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One hundred dollar bill gets a remake


One hundred dollar bill gets a remake


It is several years late, but America has a new Ben Franklin hundred-dollar note, with spanking new built-in security features the Federal reserve says will make forgeries much easier to detect.

In 1996 the C-note was changed for the first time since early last century.

Two and a half billion new notes will be printed this year, but the costs of printing the hi-tech bills have gone up by four cents each, costing the Fed an extra 100 million dollars.

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