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Banknote Printers & Coin Mints
 
 
Banknote Corporation of America
Ciccone Calcografica S.A. (Argentina)
The Perth Mint - Australia
Note Printing Australia Limited - Polymer banknotes printed
Oesterreichische Banknoten- und Sicherheitsdruck GmbH (OEBS) (Austria)
Bangladesh Security Printing Press
Bermuda Monetary Authority
The British Royal Mint
BNB Printing Works (Bulgaria)
Canadian Bank Note
The Royal Canadian Mint
China - Chengdu Banknote Printing Complex
China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPM)
Croatian Mint
The Bank of England - Banknote Printing
François-Charles Oberthur (France)
Monnaie de Paris - The French Mint
 
Italia 20.000 Lire 1975. Titian painting. Reverse extract.
 
Germany - Bundesdruckerei
Hong Kong Note Printing Limited
Bank Note Press, Dewas Ministry of Finance, Government of India (New Delhi)
Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL) (India)
Currency Note Press, Nashik, Maharashtra (India)
India Government Mint, Hyderabad
India Government Mint, Alipore, Kolkata
India Government Mint, Mumbai
India Government Mint, Noida
India Security Press (Security Printing & Minting Corporation of India Ltd. New Delhi), Nashik Road
Security Paper Mill, Hoshangabad (India)
Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL)
Security Printing Press, Hyderabad (India)
 
Egypt 20 Pounds 1998
 
Israel Govt. Coins & Medals Corp. Ltd.
The Japanese Mint
Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corporation (KOMSCO)
Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Royal Norwegian Mint
Portugal - Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda, S.A.
Imprimeria Bancii Nationale a României (Romania)
The Singapore Mint
South African Bank Note Company
The South African Mint
Pobjoy Mint - United Kingdom
The United States Mint
United States Bureau of Engraving & Printing (BEP)
 
Other Printers
 
 
Arjo Wiggins supplies banknote paper for more than 130 countries, and Euro paper to many of the European Central Banks. With 3 banknote paper mills located in France, The Netherlands and Brazil, we guarantee flexibility and know how without any comparison.
 
Crane and Company - one of Crane & Co.’s early patents, issued in 1844, was for denominating banknotes by embedding parallel silk security threads in the paper. In January of 2002, Crane & Co. acquired AB Tumba Bruk, Tumba, Sweden, paper maker and printer of banknotes and high security documents since 1755.
 
Giesecke & Devrient prints banknotes and securities, and supplies security paper and banknote processing equipment, as well as complete identification systems and cards and card systems for electronic payment and telecommunications.
 
Moneymakers: The Secret World of Banknote Printing
 
Goznak - since 1724, Goznak has had a long and distinguished tradition as a banknote and security printer and a producer of security paper and related products in Russia. 
 
Hologram Industries - founded in 1984, Hologram Industries is a French company specialised in the creation, production and sale of optical security components, most commonly referred to as holograms. H.I. has customers in more than 30 countries and is responsible for the creation of the originations for the high denominations of the newly issued Euro.
 
Hueck Folien has unrivalled expertise with world-wide technology leadership in the area of high-value security threads for banknotes, securities and documents.
 
KBA-GIORI is a global supplier of security printing systems serving the banknote industry. Our machines are used in the production of virtually all banknotes in circulation around the world.
 
Indonesia 10000 Rupiah 1998. Dramatised reverse extract.
 
Leonhard Kurz GmbH & Co. KG - from its beginning as a gold foil producer, it is today a leading manufacturer in the world of security hotstamping foils. Since the start of the security business in the KURZ Group in the early 80s, KURZ has contributed to currency series for 61 countries and more than 150 different banknotes including the Swiss Franc, the Pound Sterling and the EURO by its OVD security products.
 
Orell Füssli - founded in 1519, is one of the world's oldest printing companies. You'll find the Orell Füssli logo on many of the things that accompany us in our daily life: on books, banknotes, securities and plastic cards.
 
Papierfabrik Louisenthal - is a world-ranking manufacturer of banknote and security paper. A subsidiary of the Giesecke & Devrient Group, Papierfabrik Louisenthal is sole supplier of banknote paper to the Deutsche Bundesbank. Papierfabrik Louisenthal also supplies banknote and security paper to central banks in more than 80 countries and to many printing works of central banks and security printers all over the world.
 
