Judging by the number of Google searches devoted to it, counterfeit money continues to be a big problem. Many of the searches are variations on the theme of “Someone gave me counterfeit money, and now the bank won’t accept it - what can I do?”
We mentioned previously the intaglio printing process that creates fine lines around the portraits on genuine dollars. Now we get to see some details on the lines. Below is a magnification of Benjamin Franklin's engraved portrait on a $100 bill.