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what is money printed on? Is money printed on paper?

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what is money printed on? Is money printed on paper?
Money printed by the US Mint uses paper that is different than everyday paper which is wood pulp. Currency is printed of paper that is 75% cotton and 25% linen. It is supplied by the Crain Paper Company.

For additional information about how currency is printed, here for your research is a great site from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing: http://www.moneyfactory.gov/uscurrency/theproductionprocess.html
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