Show me the money! And we do, from design to combat counterfeiters, non-stop printing to feed demand, and the ultimate in security from transport and storage.
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Episode Information‘Show me the money!’ – and we do – from design to combat counterfeiters, non-stop printing to feed demand and the ultimate in security from transport and storage. Discover the monster moneymaking machines, impenetrable subterranean vaults and army of guards employed by the Federal Reserve. The US Mint is the largest in the world. The daily output: 37 million bills worth $696 million, 41 million coins worth $3 million. The technology: dozens of coin rollers , die-cutters and strikers and counters – 24 giant printing presses rolling 18 tons of ink a day. The transport: hundreds of armoured trucks delivering cash to every Federal Reserve. The security: 3,000 specially trained Mint police. The Money Factory that makes the world's most powerful economy run.