I Found A Duplicate Star Note. What Is It Worth?

The 2013 $1 B* duplicate star notes are very popular these days. For those who are unfamiliar, here is an article detailing the event: $1 2013 Duplicate Serial Number Error. Here is the quick summary: Serial numbers are supposed to be unique for each denomination and seriesThe Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) accidentally printed...

Have You Seen These Missing Star Note 2013 $1 Star Notes?

An avid star note collector recently brought it to my attention that the following star note runs were reported as printed, but none have been found in circulation. Have you seen any of these star notes? Please comment below and send a picture if you have! 2013 $1 K 1600 0001 * - K 1920...

$1 2013 New York Duplicate Serial Number Mistake

TLDR Serial numbers are supposed to be unique. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing accidentally printed duplicate serial numbers for some $1 2013 star notes. The range of serial numbers that were duplicated are as follows: B 0000 0001 * - B 0025 0000 *B 0320 0001 * - B 0640 0000 *B 0640 0001...

Non-Reported Star Note Found - 2017A $1 A#3

A collector sent an email today with a photo of a 2017A $1 bill that shows as "Not Found" on the Star Note Lookup. I double checked the BEP's monthly production reports and also USPaperMoney.info and neither have any information about it. Based on the serial number, it is likely that the star note's run...

Case Study: 30 Consecutive 2017 $20 Star Notes

We get lots of emails asking "what is my note worth?" It takes a lot of thought to answer that question. We'd like to start answering some of these questions here on the blog so everyone can learn together. Here's the first one: Hi Dave, my wife went to the ATM this morning and received...