What is the best counterfeit money detector?

Posted by Paul on 7th Mar 2019

What is the best counterfeit money detector?

As stated in the previous article on identifying counterfeit money there are some visual checks you can make to check for counterfeit notes. Click here to read the article on identifying counterfeit notes.
If you are checking older bank notes then you will need a special UV light to help with checking for counterfeit notes.
These UV reactive lights are perfect for checking new and older types of counterfeit bank notes.
All bank notes haves special images and or text on them that is invisible unless viewed with a special UV light.

If you are observant you may have noticed that some banks teller cubicles contain a light that contains a fluorescent tube that is black in colour.
If switched on it will emit a purple colour.

These special lights are used by the bank tellers to check if suspect bank notes are counterfeit.

So what is the best counterfeit money detector?

UV (Ultra Violet) Lights including UV torches are best for all round counterfeit money detection.

To see our range of UV torches that are perfect for checking for counterfeit notes click here.