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Learn how the characteristics of this cast of five creatures are similar to the security and design features of U.S. currency. Created with youth audiences in mind, this animated video is great for classroom use.

Learn how the migration of monarch butterflies is similar to the life cycle of U.S. currency. Created with youth audiences in mind, this animated video is great for classroom use.

Understand the main security features common across all U.S. banknotes to help quickly, easily, and discreetly determine if a note is genuine.

Get a brief overview of U.S. currency, including the denominations and series in circulation, as well as the design process.

Michael Lambert, associate director for the U.S. Currency Program at the Federal Reserve Board, discusses how U.S. currency gets into circulation.

Michael Lambert, associate director for the U.S. Currency Program at the Federal Reserve Board, discusses who prints U.S. currency.

Michael Lambert, associate director for the U.S. Currency Program at the Federal Reserve Board, discusses how the annual order for new currency is determined.

Sonja Danburg, program manager for U.S. Currency Education at the Federal Reserve Board, discusses how to use security features to authenticate the redesigned $100 note.

Sonja Danburg, program manager for U.S. Currency Education at the Federal Reserve Board, talks about what you should do if you think you have received a counterfeit note.

A recent change has occurred in the production process of Federal Reserve notes. In order to increase efficiency, the Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing is using equipment that allows Federal Reserve notes to be printed on larger sheets of paper. Find out more about the production changes and how they affect the $1 note in this video. For more information about this change, please visit the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

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