Lucky Money Collections for “Year of the Tiger”
To mark Chinese Lunar New Year, Treasury Department’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing recently announced the newest additions to the Lucky Money Collection, “Year of the Tiger” and “Dragon Boat.” Lucia Chen, 3rd from left, who contributed a Chinese poem for the Lucky Money Collection, was invited to this press conference. From left: Kevin Brown, Karen Smith, Lucia Chen, Pamela Gardiner, BEP Deputy Director, Gino Wang, Jun Barn.
The Tiger is a sign of luck in the twelve zodiac symbols in the Chinese lunar aalendar. The lucky money note features an uncirculated $1 note with the serial number beginning with “8888,”designed with decorative Chinese symbolism and packaged in a red folder with gold foil. The "year of the Tiger" represents good fortune and prosperity, signifying success in the New Year. This note is sold for $5.95 and only 88,888will be available for sale.
The Lucky Money Note “Dragon Boat” features a crisp uncirculated Series 2004 $50 Federal Reserve Note with a serial number beginning with “8888.” This lucky money note is attractively presented in a decorative folder, with the note encased in a protective, clear, acid-free polymer sleeve. This product is limited to 6,888 sets and is available for the price of $68.88.