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BEP Initiative for US Paper Money to Help Visually Impaired. VIDEO: 2:57

eyenote BEP Initiative for US Paper Money to Help Visually Impaired. VIDEO: 2:57Rosie Rios, United States Treasurer
US Treasury Forum, August 15, 2013………

A program called Meaningful Access has been initiated at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to help the blind and visually impaired denominate Paper Money currency. Learn the specifics of how this program will help people.

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American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money

The country’s premier coin show and convention,  is held every summer at cities around the country. This year the show was hosted in Chicago, Il. The convention features spectacular educational programs and events, and the most stunning collections of early American rarities ever assembled for the ANA’s signature Museum Showcase.

The  bourse, which is always sold out,  includes the finest rare coin and currency dealers in the world, with special sections for U.S., world and ancient coins as well as paper money. The Mint Promenade will features representatives of world mints from  five continents along with collector exhibits.

For more information about the ANA or any of its conventions, visit www.money.org and/or visit the Coin and Paper Money Shows  section on Coinweek for the latest information, news stories and calendar of upcoming shows.

From the BEP Website:

EyeNote® is a free mobile device application (available on the iTunes App StoreSM) to identify denominations of Federal Reserve Notes (U.S. currency) as an aid for the blind or visually impaired.

 

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