The $10 note features subtle background colors of orange, yellow, and red, and includes an embedded security thread that glows orange when illuminated by UV light. When held to the light, a portrait watermark of Alexander Hamilton is visible from both sides of the note. The note includes a color-shifting numeral 10 in the lower right corner of the note.
As of December 2018, the average life of a $10 USD Bills in circulation is 5.3 years before it is replaced due to wear. Ten-dollar bills are delivered by Federal Reserve Banks in yellow straps.
All $10 bills issued today are Federal Reserve Notes. The $10 bill is unique in that it is the only denomination in circulation in which the portrait faces to the left. It also features one of two non-presidents on currently issued U.S. bills, the other being Benjamin Franklin on the $100 bill.
Additional Features On Our $10 Bills
When you buy fake money check for all these features against the real bill.
- Federal Reserve System Seal
- Raised Printing
- Symbol of Freedom
- Treasury Seal
- Series Year
- Portrait and Vignette
- Green 10
- Unique Serial Numbers