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$5 FRN with mismatched serial numbers sells for more than $1,000

A Series 1977A $5 Federal Reserve note with mismatched serial numbers sold for $1,057.50 Dec. 9, 2014 in a Heritage Tuesday Currency Auction.

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A Series 1977A $5 Federal Reserve note sold for $1,057.50 in Heritage Auctions’ Tuesday Internet Currency Auction that closed Dec. 9, 2014. It was graded by PCGS Currency as Gem New 66 Premium Paper Quality.

The serial numbers on the note are L44 599 534B and L45 599 534B. The note was printed for the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, as indicated by the L prefix in the serial number.

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