Wednesday May 25, 2022

What about a damaged banknote?

Did it happen to you that you washed your pension in the back pocket of your trousers, accidentally tore it or squeezed the banknote a lot? Such cases are definitely not rare, so it’s good to know how to deal with damaged currency so that you get at least some compensation for it?

He also remembers the bill (Vyhlka. 37 NB of 21 February 1994), which precisely sets out the conditions and procedure for exchanging damaged banknotes to a greater or lesser extent. The decree directly specifies both the form of whole and whole banknotes, as well as the payment for a certain amount of currency, which you submit to the bank for exchange.

How to exchange a banknote and what will you need?

Both the National Bank and the banks carry out treasury operations to accept damaged banknotes for which there is no doubt about their nominal value. These institutions are thus obliged not to put the currency back into circulation and damaged currency. Conversely, citizens may refuse to accept worn-out or damaged pensions (for example, at a shopkeeper or at a bank) and demand the issuance of banknotes that are not damaged. If you deal with damaged banknotes and coins at the bank, you will not forget that you must prove yourself with a valid proof of identity.


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For damaged banknotes not always full value

There are rules for the payment that the citizen will receive when presenting a damaged banknote. In the end, the bank may refuse to exchange the pension, their pattern or relief is unreadable (for example, the banknote is washed several times), which is precisely stated in the said decree. These banknotes and coins are collected without payment and sent to the NB. The pedloiteli is issued only confirmed.

What compensation will you get if you bring at least one hundred banknotes into the bank?

– If you have the face value of the banknote, if the whole or the presented banknote is in less than a quarter of the original area of ​​the banknote

– One half of the face value of the banknote, if the other half and one quarter of the original area of ​​the banknote is presented

– More than one quarter of the face value of the banknote, if the remainder of at least a quarter and less than half of the original area of ​​the banknote is presented.

– If the area of ​​the banknote is less than a quarter of its original size, you will be left without a refund.

Coins are reimbursed only if they are not coins, which, due to technology, may have separate outer and middle edges, or are longitudinally spread at the edges on the front and back.

How to determine the size of the area damaged by banknotes?

Reimbursement for non-fees and the entire banknote consists of several banks according to the size of the area damaged by the banknote. When a banknote or the remainder (composed of several) is submitted for exchange, they are considered as a whole only if there is no doubt that the individual parts belong to each other. For example, according to the Sri Lankan and Poadov sla, according to the shape in the cities of tears; in case of doubt, each subject is assessed separately.

The size of the banknote area is determined by the scales, which divide the banknote area by the same number of vertical and horizontal lines into 100 equally large fields. Insert polka into the area of ​​the rest of the banknote, which are covered by the rest of the banknote more than half.

What to do with damaged banknotes in another currency?

Damaged banknotes in foreign currency will be exchanged by the central bank of the mortgage bank, always in accordance with the applicable first country regulations. Damaged euro banknotes are then replaced by the national central banks of EU countries.

Have you ever had to replace a damaged banknote? Drink them with your opinions and experiences.

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