What is The Value of 1976 2 Dollar Bill? (Value, Error, Info)

Last Updated on March 7, 2022

The 1976 2 dollar bill is a relatively old bill but of them can be worth more than their face value. Depending on a few factors, the 1976 bill can be worth more or less.

Keep on reading to find out the 1976 2 dollar bill’s value and get helpful information about this bill.


How much is a 2 dollar bill worth from 1976?

If you have a regular circulated 1976 2 dollar bill then it will only be worth its face value of $2 while the note in uncirculated condition can be sold for around $9-15. If it has an interesting post office stamp on it, it will be worth two or three times face value which is $4 to $6. Expect around $4 to $6 if your two-dollar bills were produced between 1953 to 1963.

Two dollar bills created between 1928 to 1950’s can be worth from $10 to $30 while older bills can be worth much more.

$2.00 Bill / First Day Cover, April 13, 1976

How rare is the two-dollar bill?

Two-dollar bills produced from the 1950’s on had low printing numbers that led to this bill being the rarest current denomination in the United States. Many people believe this bill is highly valuable because about 1% of all notes in circulation are a two-dollar bill.

The two-dollar bill has been printed in greater numbers in recent years. 61 million of two dollar bills were produced in 2005. 

It is said that the mass production of two dollar bills was driven by poker rooms and strip clubs. The owners of these clubs prefer to give change in two-dollar bills to gather big tips.

Where to Get 2-Dollar Bills

The 2-dollar bills are out there in circulation but You won’t get many of these bills in change. If you want to collect this type of money, you need to go on auction sites or ask at your bank.

How to determine 2 dollar bill values?

Remember, the rarity doesn’t always translate to increased value. Aside from rarity, check the following:

  • Misprints – Certain misprints, such as seals not being placed properly or are doubled. This error is rare and valuable.
  • Condition – A bill in uncirculated condition will be worth more.
  • Age – Older 2 dollar bills are more valuable than recent ones.
  • Serial number – 2-dollar bills feature different serial numbers, some of which are more valuable like if there’s a star included.

If you are still unsure, consider getting it appraised if you are wondering if you have a valuable 2 dollar bill. 

Some appraisers or collectors specialize in rare coins and they can give you an idea of how much your bill is worth.

Which 2-Dollar Bill Serial Numbers Are Valuable?

It may be worth more if your 2 dollar bill has a serial number. Here are some things to look for:

  • Star – If there is a star included in the serial number,  then it is a replacement bill and may be rare.
  • Palindromes or Radar notes – The serial numbers read the same whether you look at them forwards or backwards.
  • Repeated numbers – The serial number repeats. This is very rare and more valuable.

Is there a 1976 Two Dollar Error Bill?

There is in fact one notable error for a two dollar bill. Normally, the serial number on this series is the same in both places, but on the error bill there is a serial number which is shown in two places on the front. You can see it at the top right and the bottom left.

In very fine condition, this two dollar error note is worth around $400 and around $800 for in uncirculated condition.

Grading system of bills

  • Fine– A note shows signs of having been in circulation. The note has creases but there are no stains and it has lost its crispness but still very fine in detail.
  • Very fine– The note is still relatively crisp and there may be some light smudges, creases or folds. A bill that has been in circulation but not for a long time. 
  • MS 63 choice uncirculated– The bill still has its original crispness. The note is well-centered and shows no signs of ever having been in circulation.

What does it mean when there is no mint mark on a coin?

If the letter in the US coin is written without a mintmark, it means that the coin has no mintmark. Usually, it was minted in Philadelphia.

How much is a two tailed quarter worth?

There are lots of misconceptions about this two-headed coin. Many people strongly believe that this coin is very valuable and enough to fund their retirement. But the sad truth is the two-headed coin can only be sold between $3 to $10.

Is a quarter without mint mark valuable?

1965, 1966 and 1967 coins were intentionally created without a mintmark. These coins  are very common today and have little value beyond their face value.

The rarity of the bill doesn’t always translate to increased value, but sometimes it does. Also, a bill can be valuable if it has a unique stamp or error bill.

Jackie Palmer is a Houston-based coin journalist and fashion enthusiast. She joined Jewels Advisor’s content team after years of experience as a content strategist, managing blogs and social channels for local stores. Jackie mostly collects and studies US coins produced during the 20th century and over the years, published hundreds of articles for multiple coin publications.