Release Date: November 20, 2014
Contact: Karen Smith
Washington, DC (November 20, 2014) – Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios will unveil two new Lucky Money products at a Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) press conference on Tuesday, December 2 at 10:00 a.m. The BEP is located at 14th & C Streets, SW, Washington, DC. Journalists interested in attending this press conference must RSVP by 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 1, 2014. Please arrive by 9:15 a.m. to set-up.
Treasurer Rios will unveil the Year of the Goat – 2015 and Dragon-Phoenix Circle of Fortune products in honor of the Chinese Lunar New Year. The Year of the Goat product features a $1 Federal Reserve note, and has a serial number beginning with “8888.” The Dragon-Phoenix Circle of Fortune product features a $100 Federal Reserve note, and also has a serial number beginning with “8888.” The introduction of this Year of the Goat – 2015 product represents the second issue in the next generation of the lunar calendar Lucky Money product line at the BEP.
The first day of sale for both products is Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. EST. These products can be purchased: by telephone at 1(800) 456-3408; fax 1(888) 891-7585 or International fax (202) 874-1788; Washington, D.C. and Fort Worth, Texas Visitor Center Gift Shops; and, through the BEP’s on-line store www.moneyfactorystore.gov. Bulk pricing is available for both products.
For additional information, please contact Karen Smith at the number listed above.