Evolution Of The $100 Dollar Bill In The United States

October 8, 2013 marked the release of Ben Franklin's modified updates to include advanced, security features intended to thwart counterfeiting.Such revamped features of the new $100 note include a blue security ribbon, consisting of hundreds of thousands of microlenses used to determine the note's authenticity. Additionally, the new $100 bill features a copper-colored inkwell. Inside the inkwell is a Liberty Bell, which changes from copper to green (depending on your perspective).Furthermore, the new $100 also features raised printing, microprinting, and a complete, cosmetic redesign that effectively couples aesthetics with high-security assurance.

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