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New $100 Note Ready for Circulation

October 10, 2013 in Bank Notes, Education, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Paper Money, U.S. Notes

By James Bucki, About.com Guide October 7, 2013

Although most people define a “numismatist” as a coin collector, a more thorough definition would be one who studies or collects coins, tokens, and paper money and sometimes related objects such as medals. Therefore, I am going to branch out today and touch upon the subject of paper money. Tomorrow, the Federal Reserve Bank is going to start releasing into circulation the newly redesigned one hundred dollar note.

Currently, the $100 note is the highest denomination that is issued by the United States and features Benjamin Franklin on its face. It also circulates around the world and is the most counterfeited note worldwide.

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