The 1928 fifty dollar bills can be valuable depending on the series. Star notes can be worth a lot more than the standard notes. Keep reading to learn more about these bills.

1928 50 Dollar Bill

1928 50 Dollar Bill Reverse

Specifications

Denomination: $50.00 USD
Type: Federal Reserve Note
Seal Varieties: One: Green
Series: Two: 1928, 1928A

Value

The value will depend on the series and the bill's condition. Star notes will sell for higher prices.

Most 1928 series $50 bills are worth around $135-150 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $250-300. In uncirculated condition the price is around $800 for bills with an MS 63 grade. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas and Minneapolis will be worth more money.

Most 1928A series $50 bills are worth around $85-90 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $125. In uncirculated condition the price is around $350 for bills with an MS 63 grade.

Star Notes

Star notes are replacement bills that the United States Federal Reserve printed. These star notes are more rare and thus more valuable. You can tell if you have a star note by looking to see if there is a star symbol at the end of the serial number.

Most 1928 series $50 star notes are worth around $425 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $825. In uncirculated condition the price will be over $2,000 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Boston and Minneapolis will be worth a lot more money.

Note: Valuable bills should be placed inside currency holders.

Grading System

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:

The Red Book


See also:

1934 50 Dollar Bill