How Is British Currency Printed?


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Great Britain Pound Sterling is the currency of Britain. Various kinds of bank notes are available in Britain. These notes are produced by different bank such as Clydesdale Bank, the Bank of Scotland, the Bank of England and the Royal Bank of Scotland, because of this reason some notes appear to be different in terms of design.

Paper is the main raw material required to make bank notes. It also contains some amount of cotton and linen as well. Polymer security thread is put in between the papers, so that the people can verify the note under the light to check if the note is real or duplicate.
Green and black inks are used to print the bank notes. Serial number is printed by means of regular inks

Intaglio printing method is used to print the bank notes. This kind of printing ensures that the details present on the notes are not lost due to repeated handling. A pile of 10,000 sheets of paper are loaded at one time for printing. the respective ink is coated to the rotating printing plate through which it is printed on the paper sheets. After checking for detects, these paper sheets are fed into a letterpress to print treasury seals and serial numbers. Serial numbers advances as the printing advances. The notes are then checked for any printing errors, defects, etc.

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