Information reference system «Currency»

Information reference system «Currency»

Information reference system «Currency»

The information reference system “Currency” is intended for express authenticity verification and advanced examination of banknotes from different countries that differ in series and denomination.


Law enforcement agencies
Forensic police laboratories
Other agencies and organizations authorized to check documents
  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Illustrations
  • Downloads

IRS “Currency” contains images of banknotes and corresponding security features and techniques with detailed descriptions.


  • Detailed information about banknotes, description of their security features and techniques.
  • Images of:
    • banknotes in white, IR 400–530, 870 and >940 nm, UV 254 and 365 nm spectrum ranges;
    • magnetic ink patterns;
    • security features and techniques such as microprinting, intaglio, watermarks, holograms, etc.;
  • Detailed glossary with descriptions and illustrations of security features and techniques.

Volume of data

  • 200 currencies arranged by country and production series
  • 7 361 banknotes and coins: 4 867 banknotes, 2 494 coins


  • Express — a basic version that provides the user with the information about basic banknote security features.
  • Forensic — an extended version for advanced banknote examination.

Special features

  • Possibility to select the amount of information provided;
  • High resolution images of banknotes, their security features and techniques;
  • gif-animation of holograms and OVI-elements available in Forensicversion;
  • Easy to search;
  • Possibility to add description and comments to existing banknotes;
  • Integration with Regula Forensic Studio software for image processing, comparing examined objects with reference images of banknotes and security elements;
  • Multilingual interface:
    • English
    • Arabic
    • Hungarian
    • Spanish
    • Italian
    • Chinese
    • Latvian
    • Lithuanian
    • German
    • Polish
    • Portuguese
    • Russian
    • Ukrainian
    • French
    • any other language at customer’s request
  • Automatic update (requires Internet connection);
  • Distant training for systems operation;
  • User-friendly interface.


  • Financial institutions
  • Law-enforcement agencies
  • Forensic laboratories
  • Other agencies and organizations authorized to check documents

Information reference system installation

  • Local
  • Network

Delivery set

  • A software protection USB-dongle with a limited update licence for providing access to the information reference system

Contents of the information reference system «Currency» versions

Contents  Version
Express Forensic
Number of images 99 529 145 097
banknotes and coins 7 361: 4 867 banknotes, 2 494 coins
currencies 200
Images in spectral ranges white top + +
transmitted + +
ultraviolet, nm 254 +
365 + +
infrared, nm 870 (reflected) + +
400–530 (IR luminescence) +
>940 (anti-stokes luminescence) +
magnetic ink patterns +

PC requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 is included in the installation package
  • Minimum HDD free space required for Forensic version — 32 GB

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