5 n Sequence Crisp Uncirculated Two Dollar Bills 2003A

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  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 07, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House


2003 A Series


K O3792626 A - K O3792630 A

5 Consecutive SERIAL #S

Dallas Texas Reserve Bank

History of the Two Dollar Bill (small note)

The rarity of a $2 bill can be attributed to its low printing numbers that sharply dropped beginning in the late 1950s when the $2 bill was a United States Note and recently the sporadic printings of still relatively low numbers as a Federal Reserve Note. Lack of public knowledge of the $2 bill further contributes to its rarity. This rarity can lead to a greater tendency to hoard any $2 bills encountered and thus decrease their circulation.

After United States currency was changed to its current size, the two-dollar bill, unlike other denominations, was only assigned to one class of currency, the United States Note. From 1929–1957 (from Series of 1928 to Series 1953), the $2 bill on average was printed in quantities of 50 million notes per series with only a few variances to this number. From 1957 onwards, production figures steadily decreased from 18 million notes in Series 1953A to just 3.2 million notes in its final printing, Series 1963A, which ended in 1966.

When the current note was first issued in 1976, it was met with general curiosity, and was seen as a
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