The 1966 one hundred dollar bills can be valuable. Star notes will be worth more than the standard notes. Continue reading to learn more about these bills.

1966 Series 100 Dollar Bill

1966 Series 100 Dollar Bill Reverse

Specifications

Denomination: $100.00 USD
Type: Legal Tender Note
Seal Color: Red
Series: Two: 1966, 1966A

Value

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

Most 1966 series $100 bills are worth around $150 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $225. In uncirculated condition the price is around $400 for bills with an MS 63 grade.

Most 1966A series $100 bills are worth around $225 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $275. In uncirculated condition the price is around $850 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 before the serial number.

The 1966 series $100 star notes are worth around $500 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $725. In uncirculated condition the price will be around $1,650 for notes with an MS 63 grade.

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:

A Guide Book of United States Paper Money


See also:

1969 100 Dollar Bill
1963 100 Dollar Bill
1950 100 Dollar Bill