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)
- Fresno Coin Show, Fresno, CA, April 1-2 (Coinzip).
- Fort Dodge Coin Show, Fort Dodge, IA, April 1-2 (Coinzip).
- Wichita Falls Coin Show, Wichita Falls, TX, April 1-2 (JFitz Shows).
- Capital City Show, Bismarck, ND, April 2-3 (Greysheet).
- Cleveland Coin Expo, Richfield, OH, April 7-9 (Greysheet).
- Michigan State Numismatic Society Convention, Warren, MI, April 7-9 (MSNS).
- Georgia Numismatic Society Show, Dalton, GA, April 8-10 (Greysheet).
- Texas Coin Show, Grapevine, TX, April 8-10 (Coinzip).
- Shenandoah Valley Show, Weyers Cave, VA, April 8-10 (Coinzip).
- North Carolina Azalea Festival Coin Show, Wilmington, NC, April 9-10 (Greysheet).
- Anaheim, CA; Hollywood, FL; Marietta, GA; Collinsville, IL; Milan, IL; Decatur, IN; Dedham, MA
- Independence, MO; Parsippany, NJ; Syracuse, NY; Dayton, OH; Fairview Park, OH
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Trigometric March Auctions Sessions 1-4, March 28-31 (Trigometric).
- Lyn Knight March Sale, March 29 (Lyn Knight).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, March 29 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, March 29 (Greysheet).
- Archives International Auction 75, March 30 (AIA).
- Heritage World Paper Money Showcase auction, April 3 (Heritage).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, April 5 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, April 5 (Greysheet).
- Stack's Bowers Spring 2022 Auction Session 7, April 7 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers Spring 2022 Auction Session 10, April 12 Stack's Bowers).
- Dix Noonan Webb banknote auction May 26 (DNW).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- Whitman Expo, Baltimore, MD, March 31-April 2 (Whitman Expo).
- Valkenburg Paper Money Show, Valkenburg, NL, April 13-15 (Eijsermans Events).
- MIF International Paper Money Fair, Valkenburg, NL, April 22-24 (MIF).
- Central States Numismatic Society Convention, Schaumburg, IL, April 27-30 (CSNS).
- 2022 Chicago World's Fair of Money, August 16-20, 2022 (ANA).
- VI International Numismatic Congress, Warsaw, Poland, September 11-16, 2022 (INC).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- Tax Stamp and Traceability Forum, Malta, May 16-18, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- HSP-EMEA, Tallinn, Estonia, June 13-15, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- The 6th International Banknote Designer Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 24-27, 2022 (IBDA).
- 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