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South Korea’s bogus banknotes hit record low

The number of counterfeit banknotes found in South Korea hit a record low in 2019. According to Bank of Korea, the number of fake banknotes...

False Alarm: Fake 500-Rupee Banknotes

A recent social media post caused great confusion by warning that Indian 500-rupee banknotes with the vertical green security stripe near the picture of...
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France to drop CFA franc in West Africa

A new common currency in West Africa – known as the ECO – will be launched in 2020. CNN reports that the ECO will replace...

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...

Dominican Republic Issues Updated DOP 1,000 Banknote

The Central Bank of the Dominican Republic (BCRD) entered an updated DOP 1,000 banknote (series 2020) into circulation on September 13, 2021. This banknote contains the...

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New Banknotes, Passports to Portray the UK’s New King

A change to the head of the British monarchy is always a carefully choreographed process, especially after a reign as long as that of...