The 1922 one hundred dollar gold certificates are rare and valuable. Keep reading to learn more about these bills.

1922 100 Dollar Gold Certificate

1922 100 Dollar Gold Certificate Reverse

The design of this bill features a portrait of Thomas Hart Benton, a politician that was influential in the Western expansion of the United States. Benton served five terms in the senate representing the state of Missouri. He served from 1821 to 1851.

Specifications

Denomination: $100.00 USD
Type: Gold Certificate
Portrait: Thomas Hart Benton
Series: One: 1922

Value

The value will depend on the bill's condition. Star notes do not exist for this series.

The 1922 series $100 gold certificates are worth around $600 in very good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $1,350. In extremely fine condition the value is around $4,000. Uncirculated bills with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $7,500.

Grading System

Very good- A circulated note that has considerable wear to it. There might be one or two tears on the edge of the note. The note may be discolored, dark in appearance, or limp.

Very fine- A note that has been in circulation but not for a long time. The note is still relatively crisp. There may be some creases, folds, or light smudges.

Extremely fine- A note that shows small signs of having been in circulation. The note will be bright and it will have almost all of its original crispness. There might be one or two minor creases or folds but there are no stains, discolorations, or tears.

MS 63 choice uncirculated- A note that shows no signs of ever having been in circulation. The note still has its original crispness. The note is also well-centered.

 

Sources:

A Guide Book of United States Paper Money


See also:

1928 100 Dollar Bill