Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP)

2017 Happy Birthday Note Features '2017xxxx' Serial NumberToday, Feb. 2, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) started taking orders for its 2017 Happy Birthday Currency Note.

This money product features an uncirculated Series 2013 $1 Federal Reserve note with a serial number beginning with "2017xxxx" […]

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US Banknote Production Slows in December To Near 3-Year LowBanknote production slowed in December for a fourth straight month and to an almost 3-year low, data from the agency responsible for printing U.S. currency shows.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) produced 423.36 million banknotes last month, the lowest amount since February 2014, for a combined value of about $11 billion […]

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BEP 2016 Year-End Holiday ClosuresContinuing an annual tradition, Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) facilities in Fort Worth, TX and Washington, D.C. will be closed to the public around Christmas and the New Year’s holiday.

These shutdowns happen at the end of each year "as an efficiency measure," the BEP notes on its website […]

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US Banknote Production Hits 675.8 Million in October FY 2017 StartBanknote production retreated in October for a second straight month but the combined value of the notes was the highest in a year, data from the agency that prints U.S. currency shows.

675.84 million in $1s, $5s, $10s, $20s, $50s, and $100s were printed last month for a combined value of almost $20.6 billion, according to Bureau of Engraving and Printing figures […]

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Year of the Rooster $1 Notes Feature '8888' Serial NumbersIn celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Bureau of Engraving (BEP) unveiled its latest Lucky Money product during a media event today, Nov. 15, at its Eastern Currency Facility in Washington, DC.

Dubbed the "Year of the Rooster 2017," the product features an uncirculated $1 Federal Reserve note with a serial number beginning with "8888" […]

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US Banknote Production Reaches 720.5 Million in SeptemberBanknote production in September dipped from a month earlier but the combined value of the notes was higher, data from the agency that prints U.S. currency shows.

720.5 million in $1s, $5s, $10s, $20s, $50s, and $100s were printed last month for a combined value of about $16.8 billion, according to Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) figures […]

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Federal Reserve Orders 7.1 Billion Banknotes for 2017U.S. money production in 2017 is expected to exceed 7.1 billion notes valued at more than $209 billion, according to an order submitted June 27, 2016 to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

Most of the bills will be $1s, $20s and $100s. And for the first time since 2013, the Federal Reserve is not ordering any $2s […]

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US Banknote Production Reaches 585.9 Million in JulyThere were fewer banknotes produced in July than in any month since March, data from the agency that prints U.S. currency shows.

585.9 million across $1s, $2s, $5s, $10s, $20s and $100s were printed last month for a combined value topping $13.2 billion […]

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Series 2013 50-Subject $1 Uncut Currency Sheets ReleasedThe Bureau of Engraving and Printing is now accepting orders for large, uncut currency sheets of Series 2013 $1 Federal Reserve notes.

Printed on newer presses that use larger currency paper, the notes are available for the first time in a full sheet of 50 and in the smaller subject sizes of 5; 10; 20; or 25[…]

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Texas $2 Step Currency Set Features Matching Serial NumbersThe Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) on Tuesday released a new product for money collectors, the Texas $2 Step Currency Set.

Limited to 6,500 sets, the collection includes two Series 2009 $2 notes from the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank with matching numerical serial numbers beginning with "2016xxxx" […]

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