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Mint Issues 2020 Year of Rat Note

Image courtesy of the U.S. Mint

Image courtesy of the U.S. Mint

If Lucky Money is on your holiday gift-giving list this year or is simply a collecting tradition, keep your eye out for the $1 Year of the Rat 2020 product to become available at noon EST on Dec. 11.

The specially packaged bank note is the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s seventh release in the second generation of the Lucky Money Lunar Calendar product line. It features an uncirculated $1 Federal Reserve note with a serial number beginning with “8888.”

The note is packaged in a symbolic red folder that features decorative, embossed gold foil, capturing the significance of Chinese numerology and the zodiac symbol.

The note in this product may be from any of the following banks: Boston (A), New York (B), Philadelphia (C), Cleveland (D), Richmond (E), Atlanta (F), Chicago (G), St. Louis (H), Minneapolis (I), Kansas City (J), Dallas (K) or San Francisco (L).

The product, available at, is priced at $5.95 and is discounted to $4.50 each when quantities of 50-999 are ordered.

The mintage limit is 108,888, the product limit is 93,888 and the household order limit is 250.