Foreign Currency Blog

Pesetas to dollars: is old Spanish currency still worth anything?

Now obsolete, Spanish Pesetas have been the currency of Spain for more than 130 years, from 1868 until 2002, when it has been...


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What's the deal with 2 dollar bills?

Dave Grohl, the legendary former Nirvana drummer and the Foo Fighters frontman, loves them and uses them as often as possible....


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Tags: 2 dollar bills, 2 dollar banknotes

Coins worth money from other countries: value and prices with examples

Most of us have a little box with old coins somewhere in our houses. Some of us don’t know where it came from, some kept the...


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Tags: Coins Value, Foreign Coins Value

Is it illegal to write or draw on dollars or other currencies?

Can you write on money? Is it against the law to write on money? This debate has been on for a long time. You might think that...


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What to do with ripped, torn or damaged money? Can you spend it?

A few people may wonder how money will get ripped or torn, especially a large sum of money. However, there are several ways in...


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One million dollar bill – all you have to know about it

An Ebay user wrote: “fun to watch what people do if you leave one laying around”. The reaction they witnessed is definitely...


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How to spot counterfeit money, tell if money is real and detect fakes?

Real vs fake money – the battle that never seems to end. Ever since the first golden coins started being used on the markets...


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Tags: Counterfeit Money, Real Money, Fake Money

How to send cash via mail safely

If you’re planning to sell your old and foreign money, chances are that you will have to send it via a postal service. We do...


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Tags: Sending Cash, Sending Coins, Mailing Money

What to do with old pound notes and coins (10, 5 and 1)?

Recent years have seen some serious changes in the UK monetary system. First of all, in September 2016, the five pound note,...


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Tags: pound sterling, pound banknotes, pound coins,