Series of 1880 $50 United States Note

Value of Fifty Dollar Bill From Series of 1880


Year:  1880 Type:  Legal Tender / United States Note Denomination:  Fifty Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of $50 notes from the series of 1880 is based on their condition, seal color, and signatures
We purchase $50 bills from the series of 1880.  Send us an email to tell us what you have  We will respond quickly with our opinion and offer.
Description:  1880 was the last year that fifty dollar legal tender notes were issued with the basic design as seen below.  Most of these $50 bills are rare and valuable.  However, the exact value, as always, is based on the condition of each bill and the serial number.  Please contact us for exact pricing.

The actual note shows a picture of Benjmain Franklin on the left hand side of the bill.  The right side shows Lady Liberty dressed as Columbia.

Variations:  Fifty dollar bills from the series of 1880 can be broken down into ten different types based on their signature combination and seal color.  The ten types are:

Bruce – Gilfillian – Large Brown Seal
Bruce – Wyman – Large Brown Seal
Rosecrans – Jordan – Large Red Seal
Rosecrans – Hyatt – Large Red Seal
Rosecrans – Hyatt – Large Spiked Red Seal
Rosecrans – Huston – Large Spiked Red Seal
Rosecrans – Huston – Large Brown Seal
Tillman – Morgan – Small Red Seal
Bruce – Roberts – Small Red Seal
Lyons – Roberts – Small Red Seal
None of the signature combinations are common, but one is very rare.  Contact us for more details.
Inscriptions:  Act of March 3rd 1863  –  Engraved & Printed at the Bureau, Engraving & Printing  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  This Note Is A Legal Tender For Fifty Dollars  –  Series of 1880   –  The United States Will Pay To Bearer Fifty Dollars Washington D.C.  –  United States Note  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  Printed at the Bureau, Engraving & Printing Treasury, Dep!  –  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.