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Tag: Bank notes

Verify PMG Certification Now Features Images of 3 Million Notes

If you want to search easily and for free a certain banknote certified by Paper Money Guaranty, you can use the PMG Certification tool. PMG’s online certification database now features images of more than 3 million PMG-certified notes.

Big News from the Paper Money Fair

Since 1997, every year the Paper Money Fair – one of the world’s most important banknote fairs – takes place in Valkenburg in the Netherlands. But soon, visitors have to expect a fundamental change.

World Banknote Summit Unveils Programme Innovations

The organisers of the World Banknote Summit 2020 have added both a new discussion format known as a Chatbox and a special printer’s workshop. The World Banknote Summit 2020 is set to take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from 24th to 26th February.

PMG Certifies India ‘Discovery Note’ at Hong Kong Event

Paper Money Guaranty® has certified a previously unknown British India banknote at an on-site grading event in Hong Kong. The 1925 banknote was not previously known to specialists.

Paper mill in Königstein celebrates its 450th anniversary

On June 29, 2019, the security paper factory Königstein celebrated its 450th anniversary. The Paper Mill in Königstein belongs to the world’s highest-performing production locations for the manufacture of banknotes and security papers.

Switzerland Issues the New 100-Franc Note

Issuance of the new 100-franc note started in Switzerland on 12 September 2019. The new banknote completes the ninth series of Swiss banknotes.

More Sustainability in the Production of Banknotes

Louisenthal has analyzed the production of banknotes with regard to sustainability and launched an information campaign to raise awareness. This campaign also aims to assist central banks and banknote printing plants in improving the sustainability of banknotes.

Bank of England unveils personality to be featured on next generation £50 polymer banknote

Alan Turing will be featured on the new British £50 polymer note. He unveiled the secret of the German Enigma encryption, was one of the most important pioneers of theoretical computer science and was chemically castrated by the British Government in order to cure his homosexual orientation.

New 20 Rupee Banknotes Join Second “Mahatma” Series

The Reserve Bank of India have announced they will shortly issue the much anticipated 20 Rupee banknote. Hence, the country is coming closer to completing their second series portraying Mahatma Ghandi on the obverse and sites of cultural importance on the reverse.

New Banknotes and Coins to Usher in the Era of Reiwa

As Japan welcomed a new Emperor and a new Imperial era on May 1st, 2019, the country’s currency will reflect this change from 2021 on. 3D holograms on banknotes and the coins’ bi-metallic composition are just a few of the numerous updates we can expect.
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