Society of Paper Money Collectors

The Society of Paper Money Collectors (SPMC) promotes the study and appreciation of paper money and related financial history. As a non-profit organization, the SPMC provides grants for research, publishes a bi-monthly journal, sponsors exhibits and lectures at regional and national venues, and supports education and outreach to the greater numismatic community.


Take your collecting experience to the next level by joining those who already have.

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Bank Note History Project

Find out who signed your bank notes, and learn more about them! Do some research and write up a Banker Bio or Bank History as part of SPMC's Bank Note History Project!

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Obsoletes Database Project

Visit SPMC’s online census and catalog of U.S. Obsolete Notes, built with the assistance of many contributing members.

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Paper Money - Vol. LIX - No. 2 - Whole #326 - Mar/Apr 2020

Journals Posted 1 week 6 days ago

Series of 1923 Porthole S.C. Doomed—Lee Lofthus $1 Series of 1899 S.C. Signature Combinations--Peter Huntoon The Delaware & Hudson Canal & its...


Press Releases Posted 1 month 1 week ago

A new book that includes Tennessee obsolete currency, discovery banknotes and scrip as well as all existing published currency is available for sale from the authors Dennis Schafluetzel and Tom...

Quad City Coin Show

Events Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

Event Date: 
Sunday, April 5, 2020

Milan Community Center
Milan, IL

News & Notes Volume V, No. 40

News & Notes Posted 6 days 4 hours ago

News & Notes Volume V, No. 40                      March 24, 2020       Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine             --Each week News & Notes brings you five articles from...

Deciphering a Short Snorter From My Father

Blogs Posted 6 months 2 weeks ago

Introduction It was in early January 2015 that my father’s older sister, Orpha Ann Gatch, passed away in Terrace Park, Ohio at the age of 95. One can never be fully certain about such things, but I...

Dealer Directory

Get in touch with member paper money dealers in your area to buy or sell.

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Hall of Fame

SPMC honors major past and present contributors to the hobby. Visit our Hall of Fame.

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Literary and service awards are presented each year to SPMC members for sharing their knowledge and talents.

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