Credit institutions and cash handlers can now release only such banknotes back into circulation that have successfully passed the machine check
, the Estonian central bank (Eesti Pank)reports.
The photograph of the bearer and the OCR printing are also reproduced in the hologram, for a visual and machine check
that the hologram and printed page match.
Using the machines is simple: Motorists need to enter ID details and the machine checks
This machine checks
in at nearly 250,000 pounds and can work in tandem with a lifting magnet that is 7 feet in diameter or a Type 75 or Type 85 grapple.
Durham County Council is holding a Dr Bike surgery at Clayport Library on Saturday, April 17, where bikers young and old can have their machine checked