How do you identify original and fake Notes?


Every day, we are watching the news of the fake notes. You may also have fake Rs. 500 notes. So, let’s know the process of identifying the fake notes.


How to differentiate between genuine and fake notes?

The Reserve Bank of India has kept 9 specializations on every note. By watching the specializations, you will identify the original notes.


Let’s know the 8 tips on identifying fake notes:

  1. See through Register: on the both sides of the notes, floral is printed. If you keep it on the light, then you will watch the amount of the money.
  2. Identification Mark: There are different identification marks on 20-1000 notes (Indian Rupee) which stays besides the watermark. (20-Vartical rectangle, 50- Square, 100- Triangle, 500- Circle, 1000- diamond).
  3. Watermark: First of all, you keep the note on the light and watch the watermark of the Mahatma Gandhi and also watch the light and shade effect on it.
  4. Optical Variable Ink: This specialization is available on 500 and 1000 notes. In normal view, the amount of money is printed in Green colour, but if you change the angle, then you will watch that the amount of money is printed in blue colour.
  5. Intaglio Printing: From 20-1000 Indian notes, the seal of the Reserve Bank of India, Pillar of Ashoka, and the sign of the RBI are printed in such a way that you feel these by just touching your fingers.
  6. Micro-lettering: Micro-lettering stays in between the picture of the Gandhi and the vertical brand. In here, RBI is written on it. You can watch it on the magnifying glass.
  7. Latent Image: The latent image is on the right side of the note. The value of the note is printed beside the picture of Gandhiji from rupees 20-1000 Indian Rupee.
  8. Security Thread: The security thread is available on 100, 500 and 1000 Indian notes. In which, the word “INDIA” is written in Hindi, RBI and the value of the notes in English (100, 500, 1000). The security thread is on the left side of the Mahatma Gandhi image.