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Potentially-Rare Non-Star Notes

First, some background info: star notes are printed in different quantities than regular notes. A run of 3.2 million star notes is considered a full run, and aren't particularly rare. For modern star notes, 640,000 or fewer notes in a run is typically the starting point for considering it rare. RegularĀ (non-star) notes are printed in...

Currency Collecting On A Budget

Back in high school, I was a much more active currency collector than now. Unfortunately, I didn't have much cash to spend on the hobby. Collecting complete sets with top condition notes was out of the question. I had to get creative. Instead of getting excited about having old, rare, historic, etc. notes in my...