HISTORYOF BANKNOTES

UNDERSTANDING BANKNOTES

Learn about the security, technical, design and quality features. From printing techniques to the physical features, find out more about the technology underpinning each banknote the South African Reserve Bank produces.

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100 YEARS OF MADIBA

Explore the Madiba Commemorative Banknote Campaign. Discover why these commemorative banknotes were created and what makes them unique, as well as the stories from Madiba’s life that inspired the themes and designs.

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Banknote Challenge

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Explore, learn and discover everything you need to know about South African Banknotes with this augmented reality app. From design inspirations and the stories behind each banknote, to the technical and security features designed to protect against fraud, this App will take you on an educational journey across the South African banknotes including the newly released Nelson Mandela Commemorative series. Download it today.