From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Banknotes
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!
Such art. Wow (CISION).
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
We have no idea what it is we're holding (MRI Bankers' Guide).
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
(U.S. Shows only, some very local--call ahead to confirm)
- Collectorama Coin and Currency Show, Lakeland, FL, July 1-3 (Coinshows-USA).
- Austin Airport Coin and Currency Show, Austin, TX, July 2-3 (J Fitz Shows).
- Buena Park Coin Show, Buena Park, CA, July 2-4 (Pacific Expos).
- San Antonio Coin & Collectibles Show, Schertz, TX, July 3 (Coinshows-USA).
- Vacaville Coin Show, Vacaville, CA, July 3 (Coinzip).
- Decatur Monthly Coin Show, Decatur, IN, July 3 (Coinshows-USA).
- Knoxville Coin & Currency Show, Knoxville, TN, July 3 (TSNS).
- The Garden State Coin etc. Show, Parsippany, NJ, July 4 (Coinzip).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- 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).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 11, July 1 (World Banknote Auctions).
- Trigometric July 2021 Auction, July 2-4 (Trigometric Auctions).
- CGB Numismatics Live Auction Billets, July 6 (CGB).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, July 6 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, July 6 (Greysheet).
- Lyn Knight July 2021 USKL Auction Session 1, July 8 (Lyn Knight).
- 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