From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Test & Promotional Notes
- Show Him the Money, profile of test note collector Jim Noll (ATM Marketplace). Archived, from 2002.
- Currency Den, Roland Rollins's website. He is the author of multiple catalogs about test and promotional notes. See here for links to multiple articles by Rollins, and others. There is another page here, with additional articles. (Currency Den).
- Book notice for North American Printers Promotional Sheets and Test Notes, by Roland Rollins (E-Sylum). From 2020.
- ATM-Testnoten (Moneypedia). Comprehensive image catalog of test notes by printer/manufacturer, from A to Z. In German, but easily navigable.
- Discussion threads on banknote promotional materials and test notes here and here (Paper Money Forum).
- De La Rue Giori Test/Promotional Notes, Part I, by Barbara Mueller. Here is Part II (Newman Numismatic Portal). Originally published in the Essay-Proof Journal, 1987.
- A hoard of Giori test notes (E-Sylum). From 2012.
- ATM test notes from France (French Banknotes). And more "échantillon" notes here (Le Site du COLLECTIONNEUR). In French.
- Euro test notes (AD€ - Les Ami de l'Euro). In French.
- Woman gets test notes from ATM in China, oops (ECNS). From 2016. And the same problem, in Wales (The Leader). From 2010.
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)
- Missouri Numismatic Society Coin Show, St. Charles, MO, July 22-24 (Mnscoinshow)
- Warner Robins Coin Show, Warner Robins, GA, July 23-24 (Coinzip).
- Las Vegas Coin Show, Las Vegas, NV, July 23-25 (Coinshows-USA).
- Lansing Coin Expo, Lansing, MI, July 24 (Coinzip).
- 4 Mile Coin and Collectibles Expo, NW Grand Rapids, MI, July 24 (Coinzip).
- Central Texas Coin Show, Austin, TX, July 24 (Coinshows-USA).
- Annandale Coin Show, Annandale, VA, July 24-25 (SPMC).
- Ark-La-Tex Coin etc. Expo, Bossier City, LA, July 24-25 (Shreveport Coin Club).
- Redford Coin Show, Redford Township, MI, July 25 (Coinzip).
- Melville Coin etc. Show, Melville, NY, July 25 (Melville Coin Shows).
- South St. Paul Monthly Coin Show, South St. Paul, MN, July 25 (Coinshows-USA).
- Greenhills Classic Coin Show, Cinti, OH, July 25 (CONA).
- Old Bridge Coin etc. Show, Old Bridge, NJ, July 25 (Coinshows-USA).
- Trevose Coin Show, Trevose, PA, July 25 Coinshows-USA).
- Palm Beach Coin Club Show, Greenacres, FL, July 25 (Greysheet).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, July 20 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, July 20 (Greysheet).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 12, July 22 (World Banknote Auctions).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, July 27 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, July 27 (Greysheet).
- Stack's Bowers July Collector's Choice Online Auction, July 28 (Greysheet).
- Mavin International Auction 57, August 14 (Mavin International).
- Stack's Bowers August 2021 ANA Auction, Session A, World Paper Money, August 16 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers August 2021 ANA Auction, Session 5, U.S. Currency, August 18 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers August 2021 ANA Auction, Session G, World Paper Money, August 23 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers August 2021 ANA Auction, Session I, World Paper Money, August 24 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers August 2021 ANA Auction, Session 11, U.S. Currency, August 25 (Stack's Bowers).
- Dix Noonan Webb, British, Irish and World Banknotes auction, August 26 (DNW).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- 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