SICPA - for 75 years, SICPA has provided security solutions for documents of value of all types, from banknotes to passports to cheques.
 
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Haiti 5 Gourdes 1967. Obverse extract.

Banknote Printers, Coin Mints and their Abbreviations
     
Printers' names, abbreviations or monograms usually appear as part of a banknote design or below it on either
side of a note. The following is a list of current and past bank note printers and coin mints all over the world
and abbreviations of their names which identify printers on bank notes or coins they printed or minted.
     
Abbreviation   Complete Name of a Bank Note Printer
     
ABNC   American Bank Note Company (U.S.A.)
BABN(C)   British American Bank Note Co. Ltd. (Canada)
B&S   Bouligny & Schmidt (Mexico)
BEPP   Bureau of Engraving and Printing , Peking (China)
BF   Banque de France (France)
BFL   Barclay & Fry Ltd. (England)
BSPP   Bangladesh Security Printing Press
BWC   Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. (England)
CABB   Compania Americana de Billetes de Banco (ABNC)
CBC   Columbian Bank Note Co. (U.S.A.)
CBNC   Canadian Bank Note Company (Canada)
CBPM   China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPM)
CCBB   Compania Columbiana de Billetes de Banco (CBC)
CdM-   Casa de Moeda (Brazil)
CdM-   Casa de Moneda (Argentina, Chile etc.)
CHB   Chung Hua Book Co. (China)
CMN   Casa de Moneda de la Nacion (Argentina)
CMPA   Commercial Press (China)
CNBB   Compania Nacional de Billetes de Banco (NBNC)
CONB   Continental Bank Note Company (U.S.A.)
CPF   Central Printing Factory (China)
CSABB   Compania Sud-Americana de Billetes de Banco (Argentina)
CS&E   Charles Skipper & East (England)
DLR   De La Rue (England)
DTB   Dah Tung Book Co. & Ta Tung Printing (China)
E&C   Evans & Cogwell (C.S.A.)
EAW   E. A. Wright (U.S.A.)
FCOF   Francois-Charles Oberthur Fiduciaire (France)
FLBN   Franklin-Lee Bank Note Company (U.S.A.)
FNMT   Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre (Spain)
G&D   Giesecke & Devrient (Germany)
HBNC   Hamilton Bank Note Company (U.S.A.)
HKB   Hong Kong Bank Note (Hong Kong)
HKP   Hong Kong Printing Press (Hong Kong)
H&L   Hoyer & Ludwig, Richmond, Virginia (C.S.A.)
HLBNC   Homer Lee Bank Note Co. (U.S.A.)
H&S   Harrison & Sons Ltd. (England)
IBB   Imprenta de Billetes-Bogota (Colombia)
IBSFB   Imprenta de Billetes-Santa Fe de Bogota (Colombia)
IBNC   International Bank Note Company (U.S.A.)
JBNC   Jeffries Bank Note Company (U.S.A.)
JEZ   Johan Enschede en Zonen (Netherlands)
K&B   Keatinge & Ball (C.S.A.)
KBNC   Kendall Bank Note Company, New York (U.S.A.)
KOMSCO   Korea Minting & Security Printing Corporation (South Korea)
LN   Litografia Nacional (Colombia)
     
     
NAL   Nissen & Arnold (England)
NBNC   National Bank Note Company (U.S.A.)
OCV   Officina Carte-Valori (Italy)
ODBI   Officina Della Banca d'Italia (Italy)
OFZ   Orell Fussli, Zurich (Switzerland)
P&B   Perkins & Bacon (England)
PBC   Perkins, Bacon & Co. (England)
PB&P   Perkins, Bacon & Petch (England)
SBNC   Security Bank Note Company (U.S.A.)
TDLR   Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited (England)
UPC   Union Printing Co. (China)
UPP   Union Publishers & Printers Fed. Inc. (China)
USBNC   United States Bank Note Corporation (U.S.A.)
WDBN   Western District Bank Note Fed. Inc.
W&S   Waterlow & Sons Ltd. (England)
WPCo   Watson Printing Co. (China)
WWS   W. W. Sprague & Co. Ltd. (England)
   
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