There are very valuable dollar bills that few people know about. Most likely, you may have received or given one of these specimens as a gift without realizing it and have overlooked its features that attract the attention of collectors. One of them can be worth up to $2,500 in the US market.
Collectors are always looking for the rarest and rarest banknotes ever printed in the United States. However, you don’t have to look far to find this type of banknote; they are still in circulation.
Here’s what valuable dollar bills are still in circulation among Americans and how to identify them. Some are old, others date from 1950.
What are the most valuable dollar bills in the United States and are they still in circulation?
The dollar bills still in circulation in the United States and valuable to collectors have several distinctive features. For example, the 1928 $500 bill, which bears the face of President William McKinley and can be worth between $1,000 and $1,500 depending on the condition of the item.
While the 1950 $100 bill, one of the most widely circulated bills, can cost up to $150, you must prove that it was printed on that date. He has the face of Benjamin Franklin.
There are also the 10 dollar bills from 1933 and 1934, which have a blue seal on one side. Finding one with a green stamp can increase the original value to $35 for collectors.
Meanwhile, $50 bills from 1862 can cost between $80 and $100. Its main feature, besides the printing date, is the portrait of Ulysses S. Grant.
Finally, the 1861 $1,000 bill, one of the oldest and most printed, can be sold on the market for a price between $1,500 and $2,500, depending on the condition of the copy. He has the face of Grover Cleveland.