Release Date: Immediate
Contact: Karen Smith (202) 874-2108 Darlene Anderson (202) 874-2229
Washington, DC (December 2, 2013) - Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios will unveil a new Lucky Money product at a Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) press conference on Tuesday, December 3 at 10:00 a.m., at 14th & C Streets, SW. Journalists interested in attending this press conference must RSVP by 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2013. Please arrive at BEP by 9:15 a.m. to set-up. Treasurer Rios will present the “Year of the Horse - 2014” product in honor of the Chinese Lunar New Year. The “Year of the Horse” product features a $1 Federal Reserve note, and has a serial number beginning with “8888.” The introduction of the new “Year of the Horse – 2014” represents the next generation in the lunar calendar Lucky Money product line. This product will be pre-released for sale on Wednesday, December 4 at 8:00 a.m. EST and can be purchased through BEP’s website at www.moneyfactorystore.gov, by telephone at 1(800) 456-3408 or International fax (202) 874-1788. This product may also be purchased at both BEP Visitor Center locations in Washington, DC and Fort Worth, Texas. For additional information, please contact Karen Smith at the number listed above.