Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP)

BEP Intaglio Prints Commemorate Panama Canal Opening CelebrationOn Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) opened up its 2015 Intaglio Print Subscription, "Panama Canal Commemorative Program."

Prints of the program commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opening celebration for the Panama Canal, a narrow land bridge between North and South America which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans […]

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2014 Year-End Holiday ClosuresBureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) tours and facilities will close between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the agency announced Wednesday.

Along with printing facilities, both Tour and Visitor Centers will be closed to the public at the end of business on Tuesday, Dec. 23 […]

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Lucky Money $100 Dragon-Phoenix Circle of Fortune NotesRepresenting unity and harmony, another new lucky money product from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is its $100 Dragon-Phoenix Circle of Fortune.

Released Wednesday, Dec. 3, this product is similar to the just introduced Year of the Goat $1 Note in that it also has a "lucky" serial number […]

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Year of the Goat Lucky Money $1 NotesEarlier today, Dec. 3, 2014, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) started selling its latest lucky money product featuring uniquely serialized Federal Reserve notes.

To celebrate the Year of the Goat and honor the Chinese Lunar New Year, the BEP has printed uncirculated $1 notes bearing serial numbers beginning with "8888." The product is further limited to 88,888 units […]

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BEP Accepting Applications for Free Currency ReadersCitizens and legal residents of the United States who are blind or visually impaired can now request a free currency reader from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP).

An application form for those interested is available from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing website […]

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US Government Prints 1.05 Billion Banknotes in October 2014The United States government printed more than 1 billion banknotes in a month for the first time in over a year, data from the agency responsible for producing U.S. currency shows.

1,053,056,000 in $1s, $5s, $10s, $20s, $50s and $100s were made in October for a total value of […]

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US Government Prints 487 Million Banknotes in September 2014The US government printed less money for circulation in September than in any month since February, data from the agency responsible for producing U.S. currency shows, and the combined value of the notes was the lowest in almost a year.

487.04 million in $1s, $5s, $10s, $20s and $100s were made last month for a […]

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2014 Coast Guard Intaglio Print from Defenders of Freedom SeriesNew from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is the 2014 Coast Guard Intaglio Print, the fifth and final card from the Defenders of Freedom series. Each of the prior prints sold out.

This year’s series celebrates the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces — Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard […]

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US Government Prints 576 Million Banknotes in August 2014For a second straight month, the US government in August printed more money for circulation than the prior month but the combined value of the notes declined.

576 million in $1s, $5s, $10s, $20s $50s and $100s were produced last month for a combined value of $8.512 billion […]

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US Government Prints 535.68 Million Banknotes in July 2014The US government printed more money for circulation in July than in June, data from the agency responsible for producing U.S. currency shows, but the combined value of the notes declined.

535.68 million in $1s, $5s, $10s, $20s $50s and $100s were produced last month for a combined value of […]

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