New $5 Launches at President Lincoln’s Cottage

By Erin Carlson Mast

The Treasury launches the new $5 bill this morning at President Lincoln’s Cottage.  The new bill features a portrait of President Abraham Lincoln and enhanced security features.  The first $5 bill will be spent in the President Lincoln’s Cottage Museum Store in the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center. 

For more information see http://www.moneyfactory.gov/newmoney/ or the Associated Press article here.

Please note that the site will open to visitors at 12pm today after the launch event.

Ms. Erin Mast is Curator at President Lincoln’s Cottage.

 

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