Banknotes generally have at least one aid for visually impaired

Raised inks are most common feature, followed by making denominations different sizes

Every central bank in the Currency Benchmarks 2022 reported incorporating at least one aid for visually impaired people in their banknotes. Eighty-seven per cent of 31 central banks reported using at least two features and nine (29%) said they used three.

Of the various types of visual aids employed, the most common were raised inks, used by 26 (83.9%) of 31 central banks. Twenty-two (71%) printed different denominations in varying sizes. Braille, a tactile alphabet, appears much less often –

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