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Franklin gets face-lift on $100 bill

Published October 09. 2013 4:00AM
Matt Rourke/AP photo
A new $100 bill featuring Benjamin Franklin is illuminated from behind Tuesday at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The new $100 bill, sporting high-tech features designed to thwart counterfeiters, entered circulation Tuesday. It is the first redesign for the $100 bill since March 1996.

A new $100 bill featuring Benjamin Franklin is illuminated from behind Tuesday at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The new $100 bill, sporting high-tech features designed to thwart counterfeiters, entered circulation Tuesday. It is the first redesign for the $100 bill since March 1996.

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