The 1969 fifty dollar bills can be valuable depending on the series. Star notes can be worth more than the standard notes. Keep reading to learn more about these bills.

1969 50 Dollar Bill

1969 50 Dollar Bill Reverse

Specifications

Denomination: $50.00 USD
Type: Federal Reserve Note
Portrait: Ulysses S. Grant
Series: Four: 1969, 1969A, 1969B, 1969C

Value

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

Most 1969 series $50 bills are worth around $75 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $100-125 for bills with an MS-63 grade. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta can sell for more money.

Most 1969A series $50 bills are worth around $100 in uncirculated condition with an MS-63 grade. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Kansas City, Minneapolis, and St. Louis each sell for around $150 in uncirculated condition with an MS-63 grade.

Most 1969B series $50 bills are worth around $150-200 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $450-550 for bills with an MS-63 grade. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Dallas can sell for more money.

Most 1969C series $50 bills are worth around $82.50-100 in uncirculated condition with an MS-63 grade. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis will sell for more money.

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 1969 series $50 star notes are worth around $75-85 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $100-125. In uncirculated condition the price is around $150-175 for notes with an MS-63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas, Kansas City and Richmond will be worth more money.

The 1969A series $50 star notes are worth around $250 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $500 for notes with an MS-63 grade.

The 1969B series $50 star notes are worth around $450 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $2,250 for notes with an MS-63 grade.

The 1969C series $50 star notes are worth around $225-275 in uncirculated condition 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.

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:

1974 50 Dollar Bill
1950 50 Dollar Bill