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How to Spot Counterfeit Money

According to Investopedia, the U.S. dollar is the world’s most popular currency. It’s also one of the most counterfeited currencies on the market. Counterfeit money is an ongoing threat neither retailers nor customers can afford to be complacent about. You might believe it’s easy to spot fake money, but counterfeiters have become extremely adept at designing bills. Fortunately, […]

Old Rare Coins Worth Selling

You may want to think twice about your pocket change, as it might be worth a fortune. Interestingly enough, it really just comes down to factors such as historical importance, printing errors, rarity, and age. Most people might overlook these coins since they have small distinctive characteristics that aren’t easily noticeable, like minute alterations in the spacing […]

Silver Coins

What Coins Are Silver?

Silver is a valuable metal that’s found in everything from jewelry and silverware to certain types of coinage. Though coins that are minted for modern circulation no longer contain silver, it is possible to find a silver coin in your change. You may be surprised to find just how many coins do have silver in […]

US Mint Locations History Past and Present

Founded in 1792, the U.S. Mint manufactures and distributes circulating currency. As the nation’s only manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint also produces uncirculated and commemorative coins, Congressional Gold Medals, and gold and silver bullion coins. In 2019 alone, the Mint produced an average of 1 billion coins per month and is set to […]

Is There a $1,000 Bill?

You’ve handled $1, $10, and $100 bills, and you probably have at least the first two in your wallet right now. But is there a thousand dollar bill? This rare note has long been discontinued, but it was once legal currency. Find out why in history this bill even exists, what it looks like, and […]

Is There a $500 Bill?

Most Americans walk around with some paper money in their wallets on a regular basis. These bills likely include small pieces of paper currency, ranging from singles to $20s. If you’re a big spender, or if you’ve hit it big at a casino recently, maybe there’s a $50 or $100 in there. But what about […]

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