Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Currency of the Confederate States of America
Currency Coming and Going
A local currency for North Grenville, Ontario (Inside Ottawa Valley).
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Shows/Conventions Happening this Week that aren't Cancelled
(U.S. Shows only, some very local--call ahead to confirm)
- The National Battlefield Coin Show, Gettysburg, PA, Sept 10-12 (Coinzip).
- Duncan's Annual Coin Show, Duncan, OK, Sept. 11-12 (Coinzip).
- Oklahoma Numismatic Association Greater Tulsa Coin Show, Sept. 11-13, Broken Arrow, OK (Oklahoma Numismatic Association).
- Cleveland Coin Expo, Broadview Heights, OH, Sept. 12 (Cleveland Coin Expo).
- Seminole Coin, Watch, and Jewelry Show, Seminole, FL, Sept. 12 (Coinzip).
- Northern Lakes 11th Annual Fall Coin and Currency Show, Grand Rapids, MN, Sept. 12 (Coinzip). This is Grand Rapids, Minnesota, not Michigan.
- SEMO Cape Card and Coin Show, Cape Girardeau, MO, Sept. 12 (Coinzip).
- Colts Neck Coin, Currency, and Stamp Show, Colts Neck, NJ, Sept. 12 (Coinzip).
- Waco Fall Coin Show, Bellmead, TX, Sept. 12 (Coinzip).
- South Brevard Coin, Stamp, & Collectible Show, Melbourne, FL, Sept. 13 (Coinzip).
- Greater Atlanta Coin Show, Atlanta, GA, Sept 13. (Greater Atlanta Coin Show).
- Annapolis Coin & Currency Show, Annapolis, MD, Sept. 13 (CDN Publishing).
- West Suburban Coin & Collectibles Show, Countryside, IL, Sept. 13 (CDN Publishing).
- Bloomington Coin & Currency Show, Bloomington, MN, Sept. 13 (Coinzip).
- CDCDA Coin Show, Albany, NY, Sept. 13 (Albany Polish Community Center).
- O.N.R. Coin Show, Pittsburgh, PA, Sept. 13 (Coinzip).
- Cleveland Universal Coin Show, Fairview Park, OH, Sept. 13 (Coinzip).
- 71st Street Coin and Currency Show, Indianapolis, IN, Sept. 13 (Coinzip).
- Camelback Collectibles Coin Show, Chandler, AZ, Sept. 13 (Coinzip).
- Burlington World Coin Show, Burlington Township, NJ, Sept. 13 (Coinzip).
- Montgomery County Coin Show, Telford, PA, Sept. 13 (Coinzip).
- Orange Coin & Sport Card Show, Orange, CT, Sept. 13 (Coinzip).
Cancelled and Rescheduled Shows/Conventions
This list will try to incorporate coronavirus-related schedule changes, when known.
- CANCELLED: Summer FUN Show. Here is the announcement (FUN).
- CANCELLED: ANA's World's Fair of Money (ANA).
- SEMINAR: Counterfeit Detection: Classic Fakes and Chinese-Made Counterfeits, Fredericksburgh, VA, September 23-24, 2020 (ANA and the Virginia Numismatic Association).
- ANA National Money Show, Phoenix, AZ, March 11-13, 2021 (ANA).
- XVI International Numismatic Congress, Warsaw, Poland, September 11-16, 2022 (INC).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- The Future of Cash, Madrid, Spain, October 28-29, 2020 (The Future of Cash).
- The Banknote Conference, Washington, D.C., November 2-5, 2020 (Currency Research).
- High Security Printing-Latin America, August 30-September 2, 2020, Mexico City (Reconnaissance).
- Digital Document Security, October 5-7, 2020, Vienna, Austria (Reconnaissance).
- Tax Stamp and Traceability Forum, 19-21 October, 2020, Tbilisi, Geogia (Reconnaissance).
- The Europe Cash Cycle Seminar, November 9-11, 2020, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Currency Research).
- High Security Printing-Asia, 7-9 December, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Reconnaissance).
- SecurityPrinters Banknotes + Identity, Lyon, France, March 24-26, 2021 (SecurityPrinters).
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).
- 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
- The Currency Collector (more good essays by John Sandrock).
- Curious Banknotes (British Transition Towns, British 20th century vouchers, Micronations).
- 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).
- Tom Chao (collector's blog with active updates).
- Stevenbron Banknotes (collector's blog with active updates).
- 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.
- Counting on Currency (Industry website).
- 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).
- Secura Monde International (Company website). Good banknote news feed.
- 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)
- French Banknotes of War (Collector's website). Abundant material in English and French.
- AFEP Association Française pour l'Étude du Papier-monnaie
- Monnaies Locales Complementaires
- Guild of Independent Currencies (promotes local currencies in the U.K.)
- Our Money (Eurozone currency).
- The Ephemera Society of America (Hobby website, with archived articles on ephemera topics)
- Fictional currency galleries (Deviant Art).
- Pakistani Currency