Saturday, August 7, 2010
It's been a long time since one of these bills has come into my hands so i brought it home rather than stick it into another slot machine. Hope it's ok to scan and upload money.
I went to the Where's Willy site and found i was still registered as of 2004 when i found my last one.
I entered the info to find out where my twenty had been and this is what i found:
The URL of this page is:
For the curious - you can track any bill even if it dosn't have a where's willy or where's george stamp by entering the serial number. If somebody else has made a report then you'll get the info.
You can click on the google map there and it shows how far my twenty travelled.
In kms. 3672 = 2281.68 miles and that's also how far my son-in-law came to join our family. A lot happens in that distance; different language, way of life and so on. It's sort of silly but also interesting to get the scoop on your $
I read that the most travelled and reported Canadian twenty dollar bills have on average 11 entries.
I guess i was supposed to enter the condition of the bill. Its in good shape although it's folded in 3 different places. I believe these folds are made by riding in folding wallets and some get so sharply folded or worn down at the crease they're a slot machine players nightmare. This bill is ok though, the folds are soft and it has a long life of travels yet.
American money check: http://www.wheresgeorge.com/
Canadian twenties have Queen Elizabeth on them so hope you have fun Liz and a safe journey. Hope to hear more about your travels.