BEP Report Breakdown: August + September 2016

After not releasing any production reports last month, the BEP released the August 2016 and September 2016 production numbers today.  There were eight runs of star notes printed - lots of which are small runs: $1 - Series 2013 E 03 200 001 * - E 03 450 000 * This is small run of 250,000 notes, printed...

BEP Report Breakdown: July 2016

The BEP released the July 2016 Production Numbers recently.  Two new star note runs were printed: $5 - Series 2013 MK 09 600 001* - MK 09 920 000* This is the fourth run of star notes for the 2013 $5 "K" FRB. It is a small run of 320,000 notes printed in Washington DC. $1 - Series...

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. Regular (non-star) notes are printed in...

BEP Report Breakdown: June 2016

The BEP released the June 2016 Production Numbers just today.  Three new star note runs were printed, all in the Fort Worth facility: $1 - Series 2013 B 00 000 001* - B 03 200 000* B 03 200 001* - B 06 400 000* This is a new district for 2013 $1's and it went from 0 to 6.4...

BEP Report Breakdown: May 2016

The BEP released the May 2016 Production Numbers just today.  One new star note runs was printed: $100 - Series 2009A LA 09 600 001* - LA 10 240 000* This is a small run of 640,000 notes, printed to replace damaged sheets. Notes from this run won't command much of a premium, though. Hundreds are not as...