Coin and Paper Money Collecting/10 bill value


I wanted to know the value of a 10 dollar bill made in 1950.
G96490168 c. Has nowhere on the bill that says In God We Trust. It is in good shape.

This is a good question that comes up a lot.  In God We Trust was not used on currency until 1956.  1950 $10 bills were printed from 1950 to 1962.  So some of them have the motto, and others do not.  Despite being a type of old money, 1950 just isn't rare enough to command a premium.  So your 1950 $10 bill is only worth the face value of $10.

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I can answer any question relating to valuing US Currency. My specialty is national currency, large-size currency, and small size issues between 1928 and 1957. Many bank notes have variables that can make two seemingly identical notes have very different values. That is why it is so important to work with an expert. I also work with rare Canadian banknotes as well as some foreign currency (mostly British Commonwealth countries). I have participated either as a buyer or seller in more than 500 different coin auctions.


I have been a full time currency dealer since 2006. I set up at about ten national coin and currency shows per year all across the country. My company has a retail location in Greenville, SC. I also run a website about old money values. I am also currently the director of currency auctions at Stacks Bowers. So I am in a unique position to see, value, and sell millions of dollars worth of paper money on a annual basis. I have been lucky enough to sell hundreds of individual banknotes worth over $10,000. I personally hold several world records for highest price paid for certain categories of banknotes. While I personally don't deal a tremendous amount of coins, I can provide sound advice on where to sell coins in NYC, and other major metro areas across the country. I have seen the worst of the worst and the best of the best when it comes to coin dealers.

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