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New PLN 200 banknote for Poland

PR dla Zagranicy
Paweł Kononczuk 12.02.2016 12:54
A new PLN 200 banknote with enhanced security features was on Friday being put into circulation by Poland’s central bank (NBP).
The new PLN 200 banknote. Photo: PAP/Darek DelmanowiczThe new PLN 200 banknote. Photo: PAP/Darek Delmanowicz

"The introduction of modernised banknotes into circulation is smooth and is not causing problems,” central bank chief Marek Belka said in a statement.

According to the NBP, the level of counterfeiting in Poland is low – six or seven in every million banknotes in circulation is a forgery.

But the central bank says that technological progress in recent years meant that security features on notes needed to be upgraded.

The central bank is also working on a new PLN 500 banknote, to be introduced next year at the earliest. (pk/rg)

Source: PAP

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