The Catalogue of Currencies - The World of Money


The Catalogue of Currencies (#COC)

Usage Features Ranking Wizard tool
Categorization Searching Functions Desktop mode
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What to find in our Catalogue?

  • Contains images and descriptions of Legal Tender, Recall status, Outmoded banknotes, coins, traveler`s cheques and typical counterfeits
  • Banknotes are displayed in UV-A, UV-C and IR spectrum
  • Each security feature is localized, illustrated or animated with structural description and the way of detection
  • Details of typical counterfeits are compared versus genuine details

Features Ranking - new standard only in APIS currency catalogue

Features Ranking is a new standard originated exclusively by APIS expert team as a result of 20 years of experience in authenticity and biometric industry. It means „value number“ created by special algorithm, which takes into account quantity and quality of all security features situated on the banknote. Find out what is the ranking of your favorite banknote, whether it has got to
TOP TEN (regarding security) or not.

Wizard tool

Guide you along the right way of authentication of each banknote.
This tool will show you how to detect each banknote, step by step from the simplest to the most complicated ways of detection. All security features are classified according to these ways of detection.
By using this tool, you can easily localize each security feature on the specific banknote.


Dividing security features into individual categories according to:

Technological process

The way of detection

Trade mark owner

Whom security features are dedicated

Searching Functions

New possibilities for searching were added into searching functions, for example according to:


Size of the banknote

Security ranking, etc.

Desktop mode

Images of front side and back side of banknote under various lights can be displayed in various desktop modes. Please find more information


  • Mission: Professional, simple and effective work with global currencies. The Catalogue is knowledge, training, education, survey, recognition, detection, comprehensive databases in time and sample room.
  • The Catalogue is dedicated to:
    • Bank industry (central/commercial banks)
    • Banknote industry (security printers, manufacturers of banking techniques, manufacturers of security features etc.)
    • Police forces and border protection(policemen, customs officers, forensic labs,
    • Cash handling industry (retailers, travel/tourist agencies, exchange offices, etc.)
    • Banking Schools and universities
  • The connection of The Catalogue of Currencies with our quality detectors creates a comprehensive expert workstation