Brazil launches new 200 real banknote as hoarding continues

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Central Bank of Brazil

The Central Bank of Brazil has released its new 200 real ($37.6) banknote into circulation, revealing its security features online.

Around 450 million new banknotes, designed by the central bank in collaboration with the country’s printer, Casa da Moeda do Brasil, will be printed on a cotton substrate this year.

The central bank has decided to make the new 200 real banknote the same size as the current 20 real banknote, causing concern the two could be misidentified.

However, the central bank

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