Whispering Woods Gallery recently completed a job of seven framed US currency sheets for Kenny of Holland. It was a learning experience and very interesting project.
Interested in the history of American money? Here’s a Brief History from The Bureau of Engraving and Printing. It includes the origins, production, and timeline of US Currency. Interested in buying currency for framing? Here is where you can purchase new uncut currency as shown in our photos. Remember that a gift of framed money is a gift for the “hard to buy for” people on your holiday gift list.
Here are a few fun facts about currency (from federalreserve.gov):
Did you know that the lifespan of a $10 bill is 4.5 years?
Did you know that it takes about 4,000 double folds before a bill will tear?
Did you know that it 454 bills weigh out to be one pound?
Did you know that US Currency paper is made out of 75 percent cotton and 25 percent linen?