The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- Greater Jacksonville Coin Club Show, Jacksonville, FL, October 19-21 (GJCC).
- Western Slope Coin Show, Grand Junction, CO, October 20-21 (Coinshows-USA).
- Rome Coin Show, Rome, GA, October 20-21 (Coinshows-USA).
- Stepex 23, Big Flats, NY, October 20-21 (Coinshows-USA).
- Annual Norman Coin Show, Norman, OK, October 20-21 (Coinshows-USA).
- Iowa Numismatic Association Coin Show, Des Moines, IA, October 20-22 (INA).
- Arcadia CCC Show, Arcadia, CA, October 21-22 (Coinshows-USA).
- Inland Empire Coin Show, Coeur d'Alene, ID, October 21-22 (Coinshows-USA).
- Regina Coin Club Show, Regina, SK, October 21-22 (Canadian Coin News).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
Phoenix, AZ; Stockton, CA; Lafayette, IN; Schereville, IN; Owensboro, KY; Grand Rapids, MI; Grandville, MI
Brandon, MS; Linwood, NJ; Hartville, OH; New Philadelphia, OH; Stratford, ON; Sumter, SC
- Vacaville, CA; Greenacres, FL; South Bend, IN; Hunt Valley, MD; North Attleboro, MA; South St. Paul, MN
- Old Bridge, NJ; Melville, NY; Trevose, PA; Eau Claire, WI; Sheboygan, WI
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, October 17 (HA).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, October 17 (HA).
- 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).
- CGB Live Auction, October 23 (CGB Numismatique).
- Archives International Auction 88, October 24 (Archives International).
- Lyn Knight Auction, October 25 (Lyn Knight).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Auction, October 26 (Stack's Bowers).
- 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).
- Stack's Bowers November 2023 Auction, Session 8, November 17 (Stack's Bowers).
- Archives International Auction 89, The Huntsville Collection, November 21 (AIA).
- Noonans World Banknote Auction, November 30 (Noonans Mayfair).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- 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