Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Humor about Money, Currency and Coins in Comics and Cartoons
Currency Coming and Going
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)
- Visalia Coin Show, Visalia, CA, Mar 12-13 (Coinzip).
- Enid Coin Club's Annual Show, Enid, OK, Mar 12-14 (Greysheet).
- Northwest Coin Club Money Show, Brooklyn Center, MN, Mar 12-14 (SPMC).
- Christal Clear Coin Show, Urbandale, IA, Mar 12-14 (Greysheet).
- Indiana Coin Club Spring Show, Indiana, PA, Mar 13 (Coinzip).
- Anchor Coin Show, Cooper City, FL, Mar 13 (Greysheet).
- Michigan City Coin, etc. Expo, Michigan City, IN, Mar 13 (Coinshows-USA).
- Colts Neck Coin, Stamp, and Currency Show, Colts Neck, NJ, Mar 13 (Greysheet).
- Cleveland Coin Expo, Broadview Heights, OH, Mar 13 (Cleveland Coin Expo).
- Seminole Coin Show, Seminole, FL, Mar 13 (Greysheet).
- Jacksonville-Camp Lejeune Coin and Paper Money Show, Jacksonville, NC, Mar 13-14 (Coinzip).
- Melville Coin, Stamp, and Collectibles Show, Melville, NY, Mar 14 (Melville Coin Show).
- Camelback Coin Show, Chandler, AZ, Mar 14 (Coinshows-USA).
- 71st Street Coin and Currency Show, Indianapolis, IN, Mar 14 (Greysheet).
- Meriden Coin and Stamp Show, Meriden, CT, Mar 14 (Coinshows-USA).
- Orange Coin and Sports Cards Show, Orange, CT, Mar 14 (Coinshows-USA).
- Hunt Valley-Timonium Coin and Currency Show, Lutherville-Timonium, MD, Mar 14 (Coinzip).
- South Brevard Coin Show, Melbourne, FL, Mar 14 (Coinshows-USA).
- Burlington Coin Show, Burlington, NJ, Mar 14 (Burlington Coin Show)
- North Attleborough Monthly Coin Show, North Attleborough, MA, Mar 14 (Coinshows-USA).
- Universal Coin, Stamp, and Currency Show, Broadview Heights, OH, Mar 14 (Coinzip).
- Greater Atlanta Coin Show, Marrieta, GA, Mar 14 (Greater Atlanta Coin Show).
- Montgomery County Coin Show, Telford, PA, Mar 14 (Coinzip).
- CANCELLED SHOWS: Salem, VA; Chillicothe, OH
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, Mar 9 (Greysheet).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, Mar. 9 (Greysheet).
- Archives International Auction 65, Mar. 10 (Archives International).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice, Mar. 10 (Stack's Bowers).
- Kagin's 2021 Auction March 11-12 (Kagin's).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, Mar. 16 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, Mar 16 (Greysheet).
- Stack's Bowers March 2021 Currency Auction, Mar. 25 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers March 2021 Currency Auction, Mar. 30 (Stack's Bowers).
- A. Karamitsos Public & Live Internet Auction 676, Apr.3- 4 (A. Karamitsos).
- CGB Numismatique Live Auction Banknotes, Apr. 10 (CGB).
Cancelled and Rescheduled Shows/Conventions
- CANCELLED: ANA National Money Show, Phoenix, AZ, March 11-`13, 2021 (ANA).
- CANCELLED: Central States Numismatic Society Convention, April 21-24 (CSNS).
- RESCHEDULED: Aachen Show, June 12-13, 2021, Aachen, Germany (Aachen-Show).
- CANCELLED: Whitman Expo, Baltimore, MD, June 3-5, 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
- Intergraf Currency + Identity, VIRTUAL, March 24-26, 2021 (Intergraf).
- High Security Printing-Latin America, Mexico City, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2021 (Reconnaissance).
- Digital Document Security, Vienna, Austria, Mar. 30-31, 2021 (Reconnaissance).
- Tax Stamp and Traceability Forum, Malta, Oct. 11-13, 2021 (Reconnaissance).
- The Europe Cash Cycle Seminar, Amsterdam, Nov 1-3, 2021 (Currency Research).
- High Security Printing-Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 6-8, 2021 (Reconnaissance).
- The Banknote Conference/ The Currency Conference, Washington, D.C., Feb. 21-24 2022 (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