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Countering the Counterfeiters

The counterfeiting of money has been going on ever since the invention of physical money around the 6th century BC. The main deterrent for counterfeiting in historical times was punishment – generally capital punishment, as it was considered a crime against the state. In our more enlightened times, technology is providing the deterrent. In this article, we take a look at four new developments to protect gold bars and commemorative coins from counterfeiting.

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AGMA, the Alliance for Grey Market and Counterfeit Abatement, is an alliance of intellectual property (IP) rights holders, with combined annual revenues in excess of $425 billion, who recognise that IP protection is a fundamental element of innovation and economic growth.

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