The dollar blue is trading today Friday, January 7, 2022 at $ 205.5 for purchase and $ 208.5 for sale, in operations prior to the opening of the business day.
The currency that is exchanged on the parallel market accentuates its upward pace and approaches its historic ceiling of $ 210.
However City agents try to get money out of the fever for us currency and now they add one third quote of the blue with a reduction of its average price.
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City operators tend to have a preference for higher denomination US dollar bills ($ 100) and whose designs are the “newest”, that is, those printed after the renovation that applied the Federal Reserve in 2013.
So called “big face dollar” circulate in the blue market with those of 1996 and 1990, commonly unified under the moniker of “dollar face girl”, to which a discount up to $ 12.
The beginning of the summer season, added to the stocks to finance in installments the expenses of tourism outside the country and the non-existence of the aforementioned reduction abroad, gave way to the reappearance of three types of quotes that had already had its splendor in November: large-sided dollar (design 2013 onwards), medium-sided dollar (1996 to 2013) and small-sided dollar (1990 to 1996)
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What are medium face dollars
The medium face dollars are those that were issued between 1996 to 2013 and that they take this nomenclature from the depreciation grain that is applied in the parallel market.
While the big expensive dollar is bought for $ 205.5 in the City, the medium-sided dollar bill operates at $ 200. For his part the dollar face girl (1990 to 1996) they get to take almost $ 12 less or even not find those who accept them.
Why do you pay more for the big face dollars
City portea agents pay less for small-sided dollar bills and medium-sided dollar bills arguing that “They are more difficult to move.”
However, far from endorsing the reduction, the FED warned in 2013 that no need to change previous designs to the renewal of that year, since “the policy of the Government of the United States is that all designs of the currency remain legal tender, regardless of the time of issue.”
“Consumers around the world are cautioned against swapping old-design $ 100 bills for new ones.”pointed out the North American entity.
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The blue dollar rose again and is closer to its record price.