From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Tidbits of Historical Lore from the Bank of Montreal
(All material dates from 2017, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the bank)
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 Francisco Area Coin Show, South San Francisco, CA, November 19-20 (Coinzip).
- Augusta Coin Club Show, Grove, Grovetown, GA, November 19-20 (Augusta Coin Club).
- Texarkana Coin Show, Texarkana, TX, November 19-20 (Coinzip).
- Orlando Mega etc. Show, Orlando, FL, November 19-21 (Central Florida Coin Club).
- Cheyenne Coin Expo, Cheyenne, WY, November 19-21 (Greysheet).
- Camelback Collectibles Holiday Show, Phoenix, AZ, November 20-21 (Camelback Collectibles).
- Holiday Numismatic Show, Oldsmar, FL, November 20-21 (Greysheet).
- Frederick Coin & Currency Show, Frederick, MD, November 20-21 (Coinshows-USA).
- Carolina Coin & Stamp Show, Raleigh, NC, November 20-21 (Coinzip).
- Clifton, NJ; Omaha, NE; Nashua, NH; South St. Paul, MN; Pekin, IL; Oakbrook Terrace, IL; Berwyn, IL; Cromwell, CT
- Fairfield, NJ; Cheektowaga, NY; Syracuse, NY; Hilliard, OH; Toledo, OH; Langhorne, PA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, November 16 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, November 16 (Greysheet).
- Heritage The Stuart Weisner MPC Collection November 16 (Greysheet).
- Heritage the R.H. Factor Collection Auction, November 21 (Greysheet).
- Sincona Auction 73, November 22 (Sincona).
- Stack's Bowers November 2021 Baltimore Auction Session 4, November 22 (Stack's Bowers).
- Archives International Auction Sale 71, November 23 (Archives International).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, November 23 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, November 23 (Greysheet).
- Mavin International Auction 58, November 27 (Mavin International).
- Stack's Bowers November 2021 Baltimore Auction Session 9, November 30 (Stack's Bowers).
- Crown Currency Live Auction 5, December 1 (Sixbid).
- Stack's Bowers Hong Kong Collectors' Choice Auction, December 3 (Stack's Bowers).
- A. Karamitsos Auction 686, December 4 (A. Karamitsos).
- Heritage HKINF World Paper Signature Auction # 4034, December 11 (Heritage Auctions).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- Whitman Expo, Baltimore, MD, November 18-20, 2021 (Whitman Expo).
- 67th FUN Show, Orlando, FL, January 6-9, 2022 (FUN).
- 2022 National Money Show, Colorado Springs, CO, March 10-12, 2022 (ANA).
- Edmonton Coin Show, Edmonton, AB, March 12-13, 2022 (Edmonton Numismatic Society).
- 2022 Chicago World's Fair of Money, August 16-20, 2022 (ANA).
- XVI International Numismatic Congress, Warsaw, Poland, September 11-16, 2022 (INC).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- World Banknote Summit (Online), November 22-24, 2021 (World Banknote Summit).
- Digital Document Security, Vienna, Austria, Jan. 17-19, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- The Banknote/Currency Conference, Washington, D.C., Feb. 21-24 2022 (Currency Research).
- HSP-Latin America, Mexico City, March 14-16, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- Tax Stamp and Traceability Forum, Malta, May 16-18, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- HSP-EMEA, Tallinn, Estonia, June 13-15, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- HSP-Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 5-7, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
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