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New US $100 Bill Designed to Defeat Counterfeiters

The U.S. on Tuesday is unveiling a new $100 bill, a note that still will show touches of long-standing tradition, but also will carry new markers in an attempt to thwart counterfeiters. Like the current greenish $100 bill, the new version will bear the likeness of Benjamin Franklin, a leader in the American Revolution more than two centuries ago. But it will also have a vertical blue security ribbon that shows "100" and small pictures of the iconic Liberty Bell in darker blue. ...

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