EUROPE'S OLDEST CURRENCY, THE DRACHMA IS REMOVED FROM INTERNATIONAL MARKET
Europe's oldest currency, the 2,650-year-old Greek drachma, has endured war and turmoil. On last Friday of 2000 it finally met its match in the euro and was traded on the international market for the last time.
Greece officially joined the European Union's common currency on Jan. 1. Banks and the...