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How the Bank of England prevents currency counterfeits

28 August 2022

The Bank of England, responsible for the UK’s currency, has been trying to keep up with technological changes. They have developed several security measures that prevent counterfeiters from making fake versions of their money and passing them off as real ones. The Bank of England uses sophisticated technology to make the money bills unique and prevent counterfeiting. The high-tech features of their banknotes include hidden threads, watermarks, micro printing and holograms.

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