Currency Coming and Going
- Trump prefers Andrew Jackson on the $20 (Yahoo News).
- More on Liberia's missing banknotes (Coin Update).
- Sudan moves to a 100 pound note (Al Arabiya). And here (Africanews).
- What you need to know about Britain's new £20 note (Cambridgeshire Live).
- Auction results from the ANA convention (Numismatic News).
- Highlights of Stack's Bowers auction (Bank Note Reporter, via Numismatic News).
- BEP souvenir cards, Crane Paper, and short snorters (Numismatic News).
- U.S. Mint and BEP heads testify before House subcommittee (Coin World).
- Hieroglyphs on stock certificates (Coinsweekly).
- Paying in personal information, instead of cash (NPR).
- A video describing Armenia's new banknote series (Youtube, via MRI Bankers' Guide). In Armenian.
- Kyrgyzstan reports spurious banknotes (MRI Bankers' Guide).
- Russia is considering polymer currency (MRI Bankers' Guide).
- Celebrating the Year of the Pig (Coin World). And here (Banknote News).
- The Belgium chapter of the Banknote Book is available (Banknote News).
- India's history, as displayed on its currency (Firstpost).
- When countries outsource their banknote printing (BBC).
- A "Rainbow Pound" sells for a top price (Numismatic News).
- The Bank of Canada's money exhibit to appear at the Galt Museum in Lethbridge, Alberta (Lethbridge Herald).
- A twenty-dollar bill converted into a "Tubman" would be classified as a "celebrity note" (Coin World).
- Mary Ellen Withrow, prolific signer of currency (Marion Star).
- Germany currency under the Third Reich (Geldscheine-Online, in German).
- Currency issues of the German Imperial Railway (Geldscheine-Online, in German).
- Kim Kardashian's money-themed ensemble (Inquisitr).
Booty-themed booty (Instagram)
About the Banknote Industry
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- Security Document World Conference, Beijing, China, October 17-18, 2018 (SDS).
- The Holography Conference, Minsk, Belarus, November 15-16, 2018 (Reconnaissance).
- 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)
- My Georgia Collection (collector site devoted to "Georgia State Notes, Obsolete Currency, Bonds, and Alternative Scrip")
- 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