Knowing The New 1000-Piso Polymer Banknote
Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas released the new 1000-Piso Polymer Banknote last April 2022. It has an advanced featured technology with complex design and security features that makes it significantly impossible for counterfeiting. Less to damage when sanitizing to make it clean and to avoid the spread of virus. It is stronger than the old paper banknote and can last up to 2.5 to 5 times longer due to its resistance to water, oil, dirt, and general wear and tear.
Sampaguita Clear Window – LOOK through the small transparent window depicting the Sampaguita flower (Jasminum sambac) and FEEL the transparent embossed line structures with the text “BSP” within the flower.
Metallic Features – LOOK at the details of metallic images and symbols in the vertical clear window. TILT the note to see color changes and dynamic motion. Dynamic Waves – Wavy lines on the front face of the note move when it is tilted back and forth.
Worries circulate with netizen in proper handling of the new banknotes, and cause some negative expectations. Fake news all over the air that it will not be accepted to buy goods on any establishments if it’s folded.
Proper Handling from BSP guidelines:
KEEP THEM CLEAN.
Soiled or dirty polymer banknotes may be wiped clean with a damp cloth. Their surface may also be cleaned with alcohol-based sanitizers—just wipe them dry using a towel or piece of cloth right away.
USE THEM AS PAYMENT FOR GOODS AND SERVICES. Do not hoard polymer banknotes, nor buy or sell them at a higher price.
DO NOT deface, write on, or mark polymer banknotes.
DO NOT staple polymer banknotes or use rubber bands to keep them together. You may use paper bands instead.
DO NOT expose polymer banknotes to very high temperatures or place them near an open flame.
DO NOT expose polymer banknotes to strong or corrosive chemicals, such as muriatic acid or bleach.
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