A WOMAN PRESENTS HER FIRST NEW EURO BANKNOTE IN FRONT OF THE
EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK IN FRANKFURT.
A woman laughs as she proudly presents her first euro banknote in front of a
huge euro sculpture, designed by German artist Ottmar Hoerl, in front of the
headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, January 1,
2002. Several thousand people in Frankfurt celebrated at a party on the
streets around the ECB to welcome Europe's new currency, the euro.