September 28, 2005

The new 10-spot

Check these kickin' new Hamiltons, yo.

Hooray for the red, yellow and orange! Those are the colors featured on the newly redesigned $10 bill, the third currency denomination to add splashes of color to the traditional green of U.S. currency.

Some 800 million of the new bills will be put into circulation starting early next year in the government's latest effort to stay ahead of tech-savvy counterfeiters.

''The craftsmanship that goes into our currency is unmatched anywhere in the world. So is our commitment to safeguarding that currency,'' said Treasury Secretary John Snow, who participated in an unveiling ceremony on Ellis Island in the New York harbor.

Looks like those of us wit' da cash will be gettin' flashy wid it come 2006, son!

Posted by smit2174 at September 28, 2005 6:32 PM