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How can you tell if a 1977 $100 bill is real?

How can you tell if a 1977 $100 bill is real?

Hold the note to light to see an embedded thread running vertically to the left of the portrait. The thread is imprinted with the letters USA and the numeral 100 in an alternating pattern and is visible from both sides of the note. The thread glows pink when illuminated by ultraviolet light.

How much is a 1977 $100 bill worth today?

The standard bills in circulated condition won’t be worth more than their face value of $100. They will only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition. Star notes can sell for higher prices. The 1977 series $100 bills are worth around $150 in uncirculated condition with a grade of MS 63.

How many 1977 100 dollar notes were issued?

The 1977 series $100 bill value is higher for star notes than other serial numbers. There were 12 sets of 1977 $100 bill star notes issued. Twelve Federal Reserve Banks issued 1977 $100 bills.

Is the 1977 dollar bill worth more than its face value?

Depending on several factors, the 1977 $100 bill can be worth more than its face value. Since the bills are still relatively common, the affordable 1977 $100 bill is less expensive to collect than older notes.

Is the 1977 100 dollar bill still legal tender?

A 1977 $100 bill will cost exactly the money proposed. It is still legal and valid tender in the US although it is not in circulation anymore. $100 bills of any year are still valid and legal. Larger bills such as $500 and $1000 are also still legal tender in the US but these would be more collectable because they are a rarity.

Where can I find a 1977 Federal Reserve Bill?

You might wish to assemble a mini-collection consisting of all 12 issuing banks for the 1977 series $100 bill. You can find bills issued by the various Federal Reserve Banks on eBay. You might need to know how to read the serial number to determine the city.