Coin and Paper Money Collecting/$50 bill


I have asked Coin magazine this but since they no longer print currency lists,
they gave no answer.
 Why is the 2004 $50 bill w/ sigs of Cabral & Snow not listed in the small
currency section while those w/ the sigs of the other 2004 officials listed on
the $50 for that year?
What can you tell me about these bills?

I am looking at the 10th edition of "Standard Guide To Small Size U.S. Paper Money, 1928 to Date", it shows that Cabral & Snow signed 2004A $50 notes.  2004 examples were signed by Marin and Snow.  I can't explain what you saw somewhere else.  2004 $50s should not be signed by Cabral and Snow.  If you have one that is, then I would love to see a picture.  Stranger things have happened when dealing with old money.

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