Series of 1878 $50 Legal Tender Note

Value of Fifty Dollar United States Note From Series of 1878


Year:  1878 Type:  Legal Tender / United States Note Denomination:  Fifty Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of fifty dollar bills from 1878 is based on their condition and serial number.
We purchase $50 notes from the series of 1878.  Send us an email to tell us what you have  We will respond quickly with our opinion and offer.
Description:  1878 $50 bills are scarce.  They were only printed for a short period of time and not many are around today.  They look very similar to most fifty dollar bills printed between 1874 and 1880.  Benjamin Franklin and a woman in a crown holding a sword are the central figures on each note.

If you have one for sale, please let us know.  We are aggressive buyers.




Variations:  All 1878 $50 bills look the same.  They were signed by Allison and Gilfillan.  

Inscriptions:  Act of March 3rd 1863  –  Engraved & Printed at the Bureau Engraving & Printing  –  Patented July 24th 1866  –  GW Casilear’s Patent Nov. 24 1868  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  This Note Is A Legal Tender For Fifty Dollars  –  Series of 1878  –  The United States Will Pay The Bearer Fifty Dollars Washington D.C.  –  United States Note  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  Columbian Bank Note Company Washington D.C.  –  Printed at the Bureau, Engraving & Printing  –  United States of America  –  This Note is a Legal Tender at its face value for all debts public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt.  Counterfeiting or altering this note or passing any counterfeit or alteration of it, or having in possession any false or counterfeit plate or impression of it, or any paper made in imitation of the paper on which it is printed is felony, and is punishable by $5,000 fine, or Fifteen (15) years imprisonment at hard labor or both.