the name "McKinley"

Jef Jaisun
Thu May 15 17:22:42 EDT 2008

 >I wouldn't mind having a couple of McKinleys in my wallet, either,
 >even though the $500 bill hasn't been printed since 1945 and
 >circulation of the same was discontinued by executive order of Richard
 >Nixon in 1969, as a means of combating organized crime.
 >  Thus, any $500 bill in my wallet wouldn't be worth the paper it's 
printed on!

Well, you're almost correct, $500 in 1945 dollars is worth about 50 
cents today.  If you did have a 1945 McKinley, it'd still 
theoretically be worth face value, but probably worth more as a 
collectors item.


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