The 1950 fifty dollar bills can be valuable depending on the series. Star notes can be worth more than the standard notes. Continue reading to learn more about these bills.

1950 50 Dollar Bill

Specifications

Denomination: $50.00 USD
Type: Federal Reserve Note
Portrait: Ulysses S. Grant
Series: Six: 1950, 1950A, 1950B, 1950C, 1950D, 1950E

Value

Most of the 1950 $50 bills are only worth their face value of $50 in circulated condition.

Below are the general values for each star note series in very fine condition and MS 63 uncirculated condition.

Series Very Fine MS 63 Uncirculated
1950 $75 $125-150
1950A $60-75 $125
1950B $55-65 $125-150
1950C $60-70 $145-175
1950D $60-65 $125-150
1950E $90-95 $275-350

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.

Below are the general values for each series in very fine condition and MS 63 uncirculated condition.

Series Very Fine MS 63 Uncirculated
1950 $150 $900-975
1950A $75-100 $325-375
1950B $100-110 $300-400
1950C $90-100 $275-350
1950D $125-150 $450-500
1950E $250-300 $1,000

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.

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:

1969 50 Dollar Bill
1934 50 Dollar Bill