Norway’s new currency design scheduled for circulation in 2017, with front side designed by The Metric System featuring variations on the theme of “The Sea” and the required security elements, while the backside designed by Snøhetta renders images from the Norwegian coastal landscape with the amount of distortion depicting wind speed in a mosaic pixellated form. The notes will increase in length with the denomination.
American currency has quite a storied history. American bills have come a long way from their humble beginnings in the 18th century. Over the last decade, the US has given its currency a more secure makeover (weird fact of the day: it costs 12.5 cents to create a hundred dollar bill). It was a wise choice; according to the US Federal Reserve, there are 34.5 billion notes in circulation, worth a total of $1.23 trillion. For every 10,000 genuine notes