Thursday, April 22, 2010

The New $100; A HighTech $100

Wednesday, Apil 21, 2010. The new desing of the $100 is unveiled. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Treasurer of the U.S. Rosie Rios, and U.S. Secret Service Deputy Director Keith Prewitt, unveil the new $100 at the Treasury Department in Washington (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

According to AP, the new $100 is designed using high technology so as to stay ahead of counterfeiters. Is there a magic involve?
Benjamin Franklin is still on the $100 bill, also known as C-note, but he has been joined by a disappearing Liberty Bell in an inkwell and a bright blue security ribbon composed of thousands of tiny lenses that magnify objects in mysterious ways. Move the bill and the objects move in a different direction.
Although this was unveiled today, shoppers won't be spending this yet. This is due for circulation next year, February to be exact.

And will I ever get a hold of this one? I hope I can.



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