A free mobile app to verify Brazilian bank notes is now being offered
by the Central Bank of Brazil.
The Dinheiro Brasileiro app is available through the iTunes app
store and Google Play Store for smartphone and tablet mobile devices.
It provides information on the security features of the Brazilian
real denominations. It does not, however, check the authenticity of
The purpose is to facilitate recognition of the bank notes for those
living in Brazil and for foreign tourists. The bank notes present
several security features for easy identification.
When users position their smartphone or tablet on the note, the app
identifies the note by image comparison. Then it shows the security
features to be observed. The system is available in Portuguese,
English and Spanish.
For more information about the free app, visit the bank’s website.
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