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.

Huntoon-Shiva Encyclopedia of U.S. National Bank Notes

This encyclopedia covers every aspect of U.S. National Bank Notes issued from 1863 to 1935. It contains over 1,500 pages in 144 chapters, and is designed to be a dynamic work in progress.

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Bank Note History Project

Find out who signed your bank notes, and learn more about them! This project consists of two websites, the Banks & Bankers Database search website and Bank Note History Wiki website.

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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. 5 - Whole 341 - Sep/Oct 2022

Journals Posted 3 weeks 5 hours ago

Introduction to the Huntoon-Shiva Encyclopedia of U. S. National Bank Notes In the Beginning--Wendell Wolka Origin of Type 2 Numbers--Peter Huntoon Ransom At the Border--Lee Lofthus...

May/June print issue of Paper Money delayed

Press Releases Posted 5 months 1 week 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...

62nd Annual Louisville Coin Show (Louisville & Kentucky State Numismatics Association)

Events Posted 5 months 5 days ago

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 6, 2022 to Saturday, October 8, 2022

Hilton Garden Inn
Louisville, KY

News & Notes Volume VIII, No. 14

News & Notes Posted 6 days 5 hours ago

News & Notes Volume VIII, No. 14                       September 20, 2022      From the Internet Bookshelf                           --Each week News & Notes brings you material from around...

Jane Byrne's Rage Against the Machine

Blogs Posted 2 months 6 days ago

Politics and Paper Money Jane Byrne’s Rage Against the Machine      WHEN MAYOR RICHARD J. DALEY DIED a few days short of Christmas 1976, a crucial piece had failed in the workings of Chicago’s fabled...

Journal July/august

Forum Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago

Does anyone know when new journal will be issued?

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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