The Global Expert in Banknote Security 

Crane Currency, a Crane Co. company, is a fully integrated supplier of secure, durable and well-designed banknotes for central banks all over the world. A pioneer in advanced micro-optics technology, Crane Currency provides a wide range of engaging visual effects in features that increase the level of security and public trust in banknotes. 

Intuitive technology

Micro-Optics Against Counterfeiting Threats

Crane Currency’s micro-optic technology keeps us in a strong position. We are always working on new ways to integrate visual effects and security features, enabling us to stand strong against the counterfeiting threat.


Design Services

What Makes a Great Banknote Designer?

Designing a banknote is much more than just creating beautiful artwork. It is a complicated puzzle of functionality, security and artistry that a designer needs to be able to solve.


Metallic and shiny objects

"Bling" – the Counterfeiters’ Best Friend

Metallic and shiny details on banknotes – the “Bling” effect” – are becoming the counterfeiters’ best friend. They are getting better at replicating these effects and people tend to only notice the shiny features.


Bahamas 100 dollar

One of the Most Secure Banknotes in the World

The new Bahamas 100 dollar banknote is one of the most secure banknotes in the world with technology such as MOTION SURFACE ® micro-optics.