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What Is Your Oldest Bill You Ever Received In Circulation?

 
 
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 Posted 04/25/2019  11:51 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Still In Circ to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I am sorry for creating so many new topics lol but I felt this one is needed. So what have you found?
$1 - 1983
$2 - 1953 red seal
$5 - 1950
$20 - 1928 Gold Clause note
$50 - 1969 C
$100 - 1934 series.
So what's your guys?

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 Posted 04/25/2019  1:22 pm  Show Profile   Check NumisRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add NumisRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
In England banknotes are changed quite frequently and old designs are withdrawn about a year after new ones are introduced (although you can still exchange them at the Bank of England). The oldest English notes still in circulation are 20 notes with Andrew Bailey's signature and an AA prefix, which date from 2007...

I once got a 1950 $20 bill when changing some currency, probably before my first trip to Boston in 1991, but it wasn't in great shape and I couldn't afford to put $20 aside in those days, so I just spent it.

I had a 1977 $1 bill among my tips last year when I took some US cruise passengers on a tour bus excursion. I spent it in Houston, TX in February during my short layover on my way back from my Australian holiday.

I went to a bank in Orlando, FL on my last real vacation to the USA in 2014 and changed $20 into $2 bills: the oldest ones were dated 1976. I've also had a 1976 $2 bill as a tip when guiding.
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 Posted 04/25/2019  1:41 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Series 1929 $100 from M&T
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 Posted 04/25/2019  2:20 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add hcmusicguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
$1 1935 (multiple)
$2 1928 (multiple)
$5 and $10 both 1934
$20 193x (years ago, can't recall exact series year)
$50 and 100 both 1934 (multiple at once; had opportunity to purchase but no funds)
Oldest circulation finds: Cent 1902; 3CN 1867; Nickel (Buffalo/no date); Dime 1924; Quarter 1876; Half 1936; Dollar 1900; Banknote 1928 $2; Foreign 1917 3d (Great Britain)
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 Posted 04/25/2019  6:34 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
At my age I've come across many early notes, of course (gold certificates were still circulating when I was a kid), but had no interest in keeping them until I got involved in paper money collecting in the early '90s. Since then, this is the only cool note I've found in circulation in all those years -

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 Posted 04/25/2019  8:55 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Still In Circ to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Coinfrog wow that is a crazy find!! Nice star note! I think that deserves a lot of dancing fruit!
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 Posted 04/25/2019  9:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ty88ty2 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Oldest I've pulled was a crisp 1969 $1 bill. I've got a friend however who does accounting for a business who pulled a 1923 Silver Certificate that someone used to pay with.
Lincoln Wheat Cents - 2 holes; 1909SVDB/1914D / Indian Head cents - 14 Holes / Jefferson nickels - Done / Buffalo nickels - 10 Holes / V nickels - 6 holes / Shield nickels - 5 Holes / Roosevelt dimes - Done / Mercury dimes - 2 Holes; 1916D/1921P / Washington quarters - 8 holes / Standing Liberty quarters - 10 Holes / Barber quarters - 34 Holes / Kennedy halves - 7 Holes / Walking Liberty halves - 39 Holes / Franklin halves - 18 Holes
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 Posted 04/26/2019  03:48 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SteveInTampa to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I've got a friend however who does accounting for a business who pulled a 1923 Silver Certificate that someone used to pay with.


Someone paid with a Large-Size Silver Certificate ?
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Someone paid with a Large-Size Silver Certificate ?


Yep. I was dumbfounded too when he showed me. To each their own... I guess?
Lincoln Wheat Cents - 2 holes; 1909SVDB/1914D / Indian Head cents - 14 Holes / Jefferson nickels - Done / Buffalo nickels - 10 Holes / V nickels - 6 holes / Shield nickels - 5 Holes / Roosevelt dimes - Done / Mercury dimes - 2 Holes; 1916D/1921P / Washington quarters - 8 holes / Standing Liberty quarters - 10 Holes / Barber quarters - 34 Holes / Kennedy halves - 7 Holes / Walking Liberty halves - 39 Holes / Franklin halves - 18 Holes
Other works in progress - 7070 / Canadian Cents / Canadian Nickels / SBA & SAC Dollars / Pres Dollars
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 Posted 04/26/2019  08:49 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That will be a hard one to top!
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 Posted 04/26/2019  2:27 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Tunnioc to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Probably my oldest, picked from a local gas station I frequent.


I really like the old car on the reverse, too bad they don't do that anymore.
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