1880 $500 Silver Certificate Value

Value of Five Hundred Dollar Silver Certificate from Series of 1880 or 1878


Year:  1878 & 1880 Type:  Silver Certificate Denomination:  Five Hundred Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of $500 silver certificates from 1880 and 1878 is mostly based on their condition
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Description:  1878 and 1880 silver certificates have a very similar design, because of that this one page will cover both issues.  It is currently thought that only one 1878 $500 silver certificate has survived.  1880 $500 silver certificates are slightly more common.  Right now there are seven serial numbers recorded as either held by collectors or museums.

The portrait on the right hand side of the bill is that of Charles Sumner.  If you are lucky enough to have a $500 silver certificate, then please tell us about it.  We would love to make a six figure offer.



Variations:  The four different varieties are as follows:

1878 – Scofield – Gilfillan (Large Red Seal)
1878 – Scofield – Gilfillan (Large Brown Seal)
1880 – Bruce – Gilfillan (Large Brown Seal)
1880 – Bruce – Wyman (Large Brown Seal)

All of these are rare.

Inscriptions:  Certificate of Deposit  –  Act of February 28th 1878  –  Engraved & Printed at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  Assistant Treasurer U.S.  –  This Certifies That There Have Been Deposited With The Treasurer Of U.S. At Payable At His Office To The Bearer On Demand Five Hundred Silver Dollars  –  United States Silver Certificate  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  This Certificate Is Receivable For Customs, Taxes and All Public Dues, And When So Received May Be Reissued