What are the features of the new 100 dollar note?

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What are the features of the new 100 dollar note?

The Redesigned $100 Note In its first redesign since 1996, the new-design $100 note features additional security features including a 3-D Security Ribbon and color-shifting Bell in the Inkwell. The new-design $100 note also includes a portrait watermark of Benjamin Franklin that is visible from both sides of the note when held to light.

What do you need to know about a 100 dollar bill?

The thread is imprinted with the letters USA and the numeral 100 in an alternating pattern and is visible from both sides of the note. The thread glows pink when illuminated by ultraviolet light. Tilt the note back and forth while focusing on the blue ribbon. You will see the bells change to 100s as they move.

When did security thread appear on US$ 100 notes?

A security thread and microprinting are introduced in Federal Reserve notes to deter counterfeiting by copiers and printers. The features first appear in Series 1990 $100 notes. By Series 1993, the features appeared on all denominations except $1 and $2 notes. SEE FULL HISTORY TIMELINE

Where is the serial number on a 100 dollar bill?

Tilt the note to see the numeral 100 in the lower right corner of the front of the note shift from copper to green. A black seal to the left of the portrait represents the entire Federal Reserve System. A letter and number beneath the left serial number identifies the distributing Federal Reserve Bank.

Are there any old one hundred dollar bills that are rare?

As with all collectible currency, the value of old one hundred dollar bills is based on condition, rarity, and serial number. There are no old style one hundred dollar bills that are rare by themselves.

Are there any one hundred dollar bills from 1929?

Yellow seal North Africa notes are also missing the $100 denomination from its print run. However, there are still brown seal notes from 1929. Gold certificates were printed for the one hundred dollar denomination. Federal Reserve notes were printed, and they are mostly common.

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