Cash processing systems

This section contains information on the Eurosystem’s various testing procedures.

The cash processing systems approved for cash recycling are listed by the European Central Bank (ECB: banknotes) and the European Commission (European Technical and Scientific Centre (ETSC): coins).

Supplementary to the European certification procedures, we also offer additional national testing to support device manufacturers and combat the incidence of counterfeit money in the cash cycle. 

The following overview provides information on the most common machine types in Germany, where they are used, what their official abbreviation is and who is responsible for certification.