Additional features and enhancements on existing features were made to future-proof the banknotes, allowing verification using the look, feel and tilt authentication method.
It is the responsibility of the SARB to ensure and maintain the integrity of banknotes and coin in circulation. The SARB has to ensure that banknotes and coin remain a secure method of payment, unit of account and store of wealth. Banknotes and coin derive their value from the trust that the citizens have in that country’s currency.
It is important to be aware of the security features incorporated in banknotes in order to identify counterfeit notes. When inspecting banknotes, an approach of Look, Feel and Tilt should be adopted.