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pascalli2
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« on: August 21, 2017, 11:40:56 pm »

Hi - I am trying to check out the value or find out anything interesting about a couple of $1 bills I have from 1973, but everything I can find about the serial number doesn't seem to line up.  They start with BCJ followed by 7 numbers.  As far as I can tell, they should have only two letters?  And I haven't seen any reference to $1 notes from that series starting with BC?  Is it just that they are really common, so nobody ever lists these prefixes on price lists, etc?

Thanks!
Fenian
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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 05:59:10 pm »

The BCJ prefix is correct. The 1973 notes started out with 2 prefix letters then later on moved to 3. The BCJ notes are common enough that they just fall under the three letters heading in the catalog and sell for $3-4 each in Uncirculated if you are lucky.

Hope this helps you!

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pascalli2
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2017, 12:20:29 am »

That does help, thank you very much!
 

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