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Antique Currency from a private collection.

At the Texas Capitol Visitors Center, On the Run: Currency, Credit and Capitals of the Republic of Texas illuminates the turbulent financials of the fledgling Texas government.

Published in EVENTS

If you want to see people making real money, head to northernmost Fort Worth and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s Western Currency Facility (WCF), which now prints more than half of all U.S. paper currency—more than 18 million notes, or $85.4 million worth, per workday. The Tour and Visitor Center of this money factory—the only place other than Washington, D.C., where U.S. notes are printed—offers free guided tours that put you within eyeball distance of billions of bucks-in-the-making.

Published in History
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