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Mormad
Could someone advise the best way to determine the value of some currency i have inherited? I have exhausted myself on youtube.

I have several $100 stacks of $1 silver certificates still in the band (if that is what it is called). It appears within the stacks that I might have several that are * notes that are left of center. Again, I am new to this and would like a point in the right direction!
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Dan Cong
A picture will help a whole lot. Currency has a year and series. On silver certificates, people collect "block set" where the serial number has a letter at the beginning and end. A0000001A to Z9999999Z certain blocks are more valuable. So a 1935 B block MD is worth $1500. A DD is worth $20. So Years, Series, Block is what you need. Search eBay or HA.com for sales values
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Mormad
thank you.
Here are two pictures. One shows the * and the off center compared to another stack. The other picture shows that it is miscut (the top 27 or so that are *) as well as an off center. If my terminology is off, apologies. Like I said, I am new here! Click image for larger version - Name: 20200720_145731.jpg, Views: 52, Size: 1.34 MB Click image for larger version - Name: 20200720_145752.jpg, Views: 52, Size: 913.76 KB
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Steve in Tampa

Welcome to the forum @Mormad. Nice packs. I would wash my hands, sit down at a clean surface with good lighting and carefully remove the band and inventory each pack. I would pay particular attention to any and all replacement (star) notes, as they have potentially more value.  Some of the $1 Silver Certificate packs had random quantities of replacement notes, and some packs are not always 100 notes. To quote Yogi Berra, “ You don’t know what you have until you know you have.” I took the liberty of editing your photo.
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Dan Cong
The "off center" is within normal bounds of printing, but it does hold back the value. The star notes being better centered are more desirable. Here is a random listing of sold packs. So the number of stars, the amount sequential, the crispness of the notes, etc really determine the value. 

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Mormad
Interesting!!! I would have thought a star note sort of off center would be more. I'm learning here! All the stacks I have contain star notes and are completely uncirculated. Does an unequal length (slightly shorter) of the sequential star notes change the value up or down? The star notes are very slightly shorter than all other bills. 
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Dan Cong
no change. notes were printed on paper that might shrink or expand. Sometimes the closer you look at thing, the more you realize there is no normal. 
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Mormad
I see... anyone care to *guess* what a very crisp stack of 100 with about 27 sequential star notes would go for? I have some other stacks but that is the one that jumped out with the star and length different from all those below it. 
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YoungCollector

 I would wash my hands, sit down at a clean surface with good lighting and carefully remove the band **It helps a bit not to break it** and inventory each pack. I would pay particular attention to any and all replacement (star) notes, as they have potentially more value.  Some of the $1 Silver Certificate packs had random quantities of replacement notes, and some packs are not always 100 notes. To quote Yogi Berra, “ You don’t know what you have until you know you have.” I took the liberty of editing your photo.



Hard to come by better advice than this ...
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EarlySmallSizeFanatic
Any 1935's ?
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Mormad
no 1935s.

I checked 3 stacks. All are as crisp as i can imagine a bill being.

Stack 1 - 27 sequential star bills, then 73 sequential
Stack 2 - 40 sequential bills, 2 sequential star bills, then 58 sequential bills
Stack 3 - 50 sequential, then 1 star bill, then 2 sequential, then 1 star bill, then 2 sequential, then 2 sequential star bills, then 42 sequential. 
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YoungCollector
Next - we need the first serial number of each star and each non-star run.
We have two so far.  We need four more.
For example, if you have 88888801 at the top of the pack, that would mean a lot ...
(Also beginning and ending letter for each of those four)
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mfontes
I hope you didn't tear the strap.  Steve was clear how to handle the pack, but make sure you dont bump any corners or tear anything.  Also, welcome to the board.  There are pack collectors who will buy those and it will take a little time to figure out the value.  Nice packs by the way.  Hope you decide to collect and join us for some currency collecting.  I know you said you inherited the notes, so sorry to hear that there was a loss associated with these notes.  
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