bunch of old paper currency?

Kype

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i have a lot of old paper currency (and coin, but ill stick to paper for this post) bunch of $1 bills with yellow and blue stamps, bunch of $2 bills with red stamp, and an old $5 bill. just going through some stuff and caught my curiosity if they might be worth anything. heres some photos, you may have to zoom in for the dates, but most if not all are from the early 1900s.
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i keep everything is protective plastic.
 
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anyone know what the difference is between the yellow stamp, blue stamp, and red stamp on the $2 bills?
 

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Meaning, that the denomination of bank note was backed by the same amount in gold in the US treasury, and that you could exchange that certificate for the gold at a bank in the US.
 

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Re: Your brown seal Hawaii note: During World War II The United States issued special brown seal bills to be used in Hawaii in case Japan took over the islands. The idea was that this special money could be devalued if the Japanese gained access to it. Today most of the surviving examples were kept by servicemen serving in the area.
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yellow was gold standard era , blue was silver standard era, red was federal reserve if i remember correctly
 

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