Originally Posted by FilmJC
and since then i think it's illegal to have real currency on set.
You can read the actual law HERE
When making prop money one should be aware of “The Counterfeit
Detection Act of 1992”. Currency must be smaller and one sided among
In many cases it's better to use real currency but that can be prohibitive
if a large amount is needed on screen. Clearly no one is pulling $270,000
in $20 bills out of your pocket.