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Successfully tested coin validation devices

(modules, coin validators, customer-operated deposit devices/retail)

Alongside coin processing and coin acceptance devices for professional use by parties subject to Regulation (EU) No 1210/2010 and section 36 of the Bundesbank Act, the Deutsche Bundesbank also tests – at the request of the manufacturer – coin validators, coin modules and customer-operated deposit devices (type 1, retail) designed for other purposes.

During these tests, the devices put forward by the manufacturers are assessed on whether they are able to reliably detect the counterfeit euro coins most frequently removed from circulation at the time of testing.

Please note that the publication of these test results does not constitute a purchase recommendation on the part of the Bundesbank.

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