WASHINGTON--On Road Trip 2010, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman is getting the chance to visit a lot of very interesting destinations. But there may be few that can top his visit last week to the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and a behind-the-scenes look at how the brand-new line of next-generation $100 bills is made.
On April 21, the bureau unveiled the new bills, which feature a set of new anti-counterfeiting measures. But they're also very beautiful, perhaps the most interesting and colorful American paper money in years.
These two giant stacks of bills amount to $38.4 million, divided into four stacks of 24 bricks of $400,000 each.
Click here to read the related behind-the-scenes story on the production of the next-generation $100 bill. And click here to check out the entire Road Trip 2010 package.
July 1, 2010 10:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Daniel Terdiman/CNET
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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