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The new $10 bill is meant to make counterfeiting more difficult. U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing hide caption

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The new $10 bill

The new $10 bill is meant to make counterfeiting more difficult.

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One historical character is getting a looser, more colorful look: Alexander Hamilton has now broken free from his oval on the new $10 bill.

The redesigned 10-spot, unveiled Wednesday by Treasury Secretary John Snow, includes subtle shades of orange, yellow and red and is meant to be more difficult to counterfeit.

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