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. 6 - Whole #330 - Nov/Dec 2020

Journals Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

Duplicated National Bank Titles--Peter Huntoon CSA Watermarks--Richard Melamed & Benny Bolin The First National Bank in Utah Territory--Peter Huntoon Mining Vignettes on Obsolete Notes--...


Press Releases Posted 3 months 2 weeks 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...

Westchester Coin Show

Events Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

Event Date: 
Friday, November 27, 2020 to Saturday, November 28, 2020

Westchester Marriot
Tarrytown, NY

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 23

News & Notes Posted 1 day 12 hours ago

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 23                      November 24, 2020        Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine             --Each week News & Notes brings you material from...

Ray Sugden and the Mystery of "Tampa's Mystery Buck"

Blogs Posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

Introduction      In June of the year 2000, notice appeared of a curious advertising note in the pages of Fun Money, the quarterly newsletter of a sister collector organization, The American Play...

Current edition of journal

Forum Posted 2 months 1 week ago

Is the September edition of journal coming out soon?

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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