The 1950 one hundred 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 Series 100 Dollar Bill

1950 Series 100 Dollar Bill Reverse

Specifications

Denomination: $100.00 USD
Type: Federal Reserve Note
Portrait: Benjamin Franklin
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.

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

Series Extremely Fine MS 63 Uncirculated
1950 $150 $260
1950A $125 $225
1950B $125 $200-225
1950C $125 $200
1950D $125 $175
1950E $175-200 $275-300

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 $100 star notes are worth around $225 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $300. In uncirculated condition the price is around $975 for notes with an MS 63 grade.

Most 1950A series $100 star notes are worth around $200-225 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $600 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas will sell for more money.

Most 1950B series $100 star notes are worth around $250 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $500 for notes with an MS 63 grade.

The 1950C series $100 star notes are worth around $250-275 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $475 for notes with an MS 63 grade.

Most 1950D series $100 star notes are worth around $250 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $375 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston can sell for more money.

Most 1950E series $100 star notes are worth around $375 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $1,200 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco will sell for 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:

1966 100 Dollar Bill
1934 100 Dollar Bill
1928 100 Dollar Bill