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2011 PCGS Currency Set Registry Awards Bestowed

PCGS Currency Set Registry BanknotesPCGS Currency has announced the winners of the 2011 PCGS Currency Set Registry Awards, and announced the first entry into the PCGS Currency Hall of Fame. The award-winning collections were honored at the annual PCGS Currency Set Registry awards dinner at the International Paper Money Show in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 9, 2011.

"The interest and participation in the PCGS Currency Set Registry has exploded in the last year," stated Laura A. Kessler, Vice President of PCGS Currency and head of the Set Registry marketing efforts. "Participation has doubled in terms of both the number of participants and individual collections. There are some mind-blowing sets listed in the Registry, which makes selecting winners in each category extremely challenging." [...]

BEP Offers $10 Uncut Currency Sheets with Geithner and Rios Signatures

$10 Uncut Currency SheetsThe Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) on Tuesday, December 14, 2010, began selling $10 Uncut Currency Sheets featuring the signatures of U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios.

Each uncut currency sheet includes crisp, uncirculated $10 notes of varying quantities that range in price from $69.00 to $249.00 [...]

Lucky Money Collection: BEP Launches $1 Year of the Rabbit; $10 Lucky Lion Notes

Lucky Money NotesThe U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) on Wednesday launched two new Lucky Money Collection products featuring "Year of the Rabbit" and "Lucky Lion" notes.

The year 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit. In celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the BEP released its $1 Year of the Rabbit product which features a crisp, uncirculated $1 Federal Reserve Note with a serial number beginning with "8888." [...]

Treasurer Rios to Sign Notes at BEP in Washington

Treasurer of the U.S. Rosie Rios

Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios will be at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) to autograph notes in a public event held between 10:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2010.

Attendees can bring up to two notes to sign, or exchange old bills for new ones and have those autographed. The event is free, but the time is limited to the hours above [...]

US Government Prints 519 Million Banknotes in October 2010

BEP Production FiguresThe start of a new fiscal year for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in October 2010 translated into a delayed release of banknote production figures for the month.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing rolled out 519,040,000 banknotes in October 2010 which amounted to only $5,769,600,000 across four denominations. As a comparison [...]

US Government Prints 496 Million Banknotes in September 2010

BEP Production Figures25.28 million more U.S. banknotes were produced in September as compared to August, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing said Tuesday in a report that was published one month later than normal and after the close out of the agency's fiscal year.

The monthly increase is the second straight for the BEP after a string of two consecutive declines [...]

PCGS Currency Population Report Now Includes Serial Number Blocks

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The newest resource for paper money collectors now is available online.

The population of serial block numbers now is included in the PCGS Currency Population Report, an authoritative listing by grade of more than 250,000 notes authenticated and certified by PCGS Currency ( [...]

Redesigned $100 Bill Delayed

The Federal Reserve on Friday, October 1, said the new $100 bill which features a fresh design and a range of enhanced security...

US Government Prints 471 Million Banknotes in August 2010

23.49 million more bills were produced in August as compared to July, the latest round of U.S. currency production figures from the U.S....

US Government Prints 447.8 Million Banknotes in July 2010

The U.S. government printed nearly 100 million fewer bills in July than in June, marking a second straight monthly production decline and the lowest...

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