Protection against counterfeiting

Published: 1/2/2015 Modified: 4/8/2023
Counterfeiting is a criminal offence with social and financial consequences, which undermines the trust of the public (users) in the cash.

The Croatian National Bank devotes full attention to the protection from counterfeiting of cash and prevents counterfeiting by a series of processes:

  • it participates in the processes of development and production of euro banknotes and proposes the design of the national side of circulation euro coins and decides on the design of numismatic euro coins that it issues in line with applicable European regulations;

  •  it continuously implements the National Training Programme;

  • it actively cooperates, on a daily basis, with the Police National Office for Combating Corruption and Organised Crime of the Ministry of the Interior and with the State's Attorney Office of the Republic of Croatia; and

  • it systematically supplies banknotes and coins fit for circulation and separates worn and damaged banknotes and coins to facilitate authentication.