Yesterday the Federal Reserve officially released the brand new $100 note. The overall appearance is 'similar' to the previous, but there are some innovative security features that make counterfeit next to impossible...
-check them out below:
“The new design incorporates security features that make it easier to authenticate, but harder to replicate,” said Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome H. Powell. “As the new note transitions into daily transactions, the user-friendly security features will allow the public to more easily verify its authenticity.” The redesigned $100 note includes two new security features: a blue 3-D security ribbon with images of bells and 100s, and a color-changing bell in an inkwell. The new features, and additional features retained from the previous design, such as a watermark, offer the public a simple way to visually authenticate the redesigned $100 note.
- A blue “security ribbon” with images that look like they’re moving when the note is tilted
- An image of a copper inkwell, with a holographic Liberty Bell inside that turns green when tilted