How to Recognize Fake Euro Banknotes?

It is known that market has some fake banknotes. We always hear about gangs involved in counterfeiting banknotes. Get know what is on them zabezbieczenia and what it is worth special attention.

It is known that market has some fake banknotes.  We always hear about gangs involved in counterfeiting banknotes. Get know what is on them security and what it is worth special attention. signs.)

Watermark

 The effect is the result of varying the thickness of paper, so logical that it appears at the beginning of production. Banks verify the authenticity of banknotes using a UV lamp (watermarks  should  not be visible). If they are, it means that counterfeiters could paste mark to the paper.

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Is this distinctive strap passes through the center of the banknote. Also, should not be visible under UV light. In normal light it is. Thieves try to sew that into the banknote. If you see something protrudes it is probably fake banknote.What is also important when you look under visible light you will see denomination and the euro sign.

Holograms

This box (or strap), is normally silver, but when we look and it reflected the light, it have colors of the rainbow. You can see logo (the gate). Only for denominations: 50, 100, 200, 500.

Recto-verso

Graphics printed on both sides of the banknote. A single page makes no sense, but when  You take it under the light figures complement each other. Such an effect in the euro seen in the upper left corner of the banknote. Be careful, make sure that the parts do not overlap and whether they fit perfectly.

Microprint

In some places, by using a magnifying glass you can see the tiny subtitles. We must pay attention if they are  blurred, because they can be fake. Subtitles can be stored: on the back near the bridge, inside a string of Greek letters EURO.

Steel engraving.

 If You touch the paper, you should feel the bulge in some places of printing. (In this way the blind recognize the denomination)

to be deceived?

  1. Check the touch of a banknote! You will feel the raised print and special printing paper.
  2. Look at the banknote against the light! You will see a watermark, security thread and complementary each others figures against the light. All three elements are visibleon either side of genuine banknotes.
  3. Check other viewing angle! The hologram ang golg belt change depending on the viewing angle

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Posted on Jan 30, 2012