By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

New 'Benjamin' finally here


Charlene Smith/Pine Bluffs Post

Haven't seen one of these yet? You will. The Federal Reserve began supplying financial institutions with the redesigned note Oct. 8, 2013. But distance, demand and the policies of individual financial institutions, the new bill hasn't reached local consumers and businesses much yet.

The main reason for the new design was security and the note includes a blue 3-D security ribbon with images of bells and 100s and a color-changing bell in an inkwell. The notes retain the watermark from the previous design and cost about 12 cents to make and usually lasts about s...

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