Fancy Serial Numbers On Currency

We have been seeing a lot of different kinds of fancy serial numbers lately. Fancy serial numbers are what we refers to as “special” serial numbers — solid digits, radars, low serial numbers 1 through 10, etc. They are pouring in from all over the world.

Ascending and Descending Ladder Serial Numbers

This is where the serial number will increase from low to high (ascending) or high to low (descending). The zero can be used as low and high. (IE: 0123456) (IE: 9876543)

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Binary Serial Number

These serial numbers can only contain 1s and 0s. (IE: 1000101) (IE: 0100110). any banknote containing only 0 and 1.

Million Serial Number

A serial number with a 1 through 100 followed by six zeros.

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Radar Serial Number

A serial number that reads the same forwards as it does backwards.

Repeater Serial Number

This serial number will repeat. The minimum number of digits that need to repeat is two (IE: 121212). Likewise, the minimum times the sequence needs to repeat is two (IE: 12341234).

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Low Serial

Simply a serial number that is one of the first one hundred notes printed.

Solid Serial Numbers

Where the entire serial number is the same number not including the prefix.

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Radar-Repeater-Rotator

There are even more special fancy serial numbers that combine any of the above into one special pedigree. For example a Radar-Repeater-Rotator Serial Number (I.E.: 808808) is read the same left to right, contains a three digit repeater and can be read the same right side up and upside down. This isn’t the only type of combination, there are many more. Below are two of the possibilities.

Doubles

When a serial number contains pairs of numbers, it’s a doubles note. An example of doubles is 11993355.

Super radar

A serial number that reads the same forwards as it does backwards. with a combination of middle numbers remaining the same. (IE: 9000009)

Double triple-ate serial number

There are even more special fancy serial numbers that combine any of the above into one special pedigree. For example a Radar-Repeater-Rotator Serial Number (I.E.: 808808) is read the same left to right, contains a three digit repeater and can be read the same right side up and upside down. This isn’t the only type of combination, there are many more. Below are two of the possibilities.

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High Serial

Simply a serial number that is one of the last one hundred notes printed. (IE: 9999901) to (IE: 10000000)

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