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Final Days for Paper Banknotes in Northern Ireland, Scotland

The Association of Commercial Banknote Issuers, on behalf of Bank of Ireland UK and Ulster Bank, has announced that all Northern Ireland paper £50...

What’s the Status of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill?

(Image shown is one artist’s imagining of the Harriet Tubman banknote.) Every February, Americans celebrate Presidents Day as well as Black History Month. This seems...

Namibia celebrates independence with new note

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) has introduced a new polymer NAD 30 banknote to commemorate the country’s 30th anniversary of independence. The once-off print commemorative...
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China unveils new banknote

The People's Bank of China is scheduled to issue the fifth set of RMB 5 banknotes for the 2020 edition from 5 November. The central...

Security by Design: Security Design & Ink Opacity

Joel Zlotnick, Jordan Brough and Troy Eberhardt Reverse engineering of document artwork is a critical prepress activity for sophisticated counterfeiters that print by offset lithography...

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Acceptance & Use of Older-Design U.S. Federal Reserve Notes

The United States is a relatively young and progressive nation, compared to other countries around the world. When it comes to cash, “old” U.S....