Bundesbank salvages burned banknotes Cash video series


Have you ever accidentally burnt banknotes in the microwave? It’s not as uncommon as you might think. What about an unhappy encounter with a shredder? Our experts can piece even the tiniest fragments back together. If more than half of the banknote is left over, the Bundesbank will replace it. In the final instalment of our video series with Silviana Ursu, we show you what happens with damaged cash.