From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Recent Articles from the Banknote Den
Currency Coming and Going
- In Spain, "forgotten, lost, or collected" pesetas (El Pais). Similar story here (Coin World).
- Beijing exhibit of coins and currency celebrates 100 years of the CCP (China Daily).
- Paper offerings at Singapore's Hungry Ghost Festival (Mothership).
- William Bradford, "Father of American Printing" (Trinity Church).
- China's Digital Yuan (Cato Institute).
- Macerated currency postcard (E-Sylum).
- German doubts about the euro (Express).
- Bigger government, smaller dollar (The Hill).
- The history and evolution of the Indian rupee (India Times).
- African Adoption of Cryptocurrencies (All Africa).
- A plea to resume scrap coin recycling (Coin World).
- In Kabul, "the banks are the new airport" (Jago News).
- Despite cashlessness, Spaniards like their tips (El Pais).
- Czech man heaves banknotes onto street (Brno Daily).
- Manila man nearly loses his savings to termites (Business Inquirer).
- Celebrating Ukraine's history on banknotes (Kharkiv University). Press release in English, leads to link in Ukrainian.
- Allied occupation issues in Austria, 1945 (Geldscheine-online, in German).
- Notgeld of the Worpswede artist colony (Geldscheine-online, in German).
- Child cuts out the Queen's face for her dolls (LAD Bible).
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)
- Ohio State Coin Show, Dublin, OH, September 2-4 (CONA).
- Cowtown Coin Show, White Settlement, TX, September 3-4 (Greysheet).
- Las Vegas Coin Show, Las Vegas, NV, September 3-5 (Greysheet).
- Pasco Coin Show, Hudson, FL, September 4 (Pasco Coin Club).
- Tri-Cities Coin Show, Crown Point, IN, September 4 (Coinshows-USA).
- Coinacopia Coin Show, Tampa, FL, September 4 (Coinacopia).
- Michigan City Coin etc. Show, Michigan City, IN, September 4 (Coinshows-USA).
- Knoxville Coin & Currency Show, Knoxville, TN, September 4 (Greysheet).
- Arizona State Show, Mesa, AZ, September 4-5 (Tempe Card and Collectibles).
- Gold Coast Coin Club Show, Hollywood, FL, September 5 (Gold Coast Coin Club).
- The Garden State Coin etc. Show, Parsippany, NJ, September 5 (Coinzip).
- Greensburg Coin Club Show, Irwin/North Huntington, PA, September 5 (Coinshows-USA).
- North County Monthly Coin Show, Anaheim, CA, September 5 (Pacific Expos).
CANCELLED: Decatur, IN
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- RCNA 2021 Auction, August 28-31 (Royal Canadian Numismatic Society).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Gary Burhop Auction, August 31 (Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, August 31 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, August 31 (Greysheet).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, September 7 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, September 7 (Greysheet).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 14, September 9 (World Banknote Auctions).
- A. Karamitsos Auction 682, September 11-12 (A. Karamitsos).
- Spink World and British Banknotes Auction, September 13 (Spink).
- Heritage Ferryville Auction 62199, September 19 (Heritage Auctions).
- Archives International Auction 70, September 22 (Archives International).
- Stack's Bowers September 2021 Hong Kong Auction Session A, September 27 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers September 2021 Hong Kong Auction Session F The Hobart Collection, October 2 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers September 2021 Hong Kong Auction Session H , October 3 (Stack's Bowers).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- Aachen Show, Sept 25-26, 2021, Aachen, Germany (Aachen-Show).
- Paper Money Fair - The Netherlands (formerly "Maastricht", Valkenburg, etc.), 's-Hertogenbosch October 23-24, 2021 (Eijsermans Events).
- 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, 2022 (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
- Minnesota Nice
- 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