From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
From the Vault--Literally
Vaults, Safes, and Bank Security
Currency Coming and Going
The SPMC's Literary Awards voting has begun. Members can vote now!
The SPMC's Registry Set voting has begun. Members can vote now!
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).
- Greater Chicago Coin & Currency Show, Tinley Park, IL, June 24-26 (My Coin Shows).
- Northeast Oklahoma Coin Show, Grove, OK, June 25-27 (Mid America Coins).
- New Hampshire Coin and Currency Expo, Manchester, NH, June 25-26 (New Hampshire Coin Expo).
- Houston Summer Coin Show, Houston, TX, June 25-26 (Coinzip).
- Sunnyvale Coin Show, Sunnyvale, CA, June 25-26 (NorCal Coin Shows).
- Lansing Coins & More, Lansing, MI, June 26 (My Coin Shows).
- Naugatuck Coin & Currency Show, Naugatuck, CT, June 26 (My Coin Shows).
- St. Louis Numismatic Coin Show, St. Louis, MO, June 26 (Greysheet).
- Melville Coin etc. Show, Melville, NY, June 27 (Melville Coin Show).
- Old Bridge Coin etc. Show, Old Bridge, NJ, June 27 (My Coin Shows).
- Concord Coin Show, Concord, CA, June 27 (My Coin Shows).
- Palm Beach Coin Club Show, Greenacres, FL, June 27 (Coinshows-USA)
- Elgin Coin Club Show, Elgin, IL, June 27 (Coinzip).
- Redford Coin Show, Redford Township, MI, June 27 (Coinzip).
- Greenhills Classic Coin & Stamp Show, Cinti, OH, June 27 (CONA).
- Trevose Coin Show, Trevose, PA, June 27 (Coinshows-USA ).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- 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).
- CGB Numismatics E-Auction 428, June 28 (CGB).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, June 29 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, June 29 (Greysheet).
- The Canadian Numismatic Company Prominence Sale IV, Session 4, June 29 (The Canadian Numismatic Co.)
- Lyn Knight June 2021 WKL Auction Session 1, June 30 (Lyn Knight).
- Spink Charity Auction of Scotland £50 Notes, June 30 (Spink).
- Archives International Auction 68, June 30 (Archives International).
- Trigometric July 2021 Auction, July 2-4 (Trigometric Auctions).
- CGB Numismatics Live Auction Billets, July 6 (CGB).
- Spink China CSS67A Numismatic e-Auction, July 12 (Spink).
- Spink China CSS67B Numismatic e-Auction, July 13 (Spink).
- Dix Noonan Webb, British, Irish and World Banknotes auction, August 26 (DNW).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- 15th Annual Summer FUN Show, Orlando, FL, July 8-10 (FUN).
- 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