How do I know if my note is original?

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How do I know if my note is original?

The primary features which are used by the RBI include a watermark, security thread, latent image of denomination numeral, bleed lines etcetera. Despite the added security features, reports in the last two years show that new fake notes have come in circulation.

How you will identify real and fake 100 rupee note write any two points?

Rs 100 note Obverse side

  1. See through register with denominational numeral 100.
  2. Latent image with denominational numeral 100.
  3. Denominational numeral १०० in Devnagari.
  4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre.
  5. Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत’, ‘India’ and ‘100’.

How can I check old 50s fake note?

See-through register with denominational numeral 50, or as per the official RBI website- “The small floral design printed both on the front (hollow) and back (filled up) of the note in the middle of the vertical band next to the Watermark has an accurate back to back registration.

How can I check my Pakistani note?

To identify the fake currency in Pakistan, you must trace the portrait of Quaid-e-Azam with your fingertips. If the outer line of the watermark on the front side feels rough, the note is likely genuine. However, if it feels smooth or rough on both sides, it is counterfeit.

How do I check my bank notes?

Go to for more resources and information. Tilt the note from side to side. Check the words change between ‘Five’ and ‘Pounds’. When you tilt the note, a coloured border around the edge of the see‑through window will change from purple to green.

How do you check currency?

Read on to know the signs that indicate fake currencies. In a fake currency, the watermark usually looks thick. Pay detail attention to the watermark. The fake currency gang apply oil, grease or wax to give the picture a translucent feel.

How can you tell if a 100 note is real?

Hold the note to light to see an embedded thread running vertically to the left of the portrait. The thread is imprinted with the letters USA and the numeral 100 in an alternating pattern and is visible from both sides of the note. The thread glows pink when illuminated by ultraviolet light.

What is the punishment for fake currency in India?

India Code: Section Details. [Whoever counterfeits, or knowingly performs any part of the process of counterfeiting, any currency-note or bank-note, shall be punished with 2[imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Do fake note pens work on new notes?

The detector pens that can currently detect counterfeit notes by reacting with the starch on regular paper will be of no use for polymer as they will just slide across the plastic, whether the note is fake or not. Much like the paper notes, there will be a vivid number on the notes only visible under UV light.

Are there fake 5 notes?

How can I tell my plastic fiver is real or not? Check the see-through window and the portrait of the Queen – Check the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) is gold on the front of the note and silver on the back. Check the foil patch below the see-through window changes from “Five” to “Pounds” when tilted.

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