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That Dollar Bill in your Wallet Might be Worth a Jackpot

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The Powerball jackpot hit a record Billion dollars with no winner this week, but you don’t necessarily have to hit the lottery to find some extra cash. As it turns out, one lonely dollar bill in your wallet might be worth a whole heck of a lot more!

Bills contain serial numbers, but did you know that certain serial number combinations are often worth far more than the face value of the bill itself? Here’s an example of a bill currently valued at $700 on

Here’s how to check yours:

Look at the serial numbers on the bills in your wallet or purse, they are located on the top right and bottom left hand side of each bill.

Certain combinations are quite rare and worth considerably more money such as seven repeating digits, super repeaters (12121212) as well as double quads such as 11112222.

Luckily you can actually download a current “Want List” of people who are looking for specific numbers. So just because you only have a dollar or two in your wallet, doesn’t necessarily mean you’re broke, you might have a jackpot sitting there!

Download their Current Want List

Visit to view various fancy serial numbers that may be worth more!

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  1. Checked my bills and one was only 300 off from having a pattern. Something I will try to remember to check from now on. Thanks


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