There are Canadian $1,000 bills. Although Canada stopped producing this bill in May 2000, it remains legal and in circulation as of 2012. However, banks are required to eradicate any such bills deposited with them.
Canada stopped producing the $1,000 bills due to concerns they were being overused in criminal transactions. As of 2012, a little less than $1 billion of the bills were still somewhere in the market, and experts believe criminals continue to be their main users. The Bank of Canada tracks these outstanding bills on its books as a liability. The bills are pink and are convenient for transporting large amounts of cash.Learn More
A 1986-issue Canadian $2 bill is worth just face value at the bank while carrying a slight premium from collectors. Rare variations of the bill have sold for at least $10,000 at auctions.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the face shown on the U.S. $100 bill belongs to Benjamin Franklin. The Federal Reserve System was formed in 1913, and it issued the first $100 bill featuring the prominent Franklin in 1914.Full Answer >
Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, is pictured on the front of the $2 bill. Jefferson first appeared on the note in 1869, and his Virginia home, Monticello, was first featured on the back of the bill in 1928.Full Answer >
According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, there was a $500 bill in circulation at one time, but it was pulled from distribution on July 14, 1969. In addition to the $500 bill, the $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills were also pulled at that time.Full Answer >