New $100.00 Bills Out In October With 3D
Every so often our government attempts to make our money more secure. In today's story... Ben and the $100.00 dollar will finally have their the high tech remake.
The Federal Reserve announced this week that it will begin circulating a redesigned $100 bill this fall. The redesigned note incorporates added security features, such as a blue, 3-D security ribbon and a disappearing Liberty Bell in an inkwell. The features are designed to thwart counterfeiters.
The new design for the $100 note was unveiled in 2010, but its introduction was postponed following an unexpected production delay. To ensure a smooth transition to the redesigned note when it begins circulating in October, the U.S. Currency Education Program is reaching out to businesses and consumers around the world to raise awareness about the new design and inform them about how to use its security features. Read more