Release Date: Immediate
Contact: Karen Smith (202) 435-8110
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Bureau/BEP) will exhibit at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money Convention, August 10-14, 2010 at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center (Halls C & D) located at 900 Boylston Street - Boston, Massachusetts 02115. The Bureau will display the new $100 note which goes into circulation on February 10, 2011.
Also, 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. Additional exhibits include currency face plates representing the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Series 1934-C, 12-Subject $100 plate, a Series 1934-B, 12- Subject $10,000 plate and a Series 1914, 4-subject $100 plate representing the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Additionally, an antique 19th Century Spider Press will be on display at this convention. A technical expert on currency production will conduct printing demonstrations on this Abraham Lincoln-era press and answer questions. Live demonstrations will be conducted during show hours throughout the convention 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 product for sale:
- American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money Intaglio Print Card - featuring an exquisite compilation of unique engraved images, representative of the state of Massachusetts. This card is the third and final card in the “2010 Intaglio Print Program.”
Please visit the Bureau’s booth (#1626) 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.