BEP Issues Lincoln Card
By Bank Note Reporter
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is
scheduled to exhibit at the Whitman Coin and
Collectibles Convention in Baltimore, March
26-28, 2009, at the Baltimore Convention Center,
One W. Pratt St.
The BEP will showcase its "Billion Dollar
Exhibit" featuring $1 billion of rare and
antique currency including sheets of $100,000
currency notes, Treasury Bonds, and Gold and
Also, the BEP will have on display an exhibit
featuring a Series 1934, nine-subject,
multi-denominational Richmond face plate and a
Series 1915/1928, four-subject,
multi-denominational Richmond face plate.
Additionally, the BEP will have a 19th-century
Spider Press at this convention. A technical
expert on currency production will conduct
printing demonstrations on this Abraham
Lincoln-era press and answer questions. There
will also be live demonstrations by a member of
the BEP's Office of Engraving and a member of
the Mutilated Currency Division.
The BEP will also offer an intaglio print card,
"Lincoln Bicentennial Series-Family," featuring
engraved images of miscellaneous portraits and
vignettes representing Lincoln's life. This card
is the second of five in the "Lincoln
Bicentennial Series" and will be available for
For online purchase, visit www.moneyfactory.gov.