Reader's Corner - The Bank Of Mauritius Act 2004 :- Section 42 Counterfeit currency notes. Section 44 Forgery.

The Bank of Mauritius Act of 2004 stipulates in Section 42 that any person who, without lawful authority or excuse has in his possession, any forged, counterfeited or altered currency note or any unfinished or incomplete currency note purporting to be issued by the Bank, knowing same to be forged, counterfeited or altered, shall...

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Reader's Corner - London 2012 [Olympic Games] Commemorative Coins

The Royal Mint has produced some new individual Olympic and Paralympic coins and coin collections.  Each crown issue is authorised by the Royal Proclamation in accordance with the requirements laid down by the Coinage Act 1971.  This means that – in common with other coins in general circulation – a crown has legal tender status.

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Reader's Corner - Polymer...
The world's first polymer banknote was the $10 commemorative note issued in January 1988 to mark the Australian Bicentenary.  Australia was the first country to have all polymer banknotes and the new bills are much more durable and have proven a challenge for counterfeiters.
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