If you have $2 bills hanging around, you might want to check them.
While rare to see, $2 bills are still in circulation, and — contrary to what some believe — are totally legal tender.
But, before you reach into your pocket to spend that $2 bill, take a good look at it.
There are some rare $2 bills that can fetch you upwards of $4,500 — especially if you have one that’s uncirculated!
The REALLY valuable $2 bills were printed in the 1800s, but there are some printed — as late as 2017 — that are worth more than the $2 face value of the bill.
There are some from the 1900s that are worth upwards of $1000 — not too shabby for a $2 investment!
Some things you need to look at on your $2 bill are the year they were printed, the color of the seal, and whether they have been in circulation or not.
Now, it’s true, MOST $2 bills that you find will be worth just that — $2.
But, you might want to think twice before you go spending that $2 on your favorite soda at the gas station.
Check every single $2 bill you have. You never know when you’re going to find a collectible one.
Once you have your $2 bill in hand, check out this chart from the U.S. Currency Auction to see if you have a valuable bill in your midst.