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Business Alert: The Rockingham Police Department has seen an incursion of counterfeit currency in the area lately. Be aware of all denominations as we have seen counterfeit $5, $10, $20 and $100 bills. The department has been successful in the apprehension and subsequent arrests of several counterfeiting rings but the department continues to get reports of counterfeit bills. Make your employees aware of counterfeit monies and to be aware of what a counterfeit bill may look like.
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Characteristics of United States Paper Currency
Three types or classes of U.S. paper currency are in use today. The most numerous--accounting for 99 percent of the total value in circulation--are Federal Reserve notes. Most of the remainder are United States notes and silver certificates, which are occasionally seen but are no longer produced.
The designation of the class to which the note belongs appears on the upper center of its face. Each type is identified by the distinctive color of its Treasury seal and serial numbers. On Federal Reserve notes these are green, on United States notes they are red, and on silver certificates they are blue.
Each denomination, regardless of class, has a prescribed portrait and back design selected by the Secretary of the Treasury.