Currency Jones was a banker whose bank was robbed of a million dollars in a black bag. It was later found out that Jones was the mysterious man known as "The Lobe" who was a prime suspect. Jones shot himself when he found out that his guilt had been discovered.


  • There is no known relation between Currency and the Jones Family or any of the other Joneses depicted in the strip.
  • Currency was only seen in the promotional "Black Bag Mystery" that Chester Gould wrote.
  • According to the winning solution to the mystery, Jones was a master of disguise and was in love with Honey Keyes (no known relation to 88 Keyes) and stole the money for their marriage.

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