29.07.2013 - U.S. currency needs a more current look
Americans want a stable currency, and they have it. The design of U.S. paper currency has not changed significantly since 1929, when all bills were reduced to their current size, roughly 6 inches by 2 inches. Since then the U.S. Treasury has added security features to the bills to frustrate counterfeiters. Watermarks, colored threads and color-shifting ink have been added. Text, seals, emblems and portrait sizes have been tweaked. But the faces on the bills have not changed since the late 1920s, and even the color palette changes of the past decade have been subtle rather than revolutionary...............................................Full Article: Source
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