A 1934 $500 bill can be worth anywhere from face value up to $1,800 or more, while a rarer 1928 bill could be worth upwards of $16,000 in pristine condition. Special markings, condition and serial numbers all affect the value of the bill.Continue Reading
High-denomination notes such as a 1934 $500 bill were not typically used during their circulation. The lack of usage resulted in a large number of bills in excellent condition. Since these bills are usually in good condition, any weathering or damage done to these bills can cause significant reduction of value.
If they have a star marking near the serial number, 1934 $500 bills typically hold a much higher value than a standard note. This marking can increase the value to $1,800 or more. Bills with low serial numbers can also have increased value, especially if the serial number is two digits or less.Learn more about Currency & Conversions
As of 2014, the face shown on the U.S. $100 bill belongs to Benjamin Franklin. The Federal Reserve System was formed in 1913, and it issued the first $100 bill featuring the prominent Franklin in 1914.Full Answer >
As of 2014, 1934 $10 notes in an average condition are still very common and do not carry a premium above face value. Bills in perfect condition carry a slight premium for some collectors.Full Answer >
A United States $1 bill with a blue seal on it is called a silver certificate and ranges in value from face value for common varieties in normal condition up to $150 for a particular type of 1928 bill in excellent condition, as of 2014. The value of silver certificates depends upon rarity and condition. In the same series of currency, uncirculated bills are worth more than used ones.Full Answer >
Alexander Hamilton's portrait appeared on the face of the original $2 bill issued in 1862. Thomas Jefferson's portrait replaced Hamilton's in 1869 and appears on the face of $2 bills as of 2014. A vignette of Monticello, Jefferson's Virginia estate, appeared on the reverse of the $2 beginning in 1928.Full Answer >