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Counterfeit protections


Swiss banknotes are printed on special paper containing cotton fibers. The structure of this paper banknotes gives strength and durability.

Apart of special paper banknotes are also printed with special ink. The special ink is resistant to 18 differnt chemicals and to light. What's more, one of the requirements is also that the ink is more or less resistant to washing at high temperatures.

Eighth series of banknotes are printed by Orell Füssli Security Printing Ltd which aslso printed out the notes of the previous seven series.

Swiss currency has become very popular in Poland because of the loans. On the other hand, the increased turnover of Swiss francs makes the possibility of encountering the fakes. The security features are presented basing on 50 CHF banknote.