Danmarks Nationalbank closed its internal Banknote Printing Works at the end of 2016 and has since outsourced this function to an external supplier. In 2019, Danmarks Nationalbank contracted with Oberthur Fiduciaire to produce 4,800,000 new 100- and 500-krone notes for the Faroe Islands. It is unclear if the new notesRead More…

Holography plays a central role in protecting banknotes against counterfeiting, says Dr Paul Dunn of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association, who considers current developments. Holograms are at the forefront of an integral array of overt features that appear on current banknotes, providing a highly effective, evolving weapon in the battle to thwartRead More…

Innovative new holography devices that provide improved protection from counterfeiting for banknotes, have won international awards organised by the industry trade body, the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). Germany’s Louisenthal with its micromirror and hologram LEAD project scooped the top slot in the ‘Best Applied Security Product’ category at the Excellence in Holography Awards 2020, which wasRead More…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 17, 2020CONTACT: Deborah MuehleisenE-mail: pr@money.org ANA Board of Governors to Consider Alternate Options The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money®. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency eventRead More…