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The number of detected counterfeit Russian money in the second quarter of this year fell by a third compared to the first. This is stated in the message on the website of the Central Bank of Russia.
From January to March we found 11 279 counterfeit, and from April to June — 7 725. Bill stopped abruptly faked on the background of the pandemic coronavirus. Also to historic lows dropped, the number of found counterfeit foreign banknotes — 344. This is 26.6% less than in the first quarter. The vast majority of them, 306 notes, — US dollars.
Most often the counterfeits were found in the Central Federal district (4 229), North-West Federal district (1 362) and the southern Federal district (705).
Favorite denomination of counterfeiters began the five thousand, found 6 155 notes. Further there are thousands bills (1 191) and two thousand (206). Least three found banknotes 50 rubles. Also found 58 counterfeit coins 10 rubles and four coins of 5 rubles.
Earlier, the Central Bank reported that the number in circulation in Russia of metallic money has reached a historic high at 68.2 billion coins. The number of banknotes rose to 6,613 billion.
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