News & Insights

  • Technology

    Banco de México’s New House Note Puts MOTION SURFACE® to the Test

    General Director Alegre described the Bank’s latest innovation, the new Jalisco Printing Works commissioned in 2018 – a model of efficiency and security and a driving force behind future series of Mexican banknotes.

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  • Banknotes

    A Vision of Security: Kazakhstan Previews a New Banknote

    On the occasion of the XI Financial Congress dedicated to the 30th year anniversary of its national currency, the National Bank of Kazakhstan provided a sneak preview of its new series of banknotes and coins.  

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  • Banknotes

    National Bank of Kyrgyzstan Republic awarded the 2023 RACE Award

    October, Dubai – The Organizing Committee of the Mint and Print Conference used the occasion of its namesake event (October 3-5, 2023) to honor the novel contributions of the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan Republic (NBKR).

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  • Technology

    Intense Liquid-Kinetic Movement at the Micron Level

    RAPID® Vision – the latest innovative micro-optic security thread for banknotes. Like many technology breakthroughs, Vision benefitted hugely from prior work. In this case by a micro-optics team of designers, software engineers and scientists who were involved with the creation of the very first RAPID security thread launched in 2014.

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  • Insights

    The Role of Cash is Changing

    Is the role of your banknotes changing? For all the talk about a decline in cash demand, data shows a steady rise in the value and the number of banknotes in circulation.

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  • Banknotes

    Kyrgyz Republic Introduces Three Banknotes with RAPID® HD Detect

    The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic has introduced three new banknotes in denominations of 200, 500 and 1000 Som. The notes will be in circulation from May 10, 2023, and honor the 30th anniversary of the national currency.

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  • Technology

    RAPID® Vision Meets High Demand for Intelligent Banknote Security

    Crane Currency today presents RAPID® Vision, a new and innovative micro-optic security thread for banknotes that brings high-contrast color movement to a new level.  

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  • Technology

    The Intelligent Evolution House Note by Crane Currency

    To showcase the new feature and customization process of RAPID® Vision, Crane Currency has produced the “Intelligent Evolution” house note. With a giant Pacific octopus as its portrait, the note speaks to purposive beauty and adaptation.

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