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Check now: Is your $50 note worth $1,500?

·1-min read
Source: Getty/TikTok/@thehistoryofmoney)
(Source: Getty/TikTok/@thehistoryofmoney)

Some lucky Australians may be in for an unexpected windfall, after a popular TikToker prompted Aussies to check their wallets for a $50 banknote that could be worth much, much more than that.

“Here’s a $50 note, that could get you between $70 and $1,500,” TikToker The History of Money said in a recent video.

Perth man Joel Kandiah, who creates interesting videos about Australian cash from his home, revealed that there was a small number of rare $50 notes in circulation with a particular detail that makes them valuable.

The combination in the top left corner of your note should read “AA 14” or “JC 14”, the video reveals.

This is what’s called a “Stevens” or “Parkinson signature combination”.

(Source: TikTok/@thehistoryofmoney)
(Source: TikTok/@thehistoryofmoney)

“Good luck hunting!”

It seems Aussies are keen to learn the secrets to getting the most bang for their buck: the TikTok account has nearly 47,000 followers and over 990,000 likes.

In a video from last week, Kandiah explained how some $5 notes were actually worth as much as $1,750.

Watch the full TikTok video below:

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