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Coin and Paper Money Collecting/Old $10 and red seal $5 bill


I work at a retail store and while counting the money I came across 2 different bills. The first bill is a 1934 A $10 bill. Bank of Chicago, Illinois . Their are stars after the serial number. Serial number is: G02001820. Light green seal. The next is a 1953 $5 bill. Red seal, serial number: A38614928A. Where the "bank of" is normally located there is a 5 in its place with " This note is a legal tender at its face value for all debts public and private". Both are slightly worn and the ten has a small tear. Just curious as to weather or not they are worth more than face value. Thank you for your time.   -Dawn

They are worth more than face value, but not much.  In fact, probably not enough to bother trying to sell.  The tear in the $10 detracts from the value, without the tear, maybe it was worth $15.
As for the red seal $5, you may be able to get about $20 if you list it on ebay.

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