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  • U.S. Secret Service Launches Counterfeit Prevention Campaign ahead of Holiday Shopping Season

    The United States Secret Service recently launched Operation “Quick Glance” to inform U.S. retailers and consumers how to identify easy-to-detect counterfeit currency. Operation “Quick Glance” focuses on “Motion Picture,” foreign writing, and “replica” notes…


  • U.S. Currency Education Program Launches USCURRENCY.GOV as New Central Hub for Education and Training Resources

    Launched on September 10, www.uscurrency.gov provides educational content and tools to allow users to explore all designs and denominations of Federal Reserve notes. It replaces www.newmoney.gov and features new resources, including a training module for cash…


  • Federal Reserve Board Issues Redesigned $100 Note

    The Federal Reserve on Tuesday began supplying financial institutions with a redesigned $100 note that incorporates new security features to deter counterfeiters and help businesses and consumers tell whether a note is genuine. Distance, demand, and the…


  • Federal Reserve Announces Day of Issue of Redesigned $100 Note

    The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced that the redesigned $100 note will begin circulating on October 8, 2013. This note, which incorporates new security features such as a blue, 3-D security ribbon, will be easier for the public to authenticate…


  • Federal Reserve Announces Delay in the Issue Date of Redesigned $100 Note

    On October 1, the Federal Reserve Board announced a delay in the issue date of the redesigned $100 note. This new design incorporates cutting edge, anti-counterfeiting technologies and the Federal Reserve imposes strict quality controls to ensure that users…


  • U.S. Government Video Explains the Art of Banknote Design Washington, D.C.

    Using a new Web video, the U.S. government is explaining to consumers and businesses how new banknotes are developed. The video, “The Art of Banknote Design,” is being released today, and is the third in a series of educational videos created to increase…


  • U.S. Government Video Shows Businesses and Consumers How to Protect Against Counterfeit Currency

    The U.S. government is helping businesses and consumers protect themselves against counterfeit currency with a new Web video – “How to Detect a Counterfeit” – released today on www.newmoney.gov. The downloadable video is the second in a series of educational…


  • U.S. Government Puts Public Education for New $100 Note into High Gear

    Today, the U.S. government released the first in a series of educational videos, amplifying public education efforts for the new $100 note, which will begin circulating on February 10, 2011. The public education program kicked off in April with the unveiling…


  • U.S. Government Unveils New Design for the $100 Note

    Officials from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the United States Secret Service today unveiled the new design for the $100 note. Complete with advanced technology to combat counterfeiting, the new…


  • U.S. Government to Unveil New $100 Note on April 21

    The new design for the $100 note will make its debut on Wednesday, April 21 during a ceremony at the Department of the Treasury's Cash Room. The U.S. government redesigns currency in order to stay ahead of counterfeiters and protect the public. Decisions…


  • First New $5 Bill to Be Spent at President Lincoln's Cottage on March 13th

    The first redesigned $5 bill, which will continue to feature the portrait of President Abraham Lincoln, will enter circulation on March 13 and will be spent at the gift shop of President Lincoln's Cottage at the Soldiers' Home in Washington, D.C. The venue,…


  • Redesigned $5 Bill to Enter Circulation March 13

    The newly designed $5 bill will enter circulation on March 13, 2008, the Federal Reserve Board and U.S. Treasury announced today. This alerts businesses that manufacture and use vending and self-checkout machines that they have 90 days to adapt their machines…


  • Safer, Smarter, More Secure $50 Bill Issued

    Newly redesigned $50 notes arrive at banks beginning today ready to make their way into circulation and consumer wallets. Today marks the day the Federal Reserve System distributes the new note to banks and thus into the public’s hands. To mark the occasion…


  • Government Education Program Reaches Cash-Handlers In Atlantic City

    The Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the Federal Reserve and the U. S. Secret Service introduced cash-handlers today to the enhanced security features of the newly redesigned $50 note being issued this fall. The educational session, hosted by the…


  • U.S. Businesses, Banks, And Cash-Handling Equipment Manufacturers Get Final Alert To Prepare For New $50 Note

    The newly redesigned Series 2004 $50 notes, featuring subtle background colors of blue and red, images of a waving American flag and a small metallic silver-blue star, will be issued beginning on September 28, the U.S. government announced today. On the day…


  • U.S. Unveils New $50 Note With Background Colors

    U.S. government officials from the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve and the United States Secret Service, today unveiled the new $50 note design with enhanced security features, and subtle background colors of blue and red, and images of a…


  • More Secure, Colorful $20 Bill Makes Its Debut

    The most secure currency in U.S. history was introduced into the economy today, as a newly redesigned, colorful $20 bill was issued by the Federal Reserve System. In dozens of communities from coast to coast, U.S. government officials and local business,…


  • Department Of The Treasury And Federal Reserve Announce Date Of Issue For Series 2004 $20 Note

     The first newly redesigned Series 2004 $20 notes, featuring background colors and improved security features, will be issued October 9, the U.S. government announced today. On the day of issue, the Federal Reserve System will begin distributing the new notes…


  • BEP Prints 100 Millionth Newly Designed $20 Note at the Western Currency Facility

    U.S. government officials and local leaders today watched the 100 millionth newly redesigned $20 note roll off the press at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s Western Currency Facility. They also got a sneak preview of a new Visitor Center -- expected to…


  • Government Education Efforts on New Currency Begin in Las Vegas

     Officials from the Federal Reserve System, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the U.S. Secret Service kicked-off a series of education seminars today for employees of the gaming and banking industries. These tutorials, the first of which was hosted by…


  • U.S. Unveils New $20 Note With Background Colors

    U.S. government officials today unveiled a new $20 note design with enhanced security features and subtle background colors. The new design is part of an ongoing effort to stay ahead of the counterfeiting of U.S. currency. “U.S. currency is a worldwide…