These 50 bani coins were minted in Romania with this pattern between 1884 and 1900. Other 50 bani coins were minted with similar legends, but without the wreath design. This page applies only to coins that look like our picture.
50 BANI 1884 AND 1885:
worn: $8 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $22
well preserved: $75
fully uncirculated: $280
50 bani dated 1884B are worth about twice these values
There is a variation on coins dated 1885B. Some coins have the head of 1884, and others have the head of 1885. This web page at Romanian Coins explains the difference. If you have a coin dated 1885 with head of 1884, it is more valuable, cataloging near $300 in average circulated condition.
50 BANI 1894 TO 1900:
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $12
well preserved: $25
fully uncirculated: $80
These are catalog values. Use our Important Terminology page to interpret them.