Most 1985 five dollar bills aren't very valuable. However star notes can sell for more money. Continue reading to learn more about these bills.
|Type:||Federal Reserve Note|
|Signature Varieties:||One: Ortega and Baker|
Most of these bills in circulated condition won't be worth more than their face value of $5. In the better condition grades these bills can sell for a premium. In addition, star notes can be more valuable.
The 1985 series $5 bills are worth around $6 in very fine condition. Uncirculated bills with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $17.50.
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 1985 series $5 star notes are worth around $20-30 in very fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $65-70 for notes with an MS 63 grade.
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.
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.
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