Making the rounds of the internet this week was an image purporting to show that the colors of current U.S. banknotes match those of their corresponding denominations in the board game Monopoly.
The following image is going viral today (via Freebeacon's Lachlan Markay) allegedly showing that the government has possibly, by coincidence, made the colors on new U.S. dollar denominations identical to their Monopoly money counterparts:
The picture was recently posted to reddit, but has been around since at least 2011. The denominations shown started coming out in 2003.
So is it true that the currency really matches like that?
Our conclusion is: Sort of.
Whoever made the above image appears to have enhanced the color of real currency a bit to make it match.
To read the complete article, see:
WAIT: Does US Paper Currency Really Perfectly Match The Color Of Monopoly Money?
Wayne Homren, Editor
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