|The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco|
Note, $5,000, 1934
This note features a portrait of James Madison, member of the Continental Congress and the fourth U.S. President. In 1945, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing stopped printing notes with denominations greater than $100.
|Bank Transfer Note,
Featuring a portrait of Woodrow Wilson, this note was the largest note printed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Bank Transfer notes were used only for transactions among Federal Reserve Banks and not for public circulation.
|Federal Reserve Note, $100, 2009 (issue date TBD)
The new $100 note is the latest denomination of U.S. currency to be redesigned with enhanced security features. It is the final denomination in a family of redesigned notes that was first introduced with the $20 note in 2003 and includes $50, $10 and $5 notes.
|The future of United States paper money may be found on a "smart card." Smart cards are credit-card-like instruments on which monetary value is placed. They are a substitute for paper money and are capable of storing personal credit information on small microchips. Currently, smart cards are being tested throughout the United States.|