New $10 Bills To Add Color

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WASHINGTON - (12/05/05) -- The traditional green in Americans'wallets will bloom this spring, sprouting red, yellow and orange,as well. That's what the new $10 bills will feature in new effortsto thwart counterfeiters. The new bills, to debut in March, willfeature Alexander Hamilton, the first Treasury Secretary, on oneside, and the Treasury building on the other. The two images willbe joined by the Statute of Liberty's torch and the phrase 'We thePeople' in red along with small yellow 10s and a subtle orangebackground. The new $10s will start showing up at credit unions,banks and ATMs on March 2. A redesign of the $100 bill is scheduledfor 2007.

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