Anyone Want to Help Out a Guy from NGC? What do I Have Here?
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I'm a coin guy over from the NGC side of the house and been sitting on this $5 bill (not literally) for over 30 years. I recently picked up the hobby now that I'm retired and this note surfaced from the bottom of my box. It's not crisp, but not worn.

 

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I'm planning to attend the FUN show in Orlando and ignorance is the #1 enemy of the collector, so can you get me up to speed on this error? I see 2 overlay shift errors (serial number/Treasury seal & Fed bank seal & number) on a 1969 Series A bill from the NY Fed.

 

Is it worth having it certified and how scarce is this error? Approximate value? Any input would be deeply appreciated.

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My specialty is confederate however I do see these on a regular basis. What you have is a major error but not a "MAJOR" error. In near gem condition I have seen them bring the $125 + range but yours is not good enough in condition or rarity to be worth while grading. I think If I could get $50-$75 raw I would let it roll.

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