Is a 1963 $5 bill worth anything?
Today you can buy a circulated 1963 $5 for around six dollars. Uncirculated 1963 five dollar red seals trade for around $15. 1963 five dollar red seal star notes were also printed. These notes are worth close to $10 in circulated condition.
1928 is the charter date and 1902 is the series date. Every five dollar bill from 1928 should have a blue seal and a portrait of Ben Harrison. The collector value of any bill is based on its serial number, condition, and bank of issue. In 1928 five dollars was equal to $59.88 today.
- Star notes are highly sought after small size banknotes that have a asterisk(*) either before or after a serial number. The significance of a star note comes from the bureau of engraving and printing inspecting a particular note and finding a misprint or mistake.
- There sure are, but don't expect to find a $500 bill the next time you make an ATM withdrawal. The Treasury announced on July 14, 1969, that it would quit issuing the $500, $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000 notes immediately, since the bills were so sparsely circulated.
- Although they are still technically legal tender in the United States, high-denomination bills were last printed on December 27, 1945, and officially discontinued on July 14, 1969, by the Federal Reserve System, due to 'lack of use'. The $5,000 and $10,000 effectively disappeared well before then.
The United States five-dollar bill ($5) is a denomination of United States currency. The current $5 bill features the 16th U.S. President (1861-65), Abraham Lincoln's portrait on the front and the Lincoln Memorial on the back. All $5 bills issued today are Federal Reserve Notes.
- The faces on every U.S. bill in circulation include five American presidents and two founding fathers. They are all men: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant and Benjamin Franklin.
- George Washington is also on quarter dollar coin. Face on $10 Ten dollar bill: Alexander Hamilton. He was not a President. Face on $100 One hundred dollar bill: Benjamin Franklin.
- WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew on Wednesday announced the most sweeping and historically symbolic makeover of American currency in a century, proposing to replace the slaveholding Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman, the former slave and abolitionist, and to add women and civil rights
Condition – Most old twenty dollar bills are not rare. What makes them valuable is their condition. For example, a 1922 $20 gold certificate in circulated condition usually sells for around $100. The exact same bill in perfect condition would be worth $1,000 or more.
- According to the link, a 1963 bill of $20 would be likely worth $25 to an interested collector. They aren't rare enough, unless there is an asterisk (*) in the serial number. Then their value may roughly double.
- A watermark bearing the image of the person whose portrait is on the bill can be found on all $10, $20, $50, and $100 bills series 1996 and later, and on $5 bills series 1999 and later. The watermark is embedded in the paper to the right of the portrait and should be visible from both sides of the bill.
- Today you can buy a circulated 1963 $5 for around six dollars. Uncirculated 1963 five dollar red seals trade for around $15. 1963 five dollar red seal star notes were also printed. These notes are worth close to $10 in circulated condition.
Updated: 5th October 2018