Does anyone else find these changes in currencies to be at least moderately interesting?


Apparently, there is an entire science to this.

The details of the anti-counterfeiting improvements can be seen here.

About the New $10 Notes

$10 bill shows its true colors
Splashy redesign aimed at thwarting counterfeiters
Associated Press, Sept. 28, 2005, 10:19PM

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  1. Thijs commented on Oct 2

    Could they not have hired a real graphical designer this time to make visually pleasing notes?
    American dollars just don’t look ‘good’, but perhaps that’s the beauty to many people.

  2. john commented on Oct 2

    Since Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence and not the Constitution, it would have been more fitting to add “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” in lieu of “We the People” on the bill.

  3. dude commented on Oct 3

    I also find the currency changes interesting. The technology behind all the anti-counterfeiting is really fascinating. Discovery Channel has had some good shows on that.

  4. Bob commented on Oct 3

    If Jefferson were on the 10 dollar bill, “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” might be appropriate. With Hamilton one of the architects behind the constitution, “We the People” fits.

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