12 Amazing U.S. Dollar facts, that you probably didn’t know

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12. Two Dollars Too Few

Two Dollars Too Few

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For such a small amount of money, the two dollar bill has caused an awful lot of trouble. Its history is long and convoluted and has turned brother against brother and husband against wife. Okay, it hasn’t actually been that controversial, but it has been the subject of some debate over the years.

The two dollar bill was discontinued in 1966 and was out of circulation for just over a decade. It was reintroduced in 1976, though it accounts for less than 2% of notes printed today.

Because of the rarity of two dollar bills, long-sighted entrepreneurs have been known to hoard them, salivating at the thought of their investment someday doubling in value.

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