Security Features

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.

Highlights

How to identify genuine notes

Find out more about security features found on currency notes.

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How to identify genuine coins

Find out more about security features found on coins.

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Detection of counterfeit notes

Read about past counterfeit cases on our currency.

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Last Modified on 26/11/2016