Banknotes and Coins - Security Features

Genuine or counterfeit?

to determine whether a bank note is genuine or counterfeit, one should take the following steps:

  • Always compare a suspected bank note with one of the same denomination from a different source.
  • Unfold a received bank note and look at the front and the back. Check the bank note for the security features shown on this page. Pay special attention to soiled or repaired notes.
  • Notify the police as soon as possible if you think that a bank note is a counterfeit.

Brochure on features to look for (in English and Papiamento)

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brochure back

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