The second series of Euro notes is in front of the door. The ECB starts the exchange of all Bank notes with the 5-EUR-sham.
On 2. In may 2013, the new note is already in circulation.
The new security features are:
1. Intaglio printing,
2. Portrait Watermark,
3. Foil strip with a portrait hologram,
4. Emerald number,
5. Security thread