From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Looking Back at the CFA Franc
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)
- Florida Gulf Coast Coin Show, New Port Richey, FL, January 21-22 (FGCCS).
- Houston Money Show, Houston, TX, January 21-22 (Houston Coin Show).
- Mesa Coin Club Annual Show, Mesa, AZ, January 22-23 (Mesa Coin Club).
- Kingman Gun, Knife, Bombs, Coin Show, Kingman, AZ, January 22-23 (Coinshows-USA).
- Grand Island Annual Show, Grand Island, NE, January 22-23 (Coinzip).
- Sarasota Coin Show, Sarasota, FL, January 27-29 (Frank Cox Productions).
- Mid-America Coin and Currency Show, Northlake, IL, January 27-29 (Greysheet).
- Middle George Coin and Currency Show, Perry, GA, January 28-29 (Coinzip).
- Vicksburg Coin Show, Vicksburg, MS, January 28-29 (Coinzip).
- Wasatch Winter Coin Show, Sandy, UT, January 28-29 (Coinzip).
- Cal State Numismatic Association Show, Arcadia, CA, January 28-30 (Greysheet).
- West Penn Annual Show, Cheswick, PA, January 29-30 (Coinzip).
- Red River Valley Coin Club Show, Fargo, ND, January 29-30 (RRVCC).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Archives International Auction 73, January 18 (AIA).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, January 18 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, January 18 (Greysheet).
- Stack's Bowers January 2022 NYINC Auction Session I, January 19 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers January 2022 NYINC Auction Session K, January 20 (Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage the Helen Oswald North Dakota National auction, January 23 (Greysheet).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, January 25 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, January 25 (Greysheet).
- Heritage the Mile High Hoard Auction, January 30 (Greysheet).
- Spink Auction 21145 Bond and Share Certificates of the World, January 31 (Spink).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 23, February 3 (World Banknote Auctions).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- CANCELLED: World Money Fair, Berlin, Germany, January 28-20 (World Money Fair).
- 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
- 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
- Caishen's Temple-Asia Money
- 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