Are "SPECIMEN" banknotes always worth more?

Discussion in 'Banknotes' started by TreasureHunter, Sep 25, 2021.

  1. TreasureHunter

    TreasureHunter Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    I've found various offers on "SPECIMEN" banknotes (literally red-labeled as such) and I know that usually these notes are worth from hundreds of thousands of USD (provided that they're also UNC).

    Is this a general rule?

    I've recently come across a 45 $ offer on a "SPECIMEN"-labeled (communist era UNC) note and it feels like a good deal.
     
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    Jislizard Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    It is a bit weird but I have also noticed that.

    I guess they are less common than the circulation versions and some people might like to collect them as a subset of banknote collecting. They should all be uncirculated condition.

    I am not a fan but each to their own
     

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