1963 Red Seal Five Dollar Bills – Values and Pricing

Series of 1963 Red Seal $5 Bill – Values and Pricing

There were over 63 million 1963 five dollar red seal legal tender notes printed.  Today you can buy a circulated 1963 $5 for around six dollars.  Uncirculated 1963 five dollar red seals trade for around $15.

All 1963 five dollar United States Notes have a red seal which can be found on the right hand side of the bill. These same notes also have a serial number printed in red ink.  Abraham Lincoln is the center portrait and The Lincoln Memorial is on the back of the bill.

The phrasing on 1963 five dollar bills is slightly different from 1928 and 1953:

“United States Note, The United States of America, This Note Is A Legal Tender For All Debts Public And Private, Five Dollars”

All 1963 red seal five dollar bills were printed in Washington DC.  These bills were signed by Kathryn O’Hay Granahan as The Treasurer of The United States and by C. Douglas Dillon as the Treasurer of The United States.

1963 five dollar red seal star notes were also printed.  These notes are worth close to $10 in circulated condition.  Uncirculated star notes sell for closer to $25.  There were almost four million 1963 $5 star notes printed.  They are not rare today and they will never be rare.

We do not buy 1963 $5 red seal unless you have a large sequentially numbered run.  Please do not call about individual notes.