New $100 bills introduced

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(KTVI) - The new $100 bill is creating headaches in North Korea.  The impoverished North Korea is well known for counterfeiting $100 bills.

The Feds are calling them "supernotes" because they are so authentic looking.

Clay Teague from Scotsman Coins stopped in to show off the new note.

He talked about the average lifespan of bills and how difficult they are for counterfeiters to reproduce.

The current design for the $100, has been in circulation since 1996.

The old note, as well as all other previous designs, will still be legal tender, and will likely still be given out to customers by banks for some time to come.

But from now on, when banks request $100 bills from the Federal Reserve, they'll only receive the new design.

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