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. LXI - No. 3 - Whole No. 339 - May/June 2022

Journals Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

Origin and Demise of the 1890/1891 Treasury Notes--Peter Huntoon SPMC FUN Activities Merchant, Postmaster, Planter; Like Father, Like Son--Bill Gunther Some Interesting Civil War Monetary...

May/June print issue of Paper Money delayed

Press Releases Posted 2 months 9 hours ago

Due to an unfortunate cyberattack, our printer for Paper Money has had to close all their plants in the U.S. They are working hard to get them back up and running, but this means the May/June issue...

Annual Coinarama-San Diego Coin Show

Events Posted 3 months 2 days ago

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 9, 2022 to Sunday, July 10, 2022

Scottish Rite Masonic center
San Diego, CA

News & Notes Volume VII, No. 52

News & Notes Posted 2 days 1 hour ago

News & Notes Volume VII, No. 52                            June 14, 2022      From the Internet Bookshelf       --Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper...

LBJ, Inflation, and "Great Society Funny Money"

Blogs Posted 1 week 4 days ago

Politics and Paper Money LBJ, Inflation, and "Great Society Funny Money"      CONGRESSIONAL MIDTERM ELECTIONS in the United States usually deliver some sort of rebuke to the party in power. The...

Military payment certificate book update by Fred schwan

Forum Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

Does anyone know when or if Fred Schwab's 4th edition book will be updated?

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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