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Ten Dollars Federal Reserve Note series 1928, 1934

Ten Dollars 1928, 1934

 

On the face of the banknotes of 1928 and 1928A series as distinct of the banknote shown the number of Federal Reserve District printed in the center of the Federal Reserve Bank Seal;

Payment inscription over the Seal done in four lines and reads: "REDEEMABLE IN GOLD ON DEMAND AT THE UNITED STATES TREASURY, OR IN GOLD OR LAWFUL MONEY AT ANY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK".

 

Main security features of the banknote

Security fibers:

The paper contains imbedded in a chaotic manner red and blue security fibers.

Magnetic security:

The black ink used for intaglio printing on the face contains ferro-magnetic component.

Paper: light yellow, with security fibers.

Printing methods: intaglio:

On the face — all pictures except serial numbers and U.S. Treasury Seal;

On the back — all pictures;

Letterpress:

On the face — serial numbers and U.S. Treasury Seal.

 

Ten Dollars 1928, 1934

Ten Dollars 1928, 1934

 

Main security features of the banknote

Ten Dollars 1928, 1934  security features

1,2.Intaglio:

Light-colored parts of the laser work on the face and on the back contain black or dark-green small stretched pointed elements repeated in other places: on the face — in side parts of the frame, on the back — along its entire perimeter.

In counterfeits, these small elements have rounded tips, uneven contours, different forms and disposition.

Security fibers:

The paper contains imbedded in a chaotic manner red and blue security fibers.

Magnetic security:

The black ink used for intaglio printing on the face contains ferro-magnetic component.

Paper: light yellow, with security fibers.

Printing methods: intaglio:

On the face — all pictures except serial numbers, U.S. Treasury Seal, Federal Reserve Bank Seal and index numbers, year of issue, facsimile of official signatures;

On the back — all pictures;

Letterpress:

On the face — serial numbers, U.S. Treasury Seal, Seal and 4 index numbers of the Federal Reserve Bank, year of issue, facsimile of official signatures.


 

 

Ten Dollars Federal Reserve Note series 1963

Ten Dollars 1963

Ten Dollars 1963

 

Main security features of the banknote

Ten Dollars 1963  security features

Ten Dollars 1963  security features

Intaglio:

light-colored parts of the laser work on the face and on the back contain black or dark-green small stretched pointed elements repeated in other places: on the face — in side parts of the frame, on the back — along its entire perimeter.

In counterfeits, these small elements have rounded tips, uneven contours, different forms and disposition.

Security fibers:

The paper contains imbedded in a chaotic manner red and blue security fibers.

Magnetic security:

The black ink used for intaglio printing on the face contains ferro-magnetic component.

Paper: light yellow, with security fibers.

Printing methods: intaglio:

On the face — all pictures except serial numbers, U.S. Treasury Seal, Federal Reserve Bank Seal and index numbers, year of issue, facsimile of official signatures;

On the back — all pictures;

Letterpress:

On the face — serial numbers; U.S. Treasury Seal, Seal and four index numbers of the Federal Reserve Bank, year of issue, facsimile of official signatures.

 

Ten Dollars Federal Reserve Note series 1969-1988

Ten Dollars 1969-1988

Ten Dollars 1969-1988

 

Main security features of the banknote

Ten Dollars 1969-1988  security features

Ten Dollars 1969-1988  security features

1,2. Intaglio:

Light-colored parts of the laser work on the face and on the back contain black or dark-green small stretched pointed elements repeated in other places: on the face — in side and lower parts of the frame, on the back — along its entire perimeter.

In counterfeits, these small elements have rounded tips, uneven contours, different forms and disposition.

Security fibers:

The paper contains imbedded in a chaotic manner red and blue security

Magnetic security:

The black ink used for intaglio printing on the face contains ferro-magnetic component.

Paper: light-yellow, with security fibers.

Printing methods: intaglio:

On the face — all pictures, except serial numbers, U.S. Treasury Seal, Federal Reserve Bank Seal and index numbers

On the back — all pictures;

Letterpress:

On the face — serial numbers, U.S. Treasury Seal, Seal and 4 index numbers of the Federal Reserve Bank.

 

Ten Dollars Federal Reserve Note series 1990-1995

Ten Dollars 1990-1995

 

Main security features of the banknote

Ten Dollars 1990-1995  security features

Ten Dollars 1990-1995  security features

Ten Dollars 1990-1995  security features

Ten Dollars 1990-1995  security features

 

Security thread:

the transparent polymer stripe imbedded into the paper with text "...USA TEN..." in direct and overturned image.

1.Micro printing:

External oval lines around the portrait formed by continuously repeated text 'THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA".

2.4. Intaglio:

Light-colored parts of the laser work on the face and on the back contain black or dark-green small stretched pointed elements repeated in other places: on the face — in side and lower parts of the frame, on the back — along its entire perimeter.

In counterfeits, these small elements have rounded tips, uneven contours, different forms and disposition.

5.Magnetic security:

The back ink used for printing on the face contains ferro-magnetic component. Fragments of the pictures obtaining magnetic properties shown. Boundaries of the fragments may be 2-3 mm moved comparing with the ones shown on the fig. 5. There may be found such genuine banknotes with ferro-magnetic component in smaller quantities present where it should not exist. Hence, many automatic currency detectors identify these banknotes as forgeries.

Security fibers:

The paper contains imbedded in a chaotic manner red and blue security fibers.

Paper: light yellow, with security thread and fibers.

Printing methods: intaglio:

On the face — all pictures, except serial numbers, U.S. Treasury Seal, Federal Reserve Bank Seal and index numbers;

On the back — all pictures;

Letterpress:

On the face — serial numbers, U.S. Treasury Seal, Seal and 4 index numbers of the Federal Reserve Bank.

 

 

Ten Dollars Federal Reserve Note series 1999

Ten Dollars 1999

Ten Dollars 1999

 

Main security features of the banknote

Ten Dollars 1999  security features

Ten Dollars 1999  security features

Ten Dollars 1999  security features

Ten Dollars 1999  security features

Ten Dollars 1999  security features

Ten Dollars 1999  security features

1.Watermark:

Multitoned portrait of A. Hamilton (scaled down in regard to the portrait on the face).

2.Security thread:

Transparent polymer stripe with metallic texts «US TEN» (2.1) put over it and the micro picture of the US flag with the number «10» (2.2) in direct and overturned writing; possesses orange fluorescence on both sides.

3.Micro printing:

Digits of the number «10» are filled in by horizontal lines with micro text «TEN»; intervals between them are increasing from top to bottom (3.1); over inscription «HAMILTON» on the ribbon under the portrait there is a line with the three times repeated text «THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA» (3.2).

4. Optically variable ink: at the various angles to light the number '10» changes its color from green into dark purple.

5. Magnetic security:

Fragments of pictures made by intaglio, which possess magnetic properties, shown on the fig. 5 as dark ones. Contours of fragments may be displaced on 2-3 mm in regard to those which are shown.

Security fibers:

Paper contains red and blue security fibers imbedded in a chaotic manner.

Paper: Light yellow, with security fibers and a security thread.

Printing methods: Intaglio:

On the face - all pictures except those made by letterpress;

On the back - all pictures.

Letterpress:

On the face - serial numbers, letter and digit index as well as the US Federal Reserve System Seal, the US

 

 

 

 

 

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