National Rollout of U.S. Currency Reader Program Announced
The BEP has begun processing all applications from U.S. citizens, or persons legally residing in the U.S. who are blind or visually impaired, to receive a free currency reader device through the government’s U.S. Currency Reader Program.
The Federal Reserve Board began circulating the redesigned $100 note on October 8, 2013. This note, which incorporates new security features such as a blue, 3-D security ribbon, will be easier for the public to authenticate but more difficult for counterfeiters to replicate.
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing proudly presents “America’s Founding Fathers 2015 Currency Set.” Each historic set features a Series 2013 $1 note and a Series 2009 $2 note bearing the portraits of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, respectively.