Release Date: Immediate
Contact: Karen Smith (202) 435-8110
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Bureau/BEP) will exhibit at the Florida United Numismatists Convention, January 7 – 10, 2010 at the Orange County Convention Center (Hall NB), 9400 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819.
The Bureau will proudly showcase its “Billion Dollar Exhibit” which features more than one billion dollars of rare and antique currency including sheets of $100,000 currency notes, Treasury Bonds, and gold and silver certificates. Also, the Bureau will have on display an exhibit featuring two currency face plates from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, a Series 1934 12-Subject $1,000 plate and a Series 1934-B 12-Subject $10,000 plate.
Additionally, the Bureau will have an antique (19th Century) Spider Press at this convention. A technical expert on currency production will conduct printing demonstrations on this Abraham Lincoln-era press and answer questions. There will also be live demonstrations by a member of the Bureau’s Office of Engraving and a member of the Mutilated Currency Division.
The Bureau is excited to offer the following new products:
- “2010 $2 Single Note Collection” (First Installment). This installment features one $2 note from the Federal Reserve Districts of New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Richmond and Atlanta with a serial number beginning with “2010xxxxD.” Notes will be released individually for the first time on January 7, 2010 and will be available for purchase for $7.95 each.
- Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Intaglio Print Card featuring an exquisite compilation of unique engraved images, representative of the state of Florida. This card is the first of three in the “2010 Intaglio Print Program.”
Please visit the Bureau’s booth where you can purchase other unique currency products that include uncut sheets of currency in various sizes and denominations.
For more information on the BEP’s products and services, please visit our website, www.moneyfactory.gov.