From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
A Fleeting Visit to the Ephemera Society of America
--not quite banknotes and currency, but often adjacent, especially with respect to printed matter--
All blog posts are undated (it is the "Ephemera" Society, after all). Archived pdfs of the Ephemera Journal are also available through 2020.
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- Grapevine Coin Show, Grapevine, TX, September 22-24 (Coinshows-USA).
- Virginia Numismatic Association Coin Show, Fredericksburg, VA, September 22-24 (Coinshows-USA).
- CoinExpo San Jose, San Jose, CA, September 23-24 (Griffin Coins).
- Fort Walton Beach Coin Show, Fort Walton, FL, September 23-24 (Coinshows-USA).
- Manitoba Coin Club Fall 2023 Show, West St. Paul, MB, September 23-24 (Canadian Coin News).
- Elks Guns Knives Coins Show, Hutchinson, MN, September 23-24 (Coinshows-USA).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
Trussville, AL; Medicine Hat, AB; Phoenix, AZ; Burnaby, BC; Naugatuck, CT; Brandon, FL; Crown Point, IN
Grand Rapids, MN; Guelph, ON; Oaks, PA
- Van Nuys, CA; Danbury, CT; Greenacres, FL; Pekin, IL; Rockford, IL; Devens, MA; Livonia, MI; Winona, MN
- St. John, NB; Old Bridge, NJ; Vernon, NJ; Depew, NY; Melville, NY; Cinti, OH; Westlake, OH; Trevose, PA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, September 19 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, September 19 (Heritage Auctions).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Auction, September 21 (Stack's Bowers).
- Kagin's September 2023 Auction, September 23 (Kagin's).
- Heritage Olde Mill National Bank Note Auction, September 24 (Heritage Auctions).
- Geoffrey Bell Auctions, September 26, 29 (Geoffrey Bell).
- World Banknote Auction's Louisiana Bayou Collection, September 29 (WBA).
- Stack's Bowers September 2023 Maastricht Auction, September 29 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers Fall 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session A, October 5 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers Fall 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session B, October 5 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers Fall 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session C, October 5 (Stack's Bowers).
- World Banknote Auctions World Currency Sale 49 Session 1, October 5 (WBA).
- Stack's Bowers Fall 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session D, October 6 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers Fall 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session E, October 7 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers Fall 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session F, October 8 (Stack's Bowers).
- World Banknote Auctions World Currency Sale 49 Session 2, October 8 (WBA).
- World Banknote Auctions Jamaica banknote collection, November 3 (WBA).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- Mint and Print Conference, Dubai, UAE, October 3-5 (Mint and Print).
- Intergraph Currency + Identity Conference, Bilbao, Spain, October 18-20, 2023 (Integraph).
- The Future of Cash Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, November 6-8 (Future of Cash).
- Americas Cash Cycle and Payments Seminar, Orlando, FL, November 27-30, 2023 (Currency Research).
- High Security Printing - Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 4-6. 2023 (Renaissance).
- The Banknote Conference, Fort Worth, TX, May 13-16, 2024 (Currency Research).
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 Souvenir Card Collectors Society
- New York Toll Script and Tokens (Collector 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)
- Cigar History Museum's coupon gallery
- Boordgeld (Dutch ships' money)
- Depression Scrip (emergency money of the 1930s, and more)
- Wisconsin Depression Scrip
- Caishen's Temple-Asia Money
- Minnesota Nice
- 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).
- 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.
- Cash Essentials (Industry website devoted to promoting cash usage).
- 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).
- Giesecke & Devrient (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, numismatic website run by Ursula Kampmann. German-language version is here. Content is not identical.
- Blog du CNA (Club Numismatique d'Argenteuil)
- AFEP Association Française pour l'Étude du Papier-monnaie
- Monnaies Locales Complementaires
- Our Money (Eurozone currency).
- The Ephemera Society of America (Hobby website, with archived articles on ephemera topics)
- A Library of Scrip and Local Currency
- Fictional currency galleries (Deviant Art).
- Pakistani Currency