A sheet of uncut $100 bills is inspected throughout the writing at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in urban center, Texas, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.
The federal printing facility is creating the new-look colorful bills that embody new safety features beforehand of the Gregorian calendar month. 8 oct. date.
Starting these days, $100 bills might be price far more than meets the attention.
The Federal Reserve Board is cathartic redesigned Benjamin with many new safety features, as well as a 3-D security ribbon down the center, a copper-colored bell, and a brand new portrait watermark.
The new bills conjointly contain a little eight-digit serial variety on the lower right-hand aspect, which, if it’s the correct variety, might build the bill price far more than $100.
Any paper note will have a desired fancy serial variety; a one-dollar bill with the rare number 00000005 is presently purchasable for $795 on the U.S. Rare Currency web site, and therefore the redesigned $100 bill with the serial variety 00000001 might fetch between $10,000 and $15,000.
Certain rare serial numbers—called “fancy” or “low” numbers—are in high demand among currency collectors, who pays tons of or maybe thousands of greenbacks for numbers with repetition digits (such as 00000002) or serial “ladders” (such as 12345678).