Most 1988 fifty 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 Combinations:||One: Ortega and Brady|
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 1988 series $50 bills are worth around $100-125 in uncirculated condition with a grade of MS 63. Bills issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City can sell for around $175 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade.
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 1988 series $50 star notes are worth around $200 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade.
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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