Coin and Paper Money Collecting/$5 bill 1985

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$5
$5  

$5-
$5-  
Here is a picture of that $5 bill-
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Hi Marie,

That's an interesting partial offset printing error.

What happened is that a previous blank sheet either got folded over or misaligned when it entered the press.  This left an area that did not have any paper, so some of the ink from the inked plates transferred their image to the impression cylinder.  Then the next 6 or 7 sheets got printed with the normal image from the inked plates on one side and the backwards transferred impression from the cylinder on the other side.  One of these sheets is where your note came from.  Approximate value is $150-$200.

I hope this helps,

Dan

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My strong familiarity with all U.S. Mint coins, extensive reference library, and close relationships with many other dealers allows me to identify just about any coin made in the USA. I receive regular updates to all the current price guides -- both wholesale & retail -- to provide accurate values. So, with a good description or pictures, I should be able to identify and value any U.S. coin you have.

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I've been a coin dealer since the 1980's and a coin collector since the 1960's. I specialize in U.S. Silver Coins and have an active online website -- The Working Man's Rare Coins -- http://www.workingmancoins.com -- offering information and inventory in U.S. coins.

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