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Evolution of the Hundred Dollar Bill – Infographic

13 Nov

Evolution of the Hundred Dollar Bill

Did you know that at one point Abraham Lincoln was on the $100 bill, and not Benjamin Franklin?  Did you know that at one point Benjamin Franklin was on the bill, only to be bumped by Thomas Hart Benton (among others)? Today’s infographic celebrates the new $100 bill redesign, one that includes:

” a blue security ribbon, consisting of hundreds of thousands of microlenses used to determine the note’s authenticity. Additionally, the new $100 bill features a copper-colored inkwell. Inside the inkwell is a Liberty Bell, which changes from copper to green (depending on your perspective)”.  Things sure have changes in the past 150 years….[VIA]

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Posted by on November 13, 2013 in Infographics

 

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