What Is the Value of 1963 5 Dollar Bill? (Learn The Value)

Last Updated on March 11, 2022

While Star notes can sell for more money most 1963 5 dollar bills aren’t that valuable. Keep on reading to learn more about 1963 5 dollar bill and its value.


What is the value of a 1963 5 dollar bill?

In circulated condition, most 1963 5 dollar bills won’t be worth much more than their face value of $5. You can sell it for a premium if it has better condition grades while star notes are more valuable.

Around $13.50  in very fine condition for 1963 series $5 red seal bills. Around $25 for uncirculated bills with a grade of MS 63.

Star notes are valuable since they are the replacement bills that the United States printed.  In very fine condition, the 1963 series $5 red seal star notes are worth around $22.50. Around $90 for notes with an MS 63 grade for uncirculated condition.

What is the grading system for the 1963 5 dollar bill?

Very fine–  The note is still relatively crisp, some creases, light smudges or folds.  The note shows a sign that it has been in circulation but not for a long time.

MS 63 choice uncirculated– The note still has its original crispness and is also well-centered. The note should show no signs of being in circulation.

How many 1963 5 dollar red seals have been printed?

Over 63 million 1963 5 dollar red seal legal tender notes have been printed. 

You can find the red seal on the right hand side of the bill and it has a serial number printed in red ink. On the back of the bill, you will notice the Lincoln Memorial while an Abraham Lincoln portrait is on the front.

A brief history of 1963 5 dollar bill

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

Jackie Palmer is a Houston-based coin journalist and fashion enthusiast. She joined Jewels Advisor’s content team after years of experience as a content strategist, managing blogs and social channels for local stores. Jackie mostly collects and studies US coins produced during the 20th century and over the years, published hundreds of articles for multiple coin publications.