Polymer banknotes are banknotes which are made of a special material called BOPP. These notes provide security features that cannot be found in paper notes and also have a longer life than paper notes which can be soiled and torn. These notes cannot be crumpled, as they return to their original state, and they cannot be torn either.
These kind of notes are currently being used in Australia, Brunei and a handful of other countries.With the large number of funny money being found everywhere more governments are considering this option.
Kuwait had issued a special commemorative 1 KD note following the liberation. Does anyone have these?
If checks were made of the same material it would give a new meaning to the term bouncing…