From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Regiogeld: German demurrage-style regional currencies
Currency Coming and Going
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The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
(U.S. Shows only, some very local--call ahead to confirm)
- Blackstone Valley Coin Club Show, Uxbridge, MA, June 16 (Coinshows-USA).
- Kansas Numismatic Association Show, Wichita, KS, June 18-19 (Coinzip).
- Fort Dodge Coin Show, Fort Dodge, IA, June 18-19 (Coinshows-USA).
- Northeast Alabama Coin Show, Gadsden, AL, June 18-20 (Coinzip).
- Raleigh Money Expo, Raleigh, NC, June 18-20 (Raleigh Coin Club).
- Las Vegas Coin Show, Las Vegas, NV, June 18-20 (Coinzip).
- Modesto Coin etc. Expo, Modesto, CA, June 19 (Coinzip). Uncertain.
- Baltimore Stamp & Coin Show, Timonium, MD, June 19 (Coinzip).
- San Antonio Coin etc. Show, San Antonio, TX, June 19 (Coinshows-USA).
- 4 Mile Coin and Collectibles Show, NW Grand Rapids, MI, June 19 (Coinzip).
- Hartville Coin Show, Hartville, OH, June 19 (Hartville Marketplace).
- Silsbee Coin Show, Silsbee, TX, June 19 (Coinzip).
- Cicero-Berwyn Coin & Stamp Bourse, Berwyn, IL, June 20 (Coinshows-USA).
- South St. Paul Monthly Coin Show, South St. Paul, MN, June 20 (Coinzip).
- Original Omaha Monthly Coin Show, Omaha, NE, June 20 (Coinshows-USA).
- Clifton World Money Show, Clifton, NJ, June 20 (Clifton World Money Show).
- Columbus Coin Show, Hilliard, OH, June 20 (Coinzip).
- Nashua Monthly Coin Show, Nashua, NH, June 20 (EBW Promotions).
- Onondaga Numismatic Association Show, Syracuse, NY, June 20 (Greysheet).
- Blue Ribbon Coin Show, Toledo, OH, June 20 (Blue Ribbon Coin Show).
- Tri-State Monthly Coin & Stamp Show, Langhorne, PA, June 20 (Coinzip).
- Third Sunday Stamp & Coin Show, Fairfield, NJ, June 20 (Greysheet).
- Greensburg Coin Club Show, North Huntington / Irwin, PA, June 20 (Coinzip).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, June 15 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, June 15 (Greysheet).
- World Banknote Auctions Select Sale 2, June 20 (World Banknote Auctions).
- Auktionshaus Gaertner, 50th Auction, June 21-26 (Christoph Gaertner).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, June 22 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, June 22(Greysheet).
- Heritage HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction, June 23 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage The Mike Coltrane Collection Part 2 Signature Auction, June 24 (Heritage Auctions).
- The Canadian Numismatic Company Prominence Sale IV, Session 2, June 27 (The Canadian Numismatic Co.)
- Heritage The Colonial Valley Collection Part II Currency Showcase Auction, June 27 (Heritage Auctions).
- The Canadian Numismatic Company Prominence Sale IV, Session 4, June 29 (The Canadian Numismatic Co.)
- Dix Noonan Webb, British, Irish and World Banknotes auction, August 26 (DNW).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- ANA World's Fair of Money, Chicago, IL, August 10-14, 2021 (ANA).
- Aachen Show, Sept 25-26, 2021, Aachen, Germany (Aachen-Show).
- XVI International Numismatic Congress, Warsaw, Poland, September 11-16, 2022 (INC).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- High Security Printing-Latin America, Mexico City, March 14-16, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- Tax Stamp and Traceability Forum, Malta, May 16-18, 2022 (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).
- Digital Document Security, Vienna, Austria, Jan. 17-19, 2022 (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