Most 1977 fifty dollar bills aren't very valuable. However star notes can sell for more money. Continue reading to learn more about these bills.

1977 50 Dollar Bill

1977 50 Dollar Bill Reverse

Specifications

Denomination: $50.00 USD
Type: Federal Reserve Note
Signature Varieties: One: Morton and Blumenthal
Series: One: 1977

Value

The standard bills in circulated condition won't be worth more than their face value of $50. They will only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition. Star notes can sell for higher prices.

Most 1977 series $50 bills are worth around $72.50-80 in uncirculated condition with a grade of MS 63. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Banks of Minneapolis and St. Louis are each worth around $115-125 in uncirculated condition 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.

Most 1977 series $50 star notes are worth around $200-225 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City can sell for around $325 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade.

Note: Valuable bills should be placed inside currency holders.

Grading System

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:

1981 50 Dollar Bill
1974 50 Dollar Bill
1969 50 Dollar Bill