From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
New and Additional Posts from the FRB of St. Louis's "Inside FRASER" Blog
Currency Coming and Going
- Short history of the Biafra Pound (Banknote World).
- Japan's lost-and-found cash problem (Mainichi).
- "Really Big Money" at The Smithsonian (E-Sylum).
- Paper money in colonial Pennsylvania (JSTOR Daily).
- The Spanish-American War and U.S. Banknotes (Franklin Noll).
- Bankers' Acceptances and the Early Federal Reserve (Franklin Noll).
- The U.S. Precedent for Multiple Currencies (Franklin Noll).
- Bills of Exchange: A Proto-Blockchain? (Franklin Noll).
- Partying Russians burn banknotes (Express).
- The MMM Banknote- Ponzi Scheme or Life Lesson? (Banknote World).
- Zaire Banknote History (Banknote World).
- A sculpture made from 1 million euro cents (Newsweek).
- Metal in some Australian coins outstripping their face value (The Guardian).
- North Korea's donpyo/tonypo coupons (MRI Bankers' Guide).
- Greek Hyperinflation Under German-Italian Occupation, 1941-1944 (Geldscheine-Online, in German).
- 100 RM from 1944: Design for a Soviet Military Note (Geldscheine-Online, in German).
- The Brandenburg Gate as numismatic symbol (Geldscheine-Online, in German).
- Napoleon, the Republic, and the Republics, 1797-1805: Relations between San Marino, Bonoparte, and the Sister Republics. Exhibit by the San Marino Cultural Institute (Cronaca Numismatica, in Italian).
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)
- New Hampshire Coin and Currency Expo, Manchester, NH, April 15-16 (NHcoinexpo).
- Spring Southern Oklahoma Coin Show, Duncan, OK, April 15-16 (Coinzip).
- National Battlefield Coin Show, Gettysburg, PA, April 15-16 (America's Coin Shows).
- Waco Coin Show, Waco, TX, April 15-16 (Coinshows-USA).
- Western Slope Coin Show, Grand Junction, CO, April 22-23 (Coinshows-USA).
- New Port Richey Coin Show, New Port Richey, FL, April 22-23 (Florida Gulf Coast Coin Shows).
- South Shore Coin Show, Milwaukee, WI, April 22-23 (SSCC).
- Buffalo Numismatic Association Monthly Show, Cheektowaga, NY, April 22-24 (Coinzip).
- Arcadia Coin, etc. Show, Arcadia, CA, April 23-24 (Coinzip).
- Frederick Coin & Currency Show, Frederick, MD, April 23-24 (Coinshows-USA).
- Kearney Coin Show, Kearney, NE, April 23-24 (Coinshows-USA).
- Scranton Coin Club Show, Pittston, PA, April 23-24 (Coinzip).
- Sandy Beach Coin & Bullion Show, Port Aransas, TX, April 23-24 (Coinzip).
- SF Area Show, South San Francisco, CA, April 29-30 (Coinzip).
- Rare Coins of Raleigh Show, Raleigh, NC, April 30-May 1 (Coinzip).
- Vienna Coin and Stamp Show, Vienna, VA, April 30-May 1 (Coinzip).
- Kanawha Valley Coin Club Show, Charleston, WV, April 30-May 1 (KVCC).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Stack's Bowers Spring 2022 Auction Session 10, April 12 Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, April 12 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, April 12 (Greysheet).
- Lyn Knight Auction April 13 (Lyn Knight)
- Lyn Knight Auction April 14 (Lyn Knight).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 24, April 14 (World Banknote Auctions).
- Monetarium Auction 30, April 15-17 (Monetarium Singapore).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, April 19 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, April 19 (Greysheet).
- Heritage Paper Money Fair Auction, April 21-22 (Greysheet).
- Mavin International Auction 59, April 23, 30 (Mavin).
- Prominence Sale VII, Session 2-3, April 24-25 (The Canadian Numismatic Co).
- Stack's Bowers April 2022 Valkenburg Auction, April 28 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers May 2022 Hong Kong Auction, Session A, May 3 (Stack's Bowers).
- Emporium Hamburg Numismatics, Auction 99, May 6 (Emporium Numismatics).
- Archives International Auction 76, May 6 (AIA).
- Stack's Bowers May 2022 Hong Kong Auction, Session J, May 10 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers May 2022 Hong Kong Auction, Session I, May 10 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers May 2022 Hong Kong Auction, Session L, May 11 (Stack's Bowers).
- Dix Noonan Webb banknote auction May 26 (DNW).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- 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)
- 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