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Australia's plastic banknotes: fighting counterfeit currency

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journal contribution
posted on 2024-06-04, 07:37 authored by EL Prime, DH Solomon
The world's first banknote printed on clear plastic film and using optically variable devices (OVDs) was issued in Australia in 1988 after twenty years of research and development. In the course of this, a great deal of technical as well as logistic issues had to be solved.

History

Journal

Angewandte Chemie (International edition)

Volume

49

Pagination

3726-3736

Location

Weinheim, Germany

ISSN

1433-7851

eISSN

1521-3773

Language

eng

Publication classification

C Journal article, C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2010, Wiley-VCH

Issue

22

Publisher

Wiley-VCH