Security is definitely increasing

Varying colors depending on how you bend the new One Hundred dollar bill.  This is just one of the amazing new security features that had to be made to keep counterfeiters at bay on America’s most treasured note.

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My favorite has to be the 650,000 micro lenses that make up the swinging liberty bells.  All these features had me thinking, “How much cam printing a $100.00 bill cost the federal reserve?”.  Drum roll please………7.8 cents.  Links below to read more – about both the new $100.00 bill and the federal reserve’s cost per printed bill.

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-05-16/ben-franklins-face-lift-the-new-100-bill#r=nav-vt

~Source: Business Week and federalreserve.gov

 

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