Some $2 bills are worth more than $20,000; here are three methods for determining their worth.

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It’s never been easier to turn $2 into $20,000 if you’re lucky.  

According to Heritage Auctions, one of the world’s top auction houses, some uncirculated U.S. $2 bills can be worth up to $20,000 depending on a few conditions.  

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And it’s possible that you have one in your wallet or in your kitchen junk drawer.  

“Americans don’t spend $2 bills because they believe they are scarce.” “However, the numbers tell us a different story,”  

Heritage Auctions vice president Dustin Johnston told MarketWatch. “They’ve printed 100 million $2 bills in the last five years.”  

 

It’s a little strange that they don’t circulate and are retained as souvenirs. There are very few of them that have numismatic or collector value.”  

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Because there are so many $2 bills, chances are your own legal money in that denomination is worth face value.  

So, what distinguishes the $2 bills that may be valuable? It all boils down to three critical factors: when the serial numbers  

The serial number is the most important. It is normally printed on the left and right sides of the front of the bill, with a letter in the center.   

“What we’re looking at is fancy serial numbers,” Johnston explained. “A 1976 $2 bill with serial number ‘1’ is worth $20,000 or more.”   

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So, what distinguishes the $2 bills that may be valuable? It all boils down to three critical factors: when the serial numbers  


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