The 1950 five dollar bills can be valuable depending on the series. Star notes exist and they can be worth a lot more than the standard notes.

1950 5 Dollar Bill

1950 5 Dollar Bill Reverse

Specifications

Denomination: $5.00 USD
Type: Federal Reserve Note
Seal Varieties: One: Green
Series: Six: 1950, 1950A, 1950B, 1950C, 1950D, 1950E

Value

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

Most 1950 series $5 bills are worth around $12.50-15 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $35-45 for bills with an MS 63 grade.

The 1950A series $5 bills are worth around $10-15 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $25-37.50 for bills with an MS 63 grade.

The 1950B series $5 bills are worth around $8-12.50 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $35-40 for bills with an MS 63 grade.

Most 1950C series $5 bills are worth around $8-10 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $30-40 for bills with an MS 63 grade.

Most 1950D series $5 bills are worth around $8 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $20-25 for bills with an MS 63 grade. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas are more valuable.

The 1950E series $5 bills are worth around $10-20 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the value will depend on the issuing bank. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York are worth around $35 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago and San Francisco are worth around $70-75 in uncirculated condition 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 1950 series $5 star notes are worth around $40-60 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $400 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Bank Minneapolis will be worth more money.

The 1950A series $5 star notes are worth around $20-30 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $75-90 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas, Minneapolis, and St. Louis will be worth more money.

The 1950B series $5 star notes are worth around $15-20 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $85 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Richmond and Minneapolis will be worth more money.

Most 1950C series $5 star notes are worth around $20-35 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $125-150 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Boston, Dallas, Minneapolis, and St. Louis will be worth more money.

The 1950D series $5 star notes are worth around $25-30 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $85-100 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas, Minneapolis, and San Francisco will be worth more money.

Most 1950E series $5 star notes are worth around $35 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $115 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago and San Francisco are worth around $70-75 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $240-275 for notes with an MS 63 grade.

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.

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:

1928 Five Dollar Bill
1963 Five Dollar Bill