In 2006, an uncirculated 1929 $5 bill sold at auction for $12,000. An identical bill in a worn condition may be worth around $75. Collectors determine the value of paper money primarily based on the condition of the bill and the bank from which it was issued.
A 1929 $5 bill issued by a small bank from a sparsely populated area is worth more than an identical bill from a large bank in a major city that produced many copies of the same note. Notes that have a star symbol in the serial number are worth more than notes with only numerals.Learn More
A 1976 $2 bill is only worth face value, as of July 2014. This bill is not considered old enough or rare enough to be considered a collectible. Rarity is a major deciding factor in a currency's worth.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the standard 1934 $50 bill is still in circulation, quite common and only worth face value. When found in perfect condition, these green seal bills do carry a slight premium.Full Answer >
As of 2014, with so many of them still in circulation, the average 1934 $100 green seal bill is not worth more than its face value. However, those in mint condition may fetch a slight premium.Full Answer >
As of 2014, 1934 $10 notes in an average condition are still very common and do not carry a premium above face value. Bills in perfect condition carry a slight premium for some collectors.Full Answer >