this is what i got in my $2 today

Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by helpmeplease, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. helpmeplease

    helpmeplease Senior Member

    this nice two from a bank i did not go yesterday.I think there were in a collection same corner fold......ah and very bad luck in my half dollar box i got 0 silver.

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  3. Daggarjon

    Daggarjon Supporter**

    nice!! a star AND 2 consecutives. very nice :). Keep the star!! i would keep the others as well, but im not sure alot of others would.
  4. clembo

    clembo A closed mind is no mind

    Star goes at $35 in CHCU.

    Can't say it's CHCU but still a nice offset to no silver.

    You had a GOOD day!
  5. gatzdon

    gatzdon Numismatist

    Gotta love the star.
  6. RickieB

    RickieB Expert Plunger Sniper

    Hummmmm we need banks like yours up here in the frigid North!!

    RickieB
  7. gatzdon

    gatzdon Numismatist

    It's not the banks, it's the people that bank there. You should just be glad that you are surrounded by smart people. Around here, people seem to think that fog means you should speed up and tailgate. No wonder they spend all these valuable bills at face value.

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-ap-wi-wisconsinpileup,0,6463381.story
  8. RickieB

    RickieB Expert Plunger Sniper

    By gosh...I think you hit the nail on the head! Thats why there is nothing in the banks here..these folks are on to the good notes.LOL.... By the way they drive here in Boston..you would think we had no education at all...


    RickieB
  9. Daggarjon

    Daggarjon Supporter**

    Aint that the truth. I have driven through Boston on MANY occaisions. Never driven through Chicago, so i cant compare - but Boston is a whole different animal if you want to drive from point A to point B... especially downtown... groan!!!!
  10. Phoenix21

    Phoenix21 *The King Of Jokes*

    Wow, nice finds! :thumb:

    Phoenix :cool:
  11. Coinlover

    Coinlover The Coin Collector

    nice $2 * bill! :kewl:i'd spend the consequtive ones though, they arn't that rare.
  12. Phoenix21

    Phoenix21 *The King Of Jokes*

    I remember reading something about back when the $2 note came out, people saw it as bad luck. Like black cats, or walking under a ladder, the $2 note was considered bad luck, and if you got one in change, you were supposed to get bad luck. That's a theory as to why they never really circulated as much. To where it fits in here, the superstition also said was the way to "cleanse" the note of it's bad luck, you had to fold a corner of the note. Then, the note was considered bad luck free.

    Phoenix :cool:

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