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Etymologies for some slang terms for money, mostly British. Wonga?
Possible designs for Hungarian Euro currency, beautifully irrelevant at the present time.A Warhol silver certificate sold for $32.8 million, not through Lyn Knight. See also this article in CoinsWeekly. I know, when I look at Warhol's stuff I too think I could make this stuff easily. P.T. Barnum was right--
Russian court bans a local currency backed by potatoes. A video is here. For several reasons vodka might make a superior backing.
How the Greeks might introduce a new currency in a pinch, with some lessons from Iraq. "A currency is a national business card." Simply printing more Euros would be illegal. Companies are gearing up to issue private currencies. Here is a discussion (a bit old) from The Economist on the economics of scrip.A discussion of women on currency, in the New Yorker.
Video from the 2015 Memphis Show, from CoinWeek. Pierre Fricke appears at 4:59, discussing a Jules Manouvrier note.
Making sure forthcoming British polymer notes are real.
Fake Hong Kong notes with unusual serial numbers.“For God’s sake what are you doing with $700 million in your home?”Counterfeiting revenue stamps in Bangladesh."Her friends said she was a person of high morals."
The Northern Ireland chapter of the Banknote Book, via Banknote News.
"Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years", at the Museum of American Finance, July 10, 2015
The Sixth International Scientific and Practical Conference on Security Printing Watermark Conference-2015, Sochi, Russia September 22-24, 2015.
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