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Evolution of the Hundred Dollar Bill – Infographic

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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How the Federal Reserve Works – Infographic

How the Federal Reserve Works

Every time there is economic news we always read or hear about the Federal Reserve, but how many of us really know what it really does or what is actually accomplishes (which may be nothing, depending who you ask!).  Today’s infographic goes into great detail about the history and function of the Federal Reserve banking system, even if it’s less “visual” than the title would have you believe.  [VIA]

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Posted by on July 31, 2013 in Infographics

 

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