Who doesn't love the idea of being rich instantly?  I mean, let's be honest here, a whole lot of us wait into the Power Ball gets to a certain number, then we all run out and buy a ticket or two, just hoping to be that lucky person that gets to decide what to do with all of that money.

Do you buy a new house? Or maybe build one.  Do you travel the world and visit lots of exotic places?  Do you invest the money and become even more wealthy?  I mean there are some tough decisions to be made, right?

Of course, the odds of winning such a massive amount of money really aren't in your favor, but what if I told you that you might be walking around with a large payday in your wallet or handbag right now?

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According to AS, there's the possibility that a Montanan could be in possession of a one-dollar bill that's worth 150 grand.  Yep, you read that right, 150 thousand dollars. So how can a buck be with that much money?  Great question, and here's the answer.  According to the article, it seems that from time to time, the U.S. Mint makes a boo-boo.

Due to minting errors, some coins or bills can be worth a fortune. There are certain pairs of one-dollar bills that could be worth up to $150,000 each. Having two identical $1 bills could give you up to $150,000.

Apparently, there was a bit of a mix-up back in 2016, which resulted in a duplicate batch of one-dollar bills that were printed in 2014. This resulted in over 6 million dollars in duplicate numbers, so the chances of a few of these being here in Montana are pretty decent.

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Credit: Canva

So what should you look for to see if you have the "magic dollar"? Here's what you need to know to check your money.

  • The Series date located to the far right of the George Washington photograph reads: 'Series 2013'.
  • The note has a Federal Reserve stamp with the letter "B" above the serial number which is also to the right of the Washington photo.
  • The serial number ends with a star (*) and is between B00000001*-B00250000* or B03200001*-B09600000*.
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Credit: Canva

Granted, 150 grand isn't like winning the Mega Millions or the Power Ball, but it's a pretty decent day at the office if you ask me. Happy searching, and if you do end up winning, remember where you heard it from.

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