Most 2003 five dollar bills aren't very valuable. However star notes can sell for more money. Continue reading to learn more about these bills.

2003 5 Dollar Bill

2003 5 Dollar Bill Reverse

Specifications

Denomination: $5.00 USD
Type: Federal Reserve Note
Portrait: Abraham Lincoln
Series: Two: 2003, 2003A

Value

These bills in circulated condition won't be worth more than their face value of $5. They will only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition. Star notes can sell for higher prices.

Both the 2003 series and 2003A series $5 bills are worth around $15 in uncirculated condition with a grade of MS 63.

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 2003 series $5 star notes are worth around $35-40 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia are worth around $90 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade.

Most 2003A series $5 star notes are worth around $27.50 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Star notes issued from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York are worth around $70 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade.

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:

A Guide Book of United States Paper Money


See also:

2001 Five Dollar Bill
1995 Five Dollar Bill