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Frequently Asked Questions For the Rare Currency Collector

This is a place where I will answer some of the questions that I had when I started collecting.
It's a big hobby with millions of facets and if I can provide clarity for some part of that I will be happy to try.

Question: I just inherited a currency collection and I would like to know what notes are valuable?
This is a question I get several times a day.
When you have been given a bunch of notes it's only natural to wonder which notes are "good".
In other words, which notes have value. This is a large enough topic that I have created a page for it.
Click here to check it out: What Notes are Valuable.

Question: I have heard that some notes have stars on them. Is this true and if so, why??
Answer: It's true! About 1% of all notes have a star on them. These are formally known as Replacement notes.
The reason for these notes and some information about their values can be found on this page: Star Note Value and Information

Question: Is it true that US paper money used to be larger than what we use today?
Answer: Yes, currency used to be 40% larger than what we use today.
For more information check out this page where you can see the two together and learn about large currency.
Star Note Value and Information

Question: I have an old Ten Dollar Bill. What is it worth>?
Answer: I get this question frequently and it is impossible to answer without knowing more about the note.
Below are links to pages that will go over the various types of notes by denomination.
Ten Dollar Bill Values

Question: I have old currency and want to know your process for appraising and buying the notes?>
Answer: Here is a link to a page that explains how my buying process works.
Sell Old Currency

My name is Greg Davis and I am buying all Paper Money.

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Currency Appraisal and Old Paper Money Dealer