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The Art of Banknote Design

Have you ever wondered how U.S. currency is designed? Or who determines the security features that will be included in a note's redesign? The video podcast, "The Art of Bank Note Design," features interviews with Larry Felix, Director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and Michael Lambert, Assistant Director at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Watch the video to learn about the banknote design process and how multiple government agencies collaborate to develop currency that is difficult to counterfeit yet easy for cash-handlers to authenticate.

How to Detect a Counterfeit

Did you know any business or consumer that accepts a counterfeit note will suffer a financial loss? Counterfeit currency cannot be traded in for genuine notes. Watch the video podcast, "How to Detect a Counterfeit," to learn how to use the security features in the redesigned $100 note to verify a note's authenticity and protect your money.

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Education and Training Materials

To help educate employees on the security and design features of the new $100 note, businesses and organizations around the globe have begun ordering training and educational materials. These materials will begin shipping in September. If you haven't already, be sure to visit to place an order and learn more about the redesigned $100 note. Training materials for the new $100 note are available in 25 languages.

Need some suggestions for using the education and training materials? Below are a few ideas:

Newsletter/Website: If your organization publishes a regular newsletter or provides educational content on its website, consider using the article provided in the Education Resource Kit, which can be ordered online at, in your communications. The kit also contains camera-ready images of the new $100 note which can be included to strengthen the article's educational message.

Brochure/Poster: This brochure and poster combination serves as a multifunctional piece designed for employee education. Unfolded, it is a poster that can be hung on the wall of a break room or office. Folded up, the brochure can be kept wherever employees need it - at the cash register or handed out at meetings. This training piece comes in packs of 50 and can be ordered online at

Has your organization already used the available training materials? Do you have a $100 note education and training materials question? We encourage you to visit your industry-specific webpage on and share your ideas and questions using the "Submit Your Question or Tip" feature.