From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
The Enigmatic Waterman Lily (Lilly) Ormsby
- W. L. Ormsby, Part One, by Susan Bremer. Here are Part Two, and Part Three ( Heritage Currency News, via E-Sylum). All from 2021.
- Engraver W. L. Ormsby was a "Renegade Bad Boy", by Wendell Wolka (Coin World). From 2015.
- Waterman Lilly Ormsby and the Continental Bank Note Company, by Robert McCabe (Paper Money). Pdf at link. Full text also available at Newman Numismatic Portal.
- Further Light on the Reputation of W. L. Ormsby, 19th Century Bank Note and Stamp Engraver, by Dr. Glenn Jackson (Essay-Proof Journal, via Newman Numismatic Portal). From 1983. Browse this issue at link.
- W. L. Ormsby and his Reputation--Still More Illumination on the Boone County Bank Affair (Essay-Proof Journal, via Newman Numismatic Portal). From 1984. Browse this issue at the link.
Currency Coming and Going
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)
- San Jose Coin Expo, San Jose, CA, September 16-18 (SPMC).
- Harrisburg Coin Show, Harrisburg, PA, September 17-18 (Harrisburg Coin Club).
- Duncan's Annual Coin Show, Duncan, OK, September 17-18 (Coinzip).
- 50th Anniversary Razorback Coin Show, Jacksonville, AR, September 17-19 (Coinzip).
- Small Town Coin and Collectibles Show, Alexandria, MN, September 18 (Coinshows-USA).
- Clarkston Coin Show, Clarkston, MI, September 18 (Coinzip).
- St. Charles International Coin Show, St. Charles, MO, September 18 (Missouri Numismatic Society).
- Indiana PA Coin Club Show, Indiana, PA, September 18 (Coinshows-USA).
- Central Alabama Coin Show, Trussville, AL, September 18 (Alabama Numismatic Society).
- Beaumont Club Coin Show, Beaumont, TX, September 18 (Beaumont Coin Club).
- Waco Coin Club Show, Bellmead, TX, September 18 (Coinzip).
- Ludington Coin Club Show, Ludington, MI, September 18 (Coinshows-USA).
- 4 Mile Coin and Collectibles Show, Grand Rapids, MI, September 18 (Coinshows-USA).
- Central Alabama Coin Show, Trussville, AL, September 18 (Alabama Coin Show).
- Delta Coin Club Show, Gladstone, MI, September 18 (Coinshows-USA).
- Buena Park Coin Show, Buena Park, CA, September 18-19 (Pacific Expos).
- Hartford Coin and Currency Show, Cromwell, CT, September 19 (Coinshows-USA).
- Third Sunday Stamp and Coin Show, Fairfield, NJ, September 19 (Greysheet).
- Metro Detroit Coin Show, Royal Oak, MI, September 19 (Coinshows-USA).
- South St. Paul Monthly Coin Show, South St. Paul, MN, September 19 (Coinzip).
- Clifton World Money Show, Clifton, NJ, September 19 (Coinzip).
- Cicero-Berwyn Coin and Stamp Show, Berwyn, IL, September 19 (Coinshows-USA).
- Oakbrook Terrace NOISE Coin Show, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, September 19 (Coinshows-USA).
- Tri-State Coin and Stamp Show, Langhorne, PA, September 19 (Coinzip).
- Sheboygan Coin Club Show, Sheboygan, WI, September 19 (Coinshows-USA).
- Omaha Coin etc. Show, Omaha. NE, September 19 (Coinshows-USA).
- BNA Fall Convention, Cheektowaga, NY, September 19 (Buffalo Numismatic Association).
- Marysville Coin Show, Marysville, MI, September 19 (Coinshows-USA).
- Columbus Coin Show, Hilliard, OH, September 19 (Greysheet).
- Kokomo Coin and Collectibles Show, Kokomo, IN, September 19 (Coinshows-USA).
- Onondaga Numismatic Association Show, Syracuse, NY, September 19 (Greysheet).
- Toledo Coin Show, Toledo, OH, September 19 (Blue Ribbon Coin Show).
- Peotone Coin & Currency Show, Peotone, IL, September 19 (Peotone Coin Show).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, September 14 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, September 14 (Greysheet).
- Teutoburger Muenzauktion 139, September 17 (Teutoburger Muenzauktion).
- Heritage Ferryville Auction 62199, September 19 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, September 21 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, September 21 (Greysheet).
- Archives International Auction 70, September 22 (Archives International).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Auction, September 22 (Greysheet).
- 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).
- Heritage Long Beach Expo Auction, October 6-8 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage the Wayne Thompson Collection Auction, October 10 (Heritage Auctions).
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