From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Some Banknote Symbolism
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- Altoona National Coin Show, Altoona, PA, June 2-4 (America's Coin Shows).
- Texas Numismatic Association Show, Arlington, TX, June 3-5 (Coinzip).
- Greenville Coin and Currency Show, Greenville, NC, June 4-5 (Coinshows-USA).
- Salem-Roanoke Valley Coin and Currency Show, Salem, VA, June 4-5 (Coinshows-USA).
- South Arkansas Coin & Currency Show, El Dorado, AR, June 10-11 (Greysheet).
- Des Moines Coin Club Annual Show, Urbandale, IA, June 10-12 (Coinzip).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Noonans Platinum Jubilee Banknote Auction, May 31 (Noonans).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, May 31 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, May 31 (Greysheet).
- There is some kind of Lyn Knight auction running, but the website is uninformative (Lyn Knight).
- Spink China Numismatic Collectors' Series Sale CSS78A, June 3 (Spink).
- Spink China Numismatic Collectors' Series Sale CSS78B, June 3 (Spink).
- Spink China Numismatic Collectors' Series Sale CSS78D, June 5 (Spink).
- Spink China Chinese Banknote Auction CC79A, June 6 (Spink).
- World Banknote Auctions Exclusive China Sale, June 6 (World Banknote Auctions)
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, June 7 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, June 7 (Greysheet).
- Spink China World Coins and Banknotes Auction CC79C, June 8 (Spink).
- Heritage the LII Collection Currency Showcase Auction, June 12 (Heritage).
- Archives International Auction 77, June 15 (AIA).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 27, Session I, June 16 (World Banknote Auctions).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale Sale 27, Session 2, June 17 (World Banknote Auctions).
- Crown Currency Live Auction 8, June 22 (Crown Currency).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- Whitman Baltimore Summer Expo, June 9-11, Baltimore, MD (Whitman Expo).
- 2022 RCNA Convention, Ottawa, ON, July 20-24 (RCNA).
- 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
- HSP-EMEA, Tallinn, Estonia, June 13-15, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- 16th International Conference on Security Printing Technologies, Istanbul, Turkey, July 28-29, 2022 (WASET).
- 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