MAS adopts a multi-layered approach towards the protection of our currency to deter counterfeiting. Our currency notes and coins have various advanced security features, including visually recognisable security features, machine-readable features and covert features. It is important for you to be familiar with these security features to distinguish between a genuine and fake currency.
How to identify genuine notes
Find out more about security features found on currency notes.
How to identify genuine coins
Find out more about security features found on coins.
Detection of counterfeit notes
Read about past counterfeit cases on our currency.