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

1922 50 Dollar Gold Certificate

1922 50 Dollar Gold Certificate Reverse

There are two different varieties for this bill. There is F-1200 and F-1200a. These varieties look essentially the same except F-1200a has small serial numbers.

Specifications

Denomination: $50.00 USD
Type: Gold Certificate
Portrait: Ulysses S. Grant
Series: One: 1922

Value

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

The 1922 series $50 gold certificate no. F-1200 is worth around $525 in very good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $850. In extremely fine condition the value is around $2,000. Uncirculated bills with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $7,500.

The 1922 series $50 gold certificate no. F-1200a is worth around $575 in very good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $900. In extremely fine condition the value is around $2,000. Uncirculated bills with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $17,500.

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 50 Dollar Bill