FRN Districts

There are a lot of numbers and letters involved with currency. On US Currency you will notice the long serial number. But what about those other numbers and letters on the sides of the serial numbers? What do they mean?     When the Federal Reserve system was developed in 1913 the country was divided…

What is MPC?

In 1946, shortly after the end of World War II, US military bases around the world got a whole new type of currency. They are called Military Payment Certificates. It was common, until then, for US enlisted men to get payed in foreign currency. This often created a black market where soldiers preferred trading cigarets…

New $100 Review

October 13th, 2013 was the issue date for the new $100 bill.  It was 4 long years since they tried to issue the notes, but had several problems during the production process. The biggest addition is a holographic strip that runs vertically on the front of the note. The image shifts from the “Liberty Bell”…