In the beginning...
Deutsche Bank predicted cash won’t exist in 10 years.
Norway’s biggest bank called for the country to stop using cash.
European Central Bank announced it would phase out the €500 note. These notes represent around 30% of the physical euro notes in circulation..
(noting that bank runs and interest rate pressure are the reasons why President Roosevelt outlawed gold in 1933. In the 1930s, gold was the escape route, so it was confiscated)