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    $100 bill: should I keep it?

    Is this a keeper?
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    I would keep it!
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    Can you afford to keep it lol

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    720,000 were printed in 1950; minimal appreciation in extra fine condition during last nearly 70 years. I'd spend it at Walmart.
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    Quote Originally Posted by halfdime View Post
    Is this a keeper?
    First thing I'd do is take it to a bank and ask a teller to confirm
    it as a legitimate bill.

    Honestly, I'm concerned that it's counterfeit, as the end and side cuts on
    the paper look all wrong.
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    value is in the shifted image
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    I would buy some keeper silver with it.
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    I'm wondering if it's an error note..looks shifted to the right a bit. I'd take it somewhere to have it looked at, to see if it's an error and a genuine note, as someone above commented. If it's genuine and you can afford to keep it, it's a great score! Thanks for sharing!
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    Take it to your next coin show,keep it only if you can spare $100 bucks. Nice offset error

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    Quote Originally Posted by DizzyDigger View Post
    First thing I'd do is take it to a bank and ask a teller to confirm
    it as a legitimate bill.

    Honestly, I'm concerned that it's counterfeit, as the end and side cuts on
    the paper look all wrong.
    If the bank determines it is counterfeit I thought they are required to take it. ??

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    Interesting find, unsure of the value, but you never know.
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    I try to keep all of mine for as long as possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by halfdime View Post
    Is this a keeper?
    Of course, you should keep it! You even know how much it will cost in 5 or 15 years.

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    I was in a used bookstore yesterday and the fellow next to me opened a book and found a $100 bill in it. Presumably, it was used for a bookmark and forgotten. The honest fellow showed the shop owner and offered it to him. The shop owner told him "finders keepers". They discussed why the other party was entitled to it for a few fascinating minutes and finally the shop owner took it, and gave the finder $50.

    I know that's off-topic, but it was wonderful to witness.
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