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. 5 - Whole #329 - Sep/Oct 2020

Journals Posted 3 days 2 hours ago

The Curious Career of T. W. Dyott, M.D.—Q. David Bowers $1 Series of 1923 S.C. Signature Combinations--Peter Huntoon 1917-1924--A Burst of New Type Notes—Peter Huntoon The Farmers &...


Press Releases Posted 1 month 1 week 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...

"CANCELLED" Virginia Numismatic Association Convention & Coin Show

Events Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

Event Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2020 to Sunday, September 27, 2020

Fredericksburg Expo Center
Fredericksburg, VA

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 13

News & Notes Posted 5 days 7 hours ago

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 13                       September 15, 2020        Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine             --Each week News & Notes brings you material from...

A Theatrical Note About Burlesque

Blogs Posted 1 month 3 weeks 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...

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Forum Posted 1 week 17 hours ago

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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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