An in-depth knowledge of currency is one of the most important aspects of being a bank teller. As a teller, you will process, handle, and exchange large amounts of currency on a daily basis. As a result, you need to know the different types of American currency and how to spot fake currency.
This module will provide bank tellers with an overview of currency. We will discuss the different types of bill you will come across and methods to detect counterfeit currency.
This course includes an examination.
- Describe the types of currency in circulation in America
- Describe the importance of currency knowledge to the bank teller job
- Discuss the history of currency in America
- Identify counterfeit currency
o Types of currency
o The notes
o Out of circulation Federal Reserve Notes
o Issuing Federal Reserve banks
o The history of currency counterfeiting in the United States
o Indicators of legitimate and counterfeit currency and how they can assist you in detecting counterfeit currency