U.S. Currency Auctions estimates that uncirculated $2 bills from 1890 could sell for up to $4,500, and uncirculated bills from nearly every year between 1862 and 1917 for at least $1,000.
The auction site reports that collectors are offering these rates depending on factors such as printing method and location.
a $2 bill from 2003 with a really low serial number was sold at an auction for $2,400. This bill was part of the 2003 series and was sold through Heritage Auction, the biggest auction house for coins and currency in the world.
If you possess an uncirculated 1890 $2 bill with a red seal, it is now valued at $4,500. $2 bills with red seals can sell for $300 to $2,500, while those with brown or blue seals may fetch hundreds.
The $2 bill has a negative reputation due to superstitions and its association with illegal activities like voter bribery.
The U.S. Treasury made an attempt to popularize the bill in the early 20th century, but it turned out to be a failure.
In 2017, there were 1.2 billion $2 bills worth $2.4 billion in circulation, according to the U.S. Currency Education Program. Making them uncommon but not rare.
The Federal Reserve reported that in 2022, $2 bills in circulation amounted to 1.5 billion, a small fraction of the total $54.1 billion currency circulated that year.
The bill was reintroduced in 1976 as the United States approached its bicentennial and is still in circulation today. You can checkout more here.