Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
- The Panic of 1819: America's First Great Depression, by Clyde A. Haulman (Museum of American Finance). Pdf. From 2010.
- The Panic of 1819--America's First Great Economic Crisis, by James Narron, David R. Skeie, and Donald P. Morgan (Federal Reserve Bank of NY). From 2014.
- 1837: The Hard Times (Harvard Business School).
- The Panic of 1857: Origins, Transmission, Containment, by Charles W. Calomiris and Larry Schweikart (Columbia Graduate School of Business). Pdf. From 1991.
- Defensive Suspension and the Panic of 1857, by Thomas Klitgaard and James Narron (Federal Reserve Bank of NY). From 2015.
- Banking Panics of the Gilded Age, by Garry Richardson and Tim Sablik, mostly about 1873 and 1893 (Federal Reserve History). From 2015.
- Gold, Deflation, and the Panic of 1893, by Thomas Klitgaard and James Narron (Federal Reserve Bank of NY). From 2016.
- The Depression of 1893, by David O. Whitten (EH.net).
- The Panic of 1907, by John R. Moen and Ellis W. Tallman (Federal Reserve History). From 2015.
Currency Coming and Going
Dina Saadi's repurposed Syrian banknote (Arab News).
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)
- Wasatch Winter Coin Show, Sandy, UT, Jan. 29-30 (Greysheet).
- Middle Georgia Coin and Currency Show, Perry GA, Jan. 30 (SPMC).
- West Penn Coin Club Annual Coin Show, Cheswick, PA, Jan. 30-31 (Greysheet).
- Vicksburg Coin Show, Vicksburg, MS, Jan. 30-31 (Coinshows-USA).
- Hunt Valley-Timonium Coin and Currency Show, Lutherville-Timonium, MD, Jan. 31 (Coinzip).
- Redford Coin Show, Redford Township, MI, Jan. 31 (Coinshows-USA).
- Greenhills Classic Coin, Stamp, and Currency Show, Cincinnati, OH, Jan. 31 (Coinzip).
CANCELLED SHOWS: Wheaton, IL; Manchester, NH; Mesa, AZ; Fargo, ND
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, Jan. 21-28 (Greysheet).
- Heritage US Currency Weekly Auction, Jan. 26 (Greysheet).
- Archives International Auction 64, Jan. 27 (Archives International).
- Lyn Knight Auctions World Paper Money, Jan. 29 (Lyn Knight).
- Spink China Southeast Asian Banknotes and Coins, Jan. 30 (Spink).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, Feb. 2 (Greysheet).
- Heritage US Currency Weekly Auction, Feb. 2 (Greysheet).
- Stack's Bowers February Collectors Choice Auction, Feb. 3 (Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage The Hunter Collection of Continental and Colonial Currency, Feb. 11 (Heritage Auctions).
- CGB Numismatique Live Auction Banknotes, Feb. 16 (CGB).
- Heritage The Collar City Collection of New York Nationals, Feb. 21 (Heritage Auction).
- Dix Noonan Webb, British, Irish and World Banknotes, Feb. 24 (DNW).
- Stack's Bowers preview of the Karelian Collection, Mar. 24 (Stack's Bowers).
Cancelled and Rescheduled Shows/Conventions
- CANCELLED: NY International Numismatic Convention, January 2021 (NYINC).
- CANCELLED: FUN Show, Orlando, FL, January 7-10, 2021 (FUN).
- CANCELLED: Long Beach Expo, February 2021 (Long Beach Expo).
- CANCELLED: ANA National Money Show, Phoenix, AZ, March 11-`13, 2021 (ANA).
- Whitman Expo, Baltimore, MD, March 25-27, 2021 (Whitman Expo).
- ANA World's Fair of Money, Chicago, IL, August 10-14, 2021 (ANA).
- XVI International Numismatic Congress, Warsaw, Poland, September 11-16, 2022 (INC).
This list will try to incorporate coronavirus-related schedule changes, when known.
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- The Future of Cash, Madrid, Spain, February 17-18, 2021 (The Future of Cash).
- The Banknote Conference, Washington, D.C., July 12-15, 2021 (Currency Research).
- High Security Printing-Latin America, Mexico City, March 8-10, 2021 (Reconnaissance).
- Digital Document Security, Vienna, Austria, Feb 2-4, 2021 (Reconnaissance).
- Tax Stamp and Traceability Forum, Malta, April 12-14, 2021 (Reconnaissance).
- The Europe Cash Cycle Seminar, Amsterdam, Nov 9-11, 2020 (Currency Research).
- High Security Printing-Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Jan 18-20, 2021 (Reconnaissance).
- SecurityPrinters Banknotes + Identity, Lyon, France, March 24-26, 2021 (SecurityPrinters).
- The Currency Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, May 17-20, 2021 (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).
- 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)
- A Library of Scrip and Local Currency
- Fictional currency galleries (Deviant Art).
- Pakistani Currency