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Error currency
Error currency  
Hi Manning! I have a question about an error currency. It is a group of (4) $1 FRN from 1995. They are all stuck together on the left vertical margin. They are not like a flat sheet of uncut currency. But these are actually stuck one on top the other...............like a book. They are all consecutive serial #s I 88484992 C through I 88484989 C. They are from Distict I. The small plate number on left side is c4 and on right side is FW C xxx (each bill having different FW #). All notes have perfect centering on front and back. Have you ever heard or seen this type of currency "book'? I can send photos if needed. Thanks! Ron

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Ron, it sounds like what you have are the remnants of a promotional product.  Back in the 1970s and even still today, around the holidays banks would make "checkbook" packs of currency available to their customers.  The packs were just regular notes that they could send off to have glued together with a light adhesive.  I would certainly see why you might think those were old money errors.

Your notes are not a Bureau of Engraving & Printing error.  Their worth is really just around face value.  Sorry for the bad news.

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I can answer any question relating to valuing US Currency. My specialty is national currency, large-size currency, and small size issues between 1928 and 1957. Many bank notes have variables that can make two seemingly identical notes have very different values. That is why it is so important to work with an expert. I also work with rare Canadian banknotes as well as some foreign currency (mostly British Commonwealth countries). I have participated either as a buyer or seller in more than 500 different coin auctions.

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I have been a full time currency dealer since 2006. I set up at about ten national coin and currency shows per year all across the country. My company has a retail location in Greenville, SC. I also run a website about old money values. I am also currently the director of currency auctions at Stacks Bowers. So I am in a unique position to see, value, and sell millions of dollars worth of paper money on a annual basis. I have been lucky enough to sell hundreds of individual banknotes worth over $10,000. I personally hold several world records for highest price paid for certain categories of banknotes. While I personally don't deal a tremendous amount of coins, I can provide sound advice on where to sell coins in NYC, and other major metro areas across the country. I have seen the worst of the worst and the best of the best when it comes to coin dealers. If you don't want to publicly ask a question then you can always view our coin value guide at Coins.com.

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South Carolina Numismatic Association (Life Member and Past Board Member), Society of Paper Money Collectors (Life Member), American Numismatic Association (Member), Florida United Numismatist Association (Member)

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Bank Note Reporter, Chicago Tribune, Dozens of Smaller Local Newspapers

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Clemson University BS in Corporate Finance, Western Carolina University Masters in Accountancy, ANA Summer Seminar 2013 (Coin Grading)

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