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.
The unique feature that increases the bill's value involves the signature change on the bottom front of the bill to reflect the incoming Bank of Canada governor and deputy governor. While bills bearing the Thiessen-Crow signature combination were supposed to replace the Crow-Bouey prints beginning with serial number AUK 164000, some made it into the production of the earlier series. According to the experts at Coin Week, only five such bills have been confirmed to exist.Learn More
Alexander Hamilton's portrait appeared on the face of the original $2 bill issued in 1862. Thomas Jefferson's portrait replaced Hamilton's in 1869 and appears on the face of $2 bills as of 2014. A vignette of Monticello, Jefferson's Virginia estate, appeared on the reverse of the $2 beginning in 1928.Full Answer >
At 2014 pricing levels, a 1961 nickel is worth between its face value of 5 cents and a collector's value of 49 cents, depending on its condition. Coin collectors use a scale of good, fine, extremely fine and uncirculated to grade the condition of coins.Full Answer >
A 1934 $500 bill can be worth anywhere from face value up to $1,800 or more, while a rarer 1928 bill could be worth upwards of $16,000 in pristine condition. Special markings, condition and serial numbers all affect the value of the bill.Full Answer >
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.Full Answer >