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Unveiling Postponed for the Bureau and Engraving and Printing’s New Lucky Money Product, Year of the Ox 2021


Contacts:  Tracy Garrett (202) 874-3256   Lydia Washington (202) 874-3487


Washington, DC (December 21, 2020) – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the unveiling of the BEP’s newest issue of its Lucky Money product line celebrating the Chinese New Year – Year of the Ox 2021 – will be delayed. 


The Year of the Ox 2021 product features an uncirculated, $1 Federal Reserve note with a serial number beginning with “8888.”  Information regarding the unveiling and first day of sale purchase information will be released at a later date. 


Please note, the BEP is temporarily unable to replenish its numismatic product inventory sold through the United States Mint.  We thank you for your continued support during this time and look forward to your future participation.  For more information about the BEP and currency production, please visit and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.