October 8, 2013 marked the release of Ben Franklin’s modified updates to include advanced, security features intended to thwart counterfeiting.
Such revamped features of this new $ 100 note include a blue security ribbon, consisting of hundreds of thousands of micro lenses used to determine the notes authenticity. Additionally, the new $ 100 bill features a copper colored ink well. Inside the ink well is a liberty bell, which changes from copper to green.
Furthermore, the new $100 also features raised printing, micro printing and a complete, cosmetic redesign that effectively couples aesthetics with high security assurance.