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Can I change banqve de france into euros in France?

Feb 27th, 2005, 08:08 AM
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Can I change banqve de france into euros in France?

Found $1400 french bills in the drawer. Will be in paris in a week. Will the banks there change those bills into euros?
thanks.
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Feb 27th, 2005, 08:14 AM
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Yes, if these are the most recent bills. You can change them at a Banque de France office, and this until the year 2012.
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Feb 27th, 2005, 08:19 AM
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Mohan,

Yes, you can. See:
http://www.banque-france.fr/gb/monnaies/main.htm
Click on "banknotes that are no longer legal tender" to see which bills they still exchange for EUR.

Here are the BdF branches in Paris:

PARIS-BASTILLE
Branch
3 bis place de la Bastille
75004 PARIS-BASTILLE
01 44 61 15 00


PARIS-LOUVRE
Branch
31 rue Croix des Petits Champs
75049 PARIS-LOUVRE CEDEX 01
01 42 92 33 33


PARIS-MALESHERBES
Branch
1 place du Général Catroux
BP 12
75821 PARIS-MALESHERBES CEDEX 17
01 44 40 14 44


PARIS-RASPAIL
Branch
48 boulevard Raspail
75006 PARIS-RASPAIL CEDEX 06
01 49 54 27 27

Hope this helps,
Andre
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Feb 27th, 2005, 08:22 AM
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Denominations Type Closing date for Reimbursement Equivalent €
20 francs 1980 Debussy 17 February 2012 3,05
50 francs 1976 Quentin de la Tour 30 November 2005 7,62
50 francs 1993 St Exupéry 17 February 2012 7,62
100 francs 1978 Delacroix 31 January 2009 15,24
100 francs 1997 Cézanne 17 February 2012 15,24
200 francs 1981 Montesquieu 31 March 2008 30,49
200 francs 1995 Eiffel 17 February 2012 30,49
500 francs 1968 Pascal 28 February 2007 76,22
500 francs 1993 Pierre et Marie Curie 17 February 2012 76,22

These are the last dates you can exchange your french bills.
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Feb 27th, 2005, 08:50 AM
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I am very impressed. All of you are walking encyclopedias.
All my bills are valid, not outdated. I am going to have more money to spend.
Thankyou.
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Feb 27th, 2005, 09:34 AM
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I'm just curious though. Are you saying you have 1400 francs worth of bills? Or you have $1400 worth of bills in francs, which would be somewhere in the neighborhood of 10,000 francs?

If you have 1400 francs you should get 213.429 euro.
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Feb 27th, 2005, 04:39 PM
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'If you have 1400 francs you should get 213.429 euro'.
Yes, Patrick. that is exactly what i found.

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Feb 27th, 2005, 05:50 PM
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So, Patrick & Mohan, how do you think the Banque de France is going to pay the extra €0.009?
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Feb 27th, 2005, 06:04 PM
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Wait a few years and that 0.009 Euro will be only a few dollars.
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Feb 27th, 2005, 09:11 PM
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How do I think they will pay that extra .009? I think they'll round to 213.43.
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Feb 28th, 2005, 02:37 AM
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I think they'll round to 213.42
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