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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." […]

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$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 […]

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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.” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 (www.PCGScurrency.com) […]

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The Federal Reserve on Friday, October 1, said the new $100 bill which features a fresh design and a range of enhanced security features will not rollout next February as planned. A production issue has surfaced. The notes were scheduled to launch into circulation on February 10, 2011. The $100 is the highest denominated U.S. […]

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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. government reveal. The increase breaks a streak of two monthly declines. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), the agency responsible for printing American money, released their August numbers on Friday, September […]

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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 level of the year, according to figures from the agency responsible for manufacturing U.S. currency. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) released the final July numbers on Friday. The data […]

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