However, a significant or very noticeable miscut can make the bill more valuable to collectors, sometimes increasing the value by up to ten times. Low Numbers By far, the most popular type of bill that collectors want are bills with low serial numbers. At least the radar and bookend are a little deeper in the pack, so any inadvertant mishandling by the bank tellers, which could devalue its uncirculated status, should be kept to a very bare minimum. Best wishes and happy hunting!! Once I saw what the teller brought out and caught a glimpse of the number I cringed a little when I saw her flip through the bills real quick like a old flip comic book checking to see if they were indeed sequential. Got questions about a bill you've found?. Ladder notes are those where the serial number ascends or descends in order.
Hi I have a 2006 1 Dollar star note with the serial numbers 03880488 Now I know the star is worth but are the numbers of any significance?. Often, when one mistake is made, many more notes are printed the same way before the problem is detected. Does six of the same have a name? I am always buying old currency, contact me for a fair offer 914-439-3666. When a bill only has ones and zeros, it is referred to as a true binary note. Here is a list of the most popular serial oddities. Not sure if the bookend 24000024, the radar 24000042, or the 24 million +1 would be worth anything… is it better to leave it as a sequential set, or to break it up into groups? These are bills that have two sets of four of the same number. I know that seven of the same digit is a near solid.
Unusual Numbers Bank notes whose serial number matches well known numbers also have appeal to collectors. Any bill with a serial number under 100 will almost always at least double the value of the bill, and sometimes make it worth much more. Look for ten dollar bills that have a star symbol at the end or beginning of the serial number. I would get it appraised. Â One with seven of the same digit like 44434444 is near-solid. To be sure about how much your particular bill is worth, I would advise taking it in to a local currency dealer or sending a clear picture or scanned image to an appraiser. I have searched and called a couple places but no one can give me any information on the solid star or why the stars are smaller than my other star notes.
The series letters Series 1950A, 1950B, etc. Radar notes that are all the same except for the two end numbers are referred to as super radars. It has a serial number of G 00000042 B from the Chicago district. When it comes to ladder serial numbers, a true ladder contains all nine digits in ascending order. The J46 is likely a face plate number, which denotes the plate on which the bill was printed. Let us know if you get it appraised. I worked at a Bank, and had access to a lot more than the average person, put allot of time in it and got nothing in the end.
There are a few very minor raised edges on the first few bills, but no folds or creases… otherwise they are all untouched and uncirculated. This site provides appraisals of bills, as well as photographed examples of common misprinting or serial oddities. The difference between a common ten dollar bill and a rare ten dollar bill can be something simple like the serial number or the series letter. To some extent, the fanciness of a serial number can be enhanced by a good story or a creative observation of what the number means. Both of these sites appraise bills and hold currency auctions. Â It's a little over a million to one for near-solid bills. However, the star on the right-hand-side is solid.
You already have the makings of a good story. Another would be 00198500 where the year 1985 is significant. As in; which should I perhaps try to send for grading? An example of a quad double serial number would be 44775511 or 99003366. Reusing an exact serial number to replace an imperfect note is costly and time consuming. Very telling of your character.
Read the article before you ask if your bill is worth anything above face value. High Numbers Much like the low numbers, there are also people who like to collect the high number bills. It would definitely need to be in mint condition, meaning no folds, tears, stains, or other signs of wear. I greatly enjoyed your information and look forward to hearing from ya even if its not worth a dime. You can pick up a used copy on Amazon. The funny thing is the example note you showed is a radar and yes very valuable but these others that people are posting not so much. What if I told you your money is worth more than you think? The more dramatic, the higher its value.
An example of this would be 77777797. Also the plating number is on both the front and back, right? To qualify as a low number, the serial number should have six or seven leading zeros. High number serial numbers such as 99999925 or 99999853 would be coveted by collectors. Got any pointers on other routes to go about setting a price and where to sell if one were to want to sell bills? I would check with a coin dealer on it for another opinion. What do you think they may be worth? I call it a double devil dollar because of that issue.