50 Cents Military Payment Certificate

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Local banknote
Years 1951-1954
Value 50 Cents (0.50 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Paper
Size 110 × 55 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 25 May 1954
Number N# 314157
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# M25
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: MPC Series 481

Obverse

Seated woman with compass & globe at left

Script: Latin

Lettering:
MILITARY PAYMENT CERTIFICATE
FIFTY CENTS FOR USE ONLY IN UNITED STATES
MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS BY UNITED
STATES AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL IN
ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE RULES
AND REGULATIONS.
FIFTY CENTS
SERIES 481

Reverse

Seal of the United States at center

Script: Latin

Lettering:
MILITARY PAYMENT CERTIFICATE
FOR USE ONLY IN UNITED STATES
MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS BY UNITED
STATES AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL IN
ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE RULES
AND REGULATIONS.

Printer

Forbes Lithograph Corporation, United States

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1951-1954)  100%
ND (1951-1954)  0% Replacement Note

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents (Military Payment Certificate)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents (Military Payment Certificate)
Katz
Auction 59
Lot 3347
Internet Archive
Apr 23, 2022 Undetermined AU USD 360.34
(EUR 346.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents (Military Payment Certificate)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents (Military Payment Certificate)
Katz
Auction 62
Lot 1917
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 Undetermined F USD 21.87
(EUR 21.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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