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. 3 - Whole #327- May/June 2020

Journals Posted 2 months 3 days ago

Patent Dates on Early Large Size Currency and Certificates of Deposits—Peter Huntoon Alternating Plate Serial Font Sizes—Joe Farrenkopf An Alternate Look at the “Giori” Jefferson Test Notes--...

Virtual IPMS 2020

Press Releases Posted 4 weeks 1 day ago

Zoom Virtual IPMS Convention   Friday, June 12, 2020 9 am - Colin Blyth: "Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) - Expert Authentication, Grading & More" 10 AM  - Stane Straus: Polymer Notes 11AM -...

37th Annual Greater Cincinnati Numismatic Exposition

Events Posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

Event Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 to Saturday, July 18, 2020

Sharonville Convention Center
Cincinnati , OH

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 3

News & Notes Posted 1 day 8 hours ago

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 3                         July 7, 2020  Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine             --Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web...

Deciphering a Short Snorter From My Father

Blogs Posted 9 months 3 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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