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Renaissance of intaglio

In this article a link is presented between visual and somatosensory receptive fields in the authentication of a document or banknote containing intaglio printing....
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Zim: New notes to ‘curb illegal cash market’

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will introduce a new set of banknotes in the next few weeks to increase physical money supply and curb...

Plastic banknotes not so durable after all?

Nearly 50 million plastic £5 and £10 notes have been replaced since they were launched. BBC reports that the notes were replaced due to wear...

China’s cryptocurrency ‘raises privacy concerns’

When Facebook announced its plans for a cryptocurrency, it said its goal was to reinvent money for the internet age and “promote financial inclusion.” Now...
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Singapore to discontinue SGD 1,000 note

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) plans to discontinue the issuance of SGD 1,000 banknotes from 1 January 2021. MAS said in a media statement...

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Famous Females on Banknotes

On International Women's Day, we bring you our popular article. Have you ever heard of Tawhida Ben Cheikh? Most likely you haven’t, and I don’t...