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August 16, 2007 12:39 PM   Subscribe

What is this stamp on my 50 dollar bill?

Does anyone know what "M.I.D.$" means?
posted by levijk to Grab Bag (7 answers total)
 
Here is a pic
posted by levijk at 12:42 PM on August 16, 2007


I'm not sure, but the folks at Wheres George might have some ideas, if you can navigate the awful message board system there.
posted by mbd1mbd1 at 1:08 PM on August 16, 2007


And yeah, I just noticed the where'sgeorge tag. Sorry.
posted by mbd1mbd1 at 1:09 PM on August 16, 2007


Viral marketting?
posted by klangklangston at 3:01 PM on August 16, 2007


Just a guess: some organizations encourage people to stamp their paper money to show how much their group is contributing to the economy. It probably helps if they stamp it in a way that makes the identity of the group apparent. So much for public awareness.
posted by The Deej at 3:58 PM on August 16, 2007


It appears to be a "chop mark."

two pages of other examples can be found here.
posted by levijk at 6:37 PM on August 16, 2007


Reminds me of the QBasic statement "MID$".
posted by tepidmonkey at 9:46 PM on August 19, 2007


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