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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) announced the release of the 2008 Cleveland $2 Single Notes for collectors only to later announce its delay. Today, the BEP notified its customers that the Philadelphia $2 Single Note would be delayed as well. The announcement said,   The BEP will postpone the release of the 2008 $2 […]

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) had announced Monday’s release of the 2008 Cleveland $2 Single Notes for collectors. However, a follow-up message sent to customers on Tuesday, May 27, indicates there will be an unspecified delay in their sale. The BEP message said in part,   "Due to system maintenance the Bureau of […]

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With the recently announced and already sold out $2 Dallas note, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has sent out availability notices of the upcoming 2008 Cleveland $2 Single Notes for June 2, 2008. Notes in these series typically sellout within hours. With the $2 Dallas BEP note, the BEP threw in an extra […]

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has announced that the new 2008 Dallas $2 Single Notes are available today, May 12, 2008. The Dallas banknotes are the fifth $2 collector bill released in 2008. The Atlanta $2 single notes were first off printing presses in January followed by the New York $2 notes in […]

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has announced First Day 2008 Chicago $2 Single Notes will become available on April 21, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. (DST). The Chicago note will be the fourth $2 collector bill released in 2008. The Atlanta $2 single notes were first off the printing presses in January followed by […]

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The First Day San Francisco 2008 $2 Single Note is now available through the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP). This is the third note in the 2008 series to be offered. The Atlanta $2 single notes were first off the printing presses and were sold in January of 2008. The New York $2 notes […]

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An 1880 Japanese gold coin with a face value of ¥2 was expected to sell for millions when auctioned by Japan’s Finance Ministry. An article last Tuesday about the coin in The Japan Times Online said everything in its title, Ministry hopes 1880 ¥2 coin fetches 10 million times that. ¥20 million was the expected […]

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New 2008 commemorative £2 coins celebrating the centenary of the 4th Olympiad in London are available from the British Royal Mint. The attractive, limited edition commemorative coins comes in Brilliant Uncirculated and Proof versions with each bearing a unique reverse design honouring the centenary of the London Olympic Games of 1908.

New commemorative £5 coin for 2008 with a specially designed reverse celebrating the 450th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth I (British Royal Mint images)

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