_Many folks have talked about cash-in and procedures for security. We know that it would be simple-minded to allow our dinar out of our sight. And we know that when we call around that first morning and ask if they will verify our dinar as authentic within eyesight, we are prepared to move on to another bank if we don't get a satisfactory answer.
That also means walking out if they change the story or try to maneuver us when we are sitting in the branch manager's office. We know we don't need a Delarue machine, that the bank can examine the currency and compare the identifiers to their currency I.D. book or use a small blacklight to verify the UV stamp.
For our part, we need to take some responsibility. We are not helpless and we don't need to be lazy, counting on the bank to do what we could do.
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We can take our bills down to the photocopy shop and make a copy of all the bills so that we have a record of what we have and what we are going to turn in.
We can look up the Eastern Arabic numbering on Wikipedia and can decipher exactly what are the serial numbers of the currency we have documented.
And when we are at the bank, have agreed to the terms of the exchange of IQD for USD, we should document the event.
You see, the banks have exchanged foreign currency before but never have they handled a newly-legitimate currency with such great value.
They won't be cashing 100 Euros, they'll be cashing a million dollars. So, download the attached receipt and save it to your computer in the dinar folder. You should be aware that the document uses formatted tabs and paragraphs.
When you open it, if it shows as "Read-Only" or such, click the button to make it editable (Word 2010) or do <File><Save As> to save it as another file name so you can edit. Here is the receipt:
UPDATED APRIL 02: LINK TO DINAR RECEIPT IN EARLIER POST
Here is my earlier post, talking about documenting your dinar and the Eastern Arabic numerals:
Dinar Recaps Note: You can also use a website such as Dinar Registry, to record and have a printout of the Arabic numbers. DINAR REGISTRY