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Banknote Security Features – Public Features

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Banknote Security Features – Public Features

Have you ever wondered about banknote security features? Security features are vital to the prevention of counterfeiting. Companies in the banknote industry including hologram companies, ink companies, governments and currency printers are constantly innovating new and improved methods of keeping counterfeiters from replicating read notes. New security features are released each year which are harder to replicate and easier to check, making it more difficult for fake money printers to disrupt the integrity of a country’s economy.Security features include many public features and a number of secret features only know to experts and government officials with a need to know. ...

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Secret Hidden Images & Symbols on Banknotes

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Secret Hidden Images & Symbols on Banknotes

The banknotes that our governments create have always conveyed meaning in many powerful ways. Monarchs and politicians place their own likenesses on currency to communicate their power and influence across the land. Domestic landscapes and imagery appear on currency to invoke a sense of national pride when citizens or tourists engage with the currency. Sometimes, even the size and shape of banknotes conveys a message about when or why the notes were created. Sometimes, however, hidden symbols and images are placed onto our banknotes. These symbols may be obvious at times, or we may feel that they were intentionally hidden.Hidden...

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Paper Money Grading Guide

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Paper Money Grading Guide

Currency grading is imperative as it helps collectors determine the value of their banknotes. Below we’ve created a basic paper money grading guide to get you started. Paper money is mostly graded on a numerical scale of 1 to 70 and the higher the grade, the more the value of the money. However, even while using this scale, many paper money collectors agree that there are no standard means to grade. According to them, the grade assigned to a note is mostly a matter of expert opinion rather than based on solid knowledge. Paper money grading is not only necessary for determining...

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