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 Posted 02/25/2012  6:17 pm Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Baanos to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Hey, what is with the double letter prefix on notes? I have here a 2004A 20$ star note with the prefix GK. All I know is that one of the letters indicates which federal reserve bank it comes from. Enlightenment on the subject would be appreciated :)

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 Posted 02/25/2012  7:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lettow to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Starting with Series 1996 notes, the first letter corresponds to the Series (all Series 1996 notes start with A). Subsequent advance this letter by one for each series.

The second letter represents the fed district.
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 Posted 02/29/2012  10:10 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wquinn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
And this site lists the 12 Districts:
http://www.federalreserve.gov/otherfrb.htm
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