The 1963 twenty 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.

1963 20 Dollar Bill

1963 20 Dollar Bill Reverse

Specifications

Denomination: $20.00 USD
Type: Federal Reserve Note
Seal Varieties: One: Green
Series: Two: 1963, 1963A

There was a small design change that first appeared on the 1963 series. On the back of the bill, the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" is added above the White House.

Value

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

The 1963 series $20 bills are worth around $40 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $80-85 for bills with an MS 63 grade.

The 1963A series $20 bills are worth around $32.50 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $50-65 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.

The 1963 series $20 star notes are worth around $50-60 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $70-90. In uncirculated condition the price is around $175 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston can sell for more money.

The 1963A series $20 star notes are worth around $40-45 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $32.50. In uncirculated condition the price is around $100-125 for notes with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Minneapolis and Philadelphia can sell for more money.

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:

1969 20 Dollar Bill
1950 20 Dollar Bill