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How much currency does the Treasury Department print every day?

During Fiscal Year 2014, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing delivered approximately 6.6 billion notes to the Federal Reserve, producing approximately 24.8 million notes a day with a face value of approximately $560 million.

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What can you tell me about the paper that is used to make our currency notes?

United States currency paper is composed of 75 percent cotton and 25 percent linen. This is what gives United States currency its distinct look and feel. 

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Where can I learn more about the security features of our currency?

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What is being done to help blind and visually impaired people with currency identification? 

Visit the Bureau of Engraving and Printing's FAQ for detailed information. Currency Identification for Blind and Visually Impaired 

Last Updated: 12/1/2015 3:58 PM