Currency Coming and Going
- The September/October 2018 issue of Paper Money is now available (SPMC).
- The National Museum of Brazil fire and what it means (Coinsweekly). And here (Coin Update).
- Using magic to turn North Korean currency into U.S. dollars (The Korea Times).
- Venezuelans turning worthless cash into fashion accessories (BBC, with photo/video gallery). The story has been around, but this offers close-ups of the weaving technique. And an inauspicious beginning to Venezuela's currency reform (Bloomberg).
- A Cleveland artist's "Funny Money" project (Cleveland.com). The artist's book may be ordered here (1984 Publishing).
- Brief update on the Brixton Pound (Shareable).
- Some currency trivia (Numismatic News).
- Kagin's to offer Mormon paper money (Coin World).
- Details of Mexico's new 500 peso note (Coin World).
- The European Central Bank introduces new 100 and 200 euro notes (Deutsche Welle).
- Sri Lankan currency under ultra-violet light (The Sunday Times, via E-Sylum).
- They began their collection of Australian banknotes on their honeymoon (Coin World).
- Duke University professor wants to replace U.S. paper money with a national cryptocurrency (The Duke Chronicle).
- This Serbian is a locksmith by day, currency collector by night (Vanguard).
- The oldest paper money in Nigeria (Pulse).
- Yemen's new 200 rial note (Banknote News).
- The Guernsey chapter of the Banknote Book (Banknote News).
- The Marshall Islands are warned against adopting a digital currency (BBC).
- A look at Lady Lavery (Irish Times).
- Purse owner is reunited with her banknotes from the 1980s (Sunday Express).
- Campaign finance the old-fashioned way (Journal Gazette).
- The playing card money of New France (Coinweek).
- Zhiyuan Cong's depiction of paper money along the Silk Road (North Jersey).
- Uruguay's new 50 peso note commemorates the 50th anniversary of its central bank (Banco Central del Uruguay, in Spanish). And here (Montevideo Portal, in Spanish).
- How much do zero-euro souvenir notes sell for? (Numismag, in French). Some, for surprisingly high prices.
- The paper money of Imperial Germany, 1871-1918 (Muenzen-Online, in German).
- "Stempelgeld": Turning real banknotes into fantasy issues (Muenzen-Online, in German).
- Alfred Dickie: a Canadian timber king and his scrip (Muenzen-Online, in German).
- BOOK:Paper Money of Scotland (Bank Note Reporter, via Numismatic News). Plus, Leith Banking Company Commemoratives.
- BOOK: A history of paper money in Thuringia (Muenzen-Online, in German)
- A look back at Hungary's hyperinflation (Amusing Planet)
The biggest Pengo note of them all (Amusing Planet)
About the Banknote Industry
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- World Banknote Summit, Frankfurt, Germany, September 24-26, 2018 (World Banknote Summit).
- Mint and Print International Conference, September 24-29, Beirut, Lebanon (Mint and Print).
- High Security Printing-Asia, Hanoi, Vietnam, December 3-5, 2018 (Reconnaissance)
- The Anti-Counterfeit & Currency Expo, Las Vegas NV, November 6-8, 2018 (News Anyway).
- The Future of Cash 2019, Athens, Greece, February 20-21, 2019 (Future of Cash).
From the Annals of Crime
Websites to Like
- Paper Money Forum (Numismatic discussion threads)
- Newman Numismatic Portal (Digital numismatic library)
- Numismatic Bibliomania Society (Includes E-Sylum, the weekly online complement to the NBS's journal, The Asylum)
- The American Revenue Association (Hobby website).
- The American Historical Print Collectors Society (Hobby website).
- International Bank Note Society (useful features even for non-members).
- The Banknote Den (David Lok's website, with superb essays as well as a link to his book, The Many Faces of Money).
- The Higgins Museum (the one in Okoboji, IA, not Worcester, MA)
- The Currency Collector (more good essays by John Sandrock).
- COINWeek (numismatic aggregator with some paper money content).
- MRI Bankers' Guide (for its updates of new banknotes).
- Mujand (fantasy banknote maker).
- Alternative Banknotes and Coins (Alternatehistory). Fantasy thread.
- Stane Straus's Polymer Banknotes of the World
- Banknote News (roundup of news and promotional website for The Banknote Book).
- Tom Chao (collector's blog with active updates).
- Stevenbron Banknotes (collector's blog with active updates).
- Mintage World (online museum of Indian numismatics).
- Chattanooga Money (site details historical episodes in Chattanooga, Tennessee's monetary and banking history)
- Banknotesworld ("THE German-language Banknote forum") Discussion threads and more.
- Counting on Currency (Industry website).
- Kuster's Engineering (Company website). Your expert in currency disintegration.
- PYMNTS.com (Industry website).
- Currency Research (Industry website).
- International Banknote Designers Association (Industry website)
- International Association of Currency Affairs (Industry website).
- International Banknote Designers Association (Industry website).
- De La Rue (Company website).
- Secura Monde International (Company website). Good banknote news feed.
- Giesecke & Devrient (Company website).
- Patronus Systems (Company website).
- Our Passports (travel documents and other ephemera)
- Social Money (a Flickr album of photographs illustrating modern complementary currencies, heavy on Argentina).
- Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (search for banknotes etc.).
- Where's George? (currency tracking project).
- CoinsWeekly, especially its fine list of links to museums and other numismatic resources.
- Blog du CNA (Club Numismatique d'Argenteuil)
- French Banknotes of War (Collector's website). Abundant material in English and French.
- AFEP Association Française pour l'Étude du Papier-monnaie
- Monnaies Locales Complementaires
- Guild of Independent Currencies (promotes local currencies in the U.K.)
- Our Money (Eurozone currency).
- The Ephemera Society of America (Hobby website, with archived articles on ephemera topics)
- Fictional currency galleries (Deviant Art).
- Pakistani Currency