||The paper should not feel too smooth or waxy.
It is crisp and resistant to tearing.
||A watermark (image within the paper) should be visible
when the banknote is held against the light.
||The security thread should be visible as an uninterrupted
straight line, crossing the banknote vertically, when the
banknote is held against the light.
||Compare it to a genuine banknote.
||If still in doubt, have the banknote checked by your
bank or the Central Bank of Malta.