Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP)

Have you ever wondered how much money the US government prints each month? There’s no need to wonder. With government provided figures and a little extrapolation, finding totals are easy. Those totals, however, could be less than what you’d assume given the money the government alone spends. Clearly, electronic transactions dominate paper money in use. […]

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) had announced Monday’s release of the 2008 Cleveland $2 Single Notes for collectors. However, a follow-up message sent to customers on Tuesday, May 27, indicates there will be an unspecified delay in their sale. The BEP message said in part,   "Due to system maintenance the Bureau of […]

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With the recently announced and already sold out $2 Dallas note, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has sent out availability notices of the upcoming 2008 Cleveland $2 Single Notes for June 2, 2008. Notes in these series typically sellout within hours. With the $2 Dallas BEP note, the BEP threw in an extra […]

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has announced that the new 2008 Dallas $2 Single Notes are available today, May 12, 2008. The Dallas banknotes are the fifth $2 collector bill released in 2008. The Atlanta $2 single notes were first off printing presses in January followed by the New York $2 notes in […]

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The United States Mint has announced the upcoming arrival of new Presidential $1 dollar coin products in May. For some collectors, the announced offerings may come as a bit of a surprise since the Mint is pushing out an additional product as well as the next scheduled coin honoring U.S. Presidents. They have, in fact, […]

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has released their April 2008 banknote production figures. The BEP produced 709,120,000 notes that were worth a total of $13,532,800,000. April figures show a slight decease in volume by nearly 75,000 notes compared to March banknote figures, but the total value produced is almost identical. Also similar was […]

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has announced First Day 2008 Chicago $2 Single Notes will become available on April 21, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. (DST). The Chicago note will be the fourth $2 collector bill released in 2008. The Atlanta $2 single notes were first off the printing presses in January followed by […]

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) produced 784,010,000 U.S. banknotes in March of 2008 worth a total of $13,501,800,000. March figures reflect a volume increase compared to the total notes printed in February. However, the total value is slightly lower. In further March to February comparisons, for whatever they may be worth, the BEP […]

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The newly redesigned $5 bill entered circulation March 13, 2008. While it will take time for everyone to receive their first $5, those that have seen it love it. Well, that’s what the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is saying at least. Based on their latest video showing consumer reactions to the $5, it’s […]

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The first new redesigned Lincoln $5 bills will start arriving in banks on March 13. On the same day, the very first $5 note will be spent in the gift shop of President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home in Washington, D.C. Back in September of 2007, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) for […]

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