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$100 Bills: 30 Million Destroyed

When too much ink is applied to paper it creates a print error known as “mashing”. This was the cause of 30 million new $100 bills being destroyed. David Wolman, of the “New Yorker” reported: “This time, recent batches of cash from the Washington, D.C., plant contained ‘clearly unacceptable’ bills intermixed with passable ones, according to a July memo to …

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