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In the year 1862, the first 2 dollar bill was printed with the portrait of Alexander Hamilton, statesman and founding father of the United States of America. Many now living in the United States do not know Alexander Hamilton, except if you are a history buff. Strangely, $2 bills are unfamiliar to some too.
According to Business Insider $2 dollar bills are the rarest money produced in the US. They estimate that there’s about 1.2 billion $2 bills in circulation. This sounds like a lot of bills but compared to the $1 bill which is 11.7 billion in circulation, you begin to appreciate the rarity of the $2 bill. If you have a $2 bill from years past, you may wonder how much you could sell it for, how much it’s worth.
Numismatics and collectors thrive off this unfamiliarity. Rare bills are collectors’ dream collections. The less the bill is known of, the higher its value. There are rare $2 bills worth a lot of money and 15 of them are on the chart below which should give you an idea of how much the one you have might be worth too.
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