Monday, September 24, 2007

U.S. Bureau of Engraving, Interactive Currency Site

A lawyer who doesn't have a few hobbies would be a boring one indeed. . .

As a kid, I was fascinated by coins, and had a pretty extensive "penny collection" before moving on to baseball cards. I haven't kept it up, but the last several years have seen a significant change in U.S. paper currency. Most of the bills we use every day have received significant face lifts or undergone other changes designed to thwart counterfeiters. Some changes are obvious, and others are not.

The U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing has a new interactive website that shows you (and your kids) what is new or special about the new U.S. currency. Check it out --

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