Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Are your Currency Counters and Counterfeit Detectors ready for the New $100 Bill?

Get the Facts:
The Federal Reserve announced that the new $100 note will be placed into circulation on October 8, 2013.  All of POS Supply Solution’s Currency Counters and Counterfeit Detectors will work with the new $100 note.  

Security Features and Changes to the New $100 Bill
The new security features make it easy to check the new $100 note in seconds. Learn how to use the two advanced security features: the 3-D Security Ribbon and Bell in the Inkwell. All U.S. currency remains legal tender, so you do not need to trade in old-design notes for the new ones.

1.   3-D Security Ribbon: Blue ribbon woven into the note with alternating bells and 100s that shift as you bend the bill
2.   Bell in the Inkwell: Color shifting bell changes from copper to green
3.   Portrait Watermark: Faint watermark appears on the right when held up to the light
4.   Security thread: Vertical left of portrait and pink under UV light
5.   Color Shifting 100: Color shifting 100 on the front changes from copper to green
6.   Raised Printing: There is raised printing throughout the bill which is noticeable to the touch
7.   Gold 100: Large gold 100 on the back of the bill to help those with visual impairments
8.   Microprinting:  
The United States of America – Benjamin Franklin’s collar
·     USA 100 – Around the watermark
·     One Hundred USA – Along the golden quill
·     100s – Note borders Philadelphia’s Independence Hall rear view on the new $100 bill, the time will be changed to 10:30

Please call us at 888-431-5800 with any questions on currency counters or counterfeit detectors.