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Nope, this is correct. The enlarged portrait is the real deal, and it serves several purposes:
  • Its large size allows more detail to be added, making it harder to counterfeit.

  • The large size was also designed to easily distinguish the new bills from the old and may help people who are visually impaired.

  • Shifting the portrait off center allows room for a watermark and reduces wear and tear from being folded.

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