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.


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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. 4 - Whole #328 - Jul/Aug 2020

Journals Posted 1 week 2 days ago

$20 Series of 1882 Gold Certificate Intaglio Plate Layout Varieties—Peter Huntoon Paper Money with a Connection to Keokuk’s Estes House—Tom Gardner Napier-Burke Nationals are Sleepers—Peter...


Press Releases Posted 1 day 5 min ago

A Comprehensive Guide to Alabama Obsolete Notes 1818-1885, by William Gunther and Charles Derby, published in 2020, is a complete listing of the currently known paper money from the State of Alabama...

BRNA Annual Convention

Events Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

Event Date: 
Friday, August 21, 2020 to Sunday, August 23, 2020

Dalton Convention Center
Dalton , GA

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 7

News & Notes Posted 6 days 23 hours ago

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 7                         August 4, 2020    Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine             --Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The...

A Theatrical Note About Burlesque

Blogs Posted 2 weeks 20 hours ago

Introduction           A man sauntering down some urban sidewalk in early 20th century America might have been handed this currency-like handbill by a tout loitering outside a theater. Inside, a...

Counterfiet ?

Forum Posted 1 week 1 day ago

In the late '80's, (Before I was involved W/ the hobby)  I was working in retail in NE Bergen Cty, NJ. I began to see a # of  $5 "red seals" being passed @ my location. Many appeared to be "crisp" so...

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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