From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
A Visit to the Joe I. Herbstman Memorial Collection of American Finance
Some categories to browse:
There is much, much more to browse at this site. See also the companion website, The National Debt.
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- Louisville Fall Coin Show, Louisville, KY, October 12-14 (Louisville Coin Club).
- McAlester Indian Territory Coin Show, McAlester, OK, October 13-14 (Coinshows-USA).
- Contra Costa Coin Show, Walnut Creek, CA, October 13-15 (Diablo Numismatic Society).
- NWCC Fall Money Show, Brooklyn Center, MN, October 13-15 (NWCC).
- Jacksonville-Camp LeJeune Show, Jacksonville, NC, October 14-15 (Coinshows-USA).
- Wilkes-Barre Coin Show, Pittson, PA, October 14-15 (NEPA Coin Clubs).
- Parkersburg Coin Club Show, Mineral Wells, WV, October 14-15 (Parkersburg Coin Club).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- Phoenix, AZ; Tucson, AZ; Plantation, FL; Berwyn, IL; Dubuque, IA; Orono, ME; Flint, MI; Livonia, MI
- Omaha, NE; Nashua, NH; Clifton, NJ; Fairfield, NJ; Cheektowaga, NY; Liverpool, NY; Dartmouth, NS
- Hilliard, OH; Toledo, OH; Langhorne, PA; Woonsocket, RI; Middleton, WI
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- CGB Numismatique Live Auction, October 10 (CGB).
- Lyn Knight October Auction of National Bank Notes and Obsoletes, October 11 (Lyn Knight).
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction (HA).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction (HA).
- British and Irish Banknote Auction, October 12 (Noonan's).
- World Banknote Auctions U.S. Currency Sale 4, October 19 (WBA).
- A. Karamitsos Auction 8, Parts I and II, October 21-22 (Sixbid).
- Trigometric "Special Collection" auctions, Sessions I and I, October 21-22 (Trigometric).
- Archives International Auction 88, October 24 (Archives International).
- World Banknote Auctions World Currency Sale 50, Session 1, October 26 (WBA).
- World Banknote Auctions World Currency Sale 50, Session 2, October 29 (WBA).
- 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).
- TOREX, Toronto, ON, Oct. 28-29 (Canadian Coin News).
- NUPHILEX, Montreal, QC, Nov. 3-5 (Canadian Coin News).
- The 5th Aachen Show, Aachen, Germany, Nov. 4-5 (Aachen Show).
- Whitman Expo, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 9-11 (Whitman Expo).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- 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