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Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- The Tampa Paper Money Expo, Tampa, FL, Oct 5-7 (Coinshows-USA).
- JCNS Coin Show, Lenexa, KS, Oct 6-7 (JCNS).
- Las Vegas Coin & Collectibles Show, Las Vegas, NV, Oct 6-7 (Coinshows-USA).
- Houston Autumn Coin Show, Houston, TX, Oct 6-7 (Coinshows-USA).
- PNNA Fall Convention, Tukwila, WA, Oct 6-8 (Coinshows-USA).
- Virginia Beach Coin Show, Virginia Beach, VA, Oct 7-8 (Tidewater Coin Club).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- Orange, CT; Kissimmee, FL; Melbourne, FL; Marietta, GA; Countryside, IL; Fairfield, IL; Indianapolis, IN
- Royal Oak, MI; Southfield, MI; Burlington Township, NJ; Melville, NY; Rochester, NY; Wapakoneta, OH
- Ottawa, ON; Falls Creek, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Telford, PA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, October 3 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, October 3 (Heritage Auctions).
- World Banknote Auctions Sale 49, Session 1, October 5 (WBA).
- 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).
- CGB Numismatique Live Auction, October 10 (CGB).
- British and Irish Banknote Auction, October 12 (Noonan's).
- Archives International Auction 88, October 24 (Archives International).
- World Banknote Auctions Jamaica banknote collection, November 3 (WBA).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- 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