What is the value of a 1957 US silver certificate?
Normally it would be necessary to ask for a denomination, but
1957-series silver certificates were only printed as $1 bills.
Current auction prices range from face value for a very worn
bill to about $2 for a circulated bill with almost no wear.
Uncirculated ones are quoted at around $3.
Blue Ink: Seal and serial-number colors were standardized
in 1928. Starting with that year all silver certificates used blue
Serial numbers: Serial numbers rarely help to ID a bill
or affect its value. They're counters and an anti-counterfeiting
Redemption: At one time silver certificates could be
redeemed for a dollar's worth of silver, but that practice was
suspended back in 1968.
Withdrawal: Silver certificates have never been formally
withdrawn, but the last ones were printed in the early 1960s
(despite the 1957 date) so it's almost impossible to find one in