New $100 Bills Aimed At Stopping Counterfeiters

Oct 8, 2013
Originally published on December 4, 2014 7:01 am

Despite the government shutdown, the Federal Reserve starts distributing its brand new $100 bills to banks today.

The new $100 bill is the first redesign since 1996, and includes new features to thwart counterfeiters.

Jason Bellini of the Wall Street Journal joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to explain.


Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit