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May 2014 Highlights

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Preventing Counterfeit Coins

Since counterfeit coins can be virtually indistinguishable from genuine coins, coins should receive similar attention and investment as banknotes in terms of security.  
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April 2014 Highlights

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Planning Note Designs for Automated Payment Systems

The introduction of a new banknote must consider how it will be used and authenticated in machines. Robert Morrow of MEI provides his view on some of the challenges.

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March 2014 Highlights

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Mobile Phones - the Opportunities for Cash

It is often assumed that mobile payment technology poses a threat to the use of cash. But as Kenya and other countries have shown, mobile communications are actually a new opportunity.  
 
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Your Guide To Every Coin in the World

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Featuring 200 pages, this new guide provides details and images for every coin in use around the world. 

 

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