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South Africa Unveils Mandela Banknotes

The central bank of South Africa unveiled a new series of banknotes featuring the image of former president Nelson Mandela. “We are pleased to issue this new series of banknotes which reflects South Africa’s pride as a nation and pays tribute to a much-loved world icon,” said Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus. The banknotes series […]

Banknote Security Features Helped Pound “Regain Strength” Says Central Bank

Lebanon’s latest series of banknotes featuring increased security features have helped the Lebanese pound regain value, according to Riad Salameh, Governor of the country’s central bank. “The trust in Lebanese currency is not only because of the strength in financial accounts but is also due to the banknote itself,” he said at an international conference […]

Quality Control Halts Banknote Production For One Company

After discovering irregularities in the quality and production of banknote paper, security paper maker De La Rue has suspended production of banknotes at their printing plant in Overton, Hampshire for the time being. Though no specific details have been provided, the company said last week that the paper used for making banknotes was not being […]

A Closer Look At The New US $100 Bill’s Security Features

The new US $100 banknote is being called “the next generation one hundred” by the US Treasury Department. Along with a redesign of the bill’s graphic layout and the addition of some colour, several new security features have been added to the bill while some old ones maintain their presence. The newest, and arguably the […]

“Counterfeiting, A Three-Part Series.” Part 3: Modern anti-counterfeiting measures

*This article is the last in a three-part series on counterfeiting. Read the first two articles in the series: Part 1, Part 2 Anti-counterfeiting technology in and on banknotes has been evolved more over the past 30 years than it has in the entire history of money. Today’s banknotes are not just used as currency; […]