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New $100 bills

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Benjamin Franklin is getting a facelift to fight counterfeiting. Treasury Department officials have unveiled the new $100 bill.

It's the first remake of the c-note since 1996. The new design includes several anti counterfeiting measures, including a blue, three-d security ribbon. Inside the ribbon, bells change to 100's as you move the bill.

The Bill also includes an inkwell with a bell inside changes from copper to green. In addition, you can see a second, watermarked portrait of Franklin when you hold the bill up to light.

The bills will not be in circulation until 2011.

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this is great

This is so great!!!

Why don't we give out all the security enhancements that way the counterfeiters know what they need to start working on.

Sometimes the news hurts us more than helps us!!!