From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Profiles of Banknote Engravers, Past and Present
- Ma Rong-Engraver of Mao and Monkeys (Chinese Money Matters). From 2018.
- Small Lines, Grand Vision--Banknote Engraver Sun Wen-hsiung (New Southbound Policy Portal). From 2021.
- Profile of Czeslaw Slania (The First News). From 2019.
- Fernando Fernández, a Mexican Banknote Engraver and Printer (Paper Money). From 2016.
- Jindra Schmidt, Czechoslovak Artist and Engraver (Paper Money). From 2002.
- Asher Durand, Banknote Engraver (JSTOR Open Access). From 1991.
- Cyrus Durand, the Machinist and Banknote Engraver (JSTOR Open Access). Originally published 1854,
- Valuable Art and Counterfeit Presentments: Alfred Jones, the American Art-Union, and Antebellum Banknote Engraving, by Telesia Amanda Lett (Boston University) PhD dissertation, 2019. Pdf available at link.
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- 65th Annual NCNA Coin Show & Convention, Concord, NC, Sept 28-Oct 1 (NCNA).
- Utah Coin Show, Sandy, UT, Sept 29-30 (Utah Coin Shows).
- Sacramento Valley Coin Club Show, Sacramento, CA, Sept 29-Oct 1 (SacValCC).
- Vicksburg Coin Show, Vicksburg, MS, Sept 29-Oct 1 (Coinshows-USA).
- Minot Coin Show, Minot, ND, Sept 30-Oct 1 (Coinshows-USA).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- Anaheim, CA; Hollywood, FL; Maitland, FL; Collinsville, IL; Decatur, IN; Topsham, ME; Dedham, MA; Allen Park, MI
- Independence, MO; Lindenwold, NJ; Parsippany, NJ; Albany, NY; Lewiston, NY; Fairview Park, OH
- Gallipolis, OH; Green Bay, WI
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, September 26 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, September 26 (Heritage Auctions).
- Geoffrey Bell Auctions, September 26, 29 (Geoffrey Bell).
- Lyn Knight Auction, September 27 (Lyn Knight).
- Geoffrey Bell Toronto Expo 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).
- Archives International Auction 88, October 24 (Archives International).
- World Banknote Auctions Jamaica banknote collection, November 3 (WBA).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- Toronto Coin Expo, Toronto, ON, Sept. 29-30 (Toronto Coin Expo).
- Denver Coin Expo, Denver, CO, Oct. 12-14 (Rocky Mountain Expos).
- PAN Fall Coin Show, Monroeville, PA, Oct. 19-21 (PAN).
- International Money Expo, Nashville, TN, Oct. 26-29 (IMEX).
- Whitman Expo, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 9-11 (Whitman Expo).
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