NBS: Close to 2,000 counterfeit banknotes

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In half a year, 1,598 counterfeit dinar banknotes and 318 foreign currency banknotes were discovered, the National Bank of Serbia announced.

Four fifths of counterfeit dinars were two thousand dinars, and every tenth was one thousand dinars.

Among the foreign currencies, there were 195 counterfeits of euros, mostly in denominations of 50 and 100, there were 96 counterfeits of the Croatian kuna, followed by 27 dollars, of which the denomination of 100 was the most common.

The value of counterfeit dinars was 2.8 million, the amount for euros was 2.2 million, kuna – 1.5 million, and dollars 248.5 thousand, Dnevnik reports.