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New Belarusian rubles boast new security features

The National Bank of the Republic of Belarus plans to introduce new BYN 20 and BYN 50 notes on 23 March. According to the bank,...
brazil banknote

Brazil to issue new banknote

Brazil’s central bank says it will issue a new BRL 200 banknote – which is the currency’s largest denomination – next month. The bank says...
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‘Super Leu’ counterfeiting gang arrested

Romanian authorities have arrested a man known as the world’s best forger of high-security plastic banknotes. Bloomberg reports the operation was part of a crackdown...

Does money make you ill?

Let’s face it: money is dirty. As banknotes are passed from hand to hand, people are exchanging not only a form of payment, but...

Canada wants to replace cash with digital currency

The Bank of Canada is considering launching a digital currency that would replace cash and track how people spend money. The bank says the benefits...

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This banknote shows importance of security features

Henk van Zanten Generally speaking, counterfeit banknotes can be easily distinguished from genuine notes by checking the security features and printing techniques used in and...