All these enhancements are designed to thwart "counterfeiting", except for Federal Reserve counterfeiting, which has done more harm to our money than all the "illegal" counterfeiters in U.S. history. Just another attempt to try and give legitimacy to something completely worthless. "Hey, now I can be sure my 100 dollar bills are real!"
The new bills are scheduled for circulation starting next month.
"As with previous US currency redesigns, this note incorporates the best technology available to ensure we're staying ahead of counterfeiters," Mr. Geithner says in a statement. So what's so great about the new $100 bill, anyway? In a word: state-of-the-art science. The new $100 bill gets an array of security features, including an image of the Liberty Bell which reportedly changes color from copper to green when the note is tilted.-US Treasury: New 100 dollar bill needs 3D tech