From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Selected Banker Biographies from the Banknote History Wiki
- John Jay Knox, Minnesota banker and later U.S. Comptroller of the Currency. Previously published in Paper Money.
- John J. Purinton, President, FNB of East Liverpool, Ohio.
- Carl O. Pfaff, President, FNB of Old Forge, New York.
- Henry J. Knoedler, President, Citizens National Bank of Zanesville, Ohio.
- Harold Thorson, President, FNB of Fessenden, ND (and many others!).
- Vance Jackson Alexander, involved with Nashville and Memphis banks.
- Conrad Christian Hotopp, shoemaker and banker, Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
For more information, here is the Banknote History Project's main page.
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)
- Tyler Coin Show, Tyler, TX, August 13-14 (Tyler Coin Club).
- Seminole Coin etc. Show, Seminole, FL, August 14 (Coinshows-USA).
- Grand Rapids Area Coin Show, Grandville, MI, August 14 (Coinshows-USA).
- Lansing Coin Expo, Lansing, MI, August 14 (Coinzip).
- Colts Neck Coin etc. Show, Colts Neck, NJ, August 14 (Greysheet).
- Cleveland Coin Expo, Broadview Heights, OH, August 14 (Cleveland Coin Expo).
- Central Virginia Coin Club Show, South Chesterfield, VA, August 14 (Coinzip).
- Bakersfield Coin Show, Bakersfield, CA, August 14-15 (Caljohn66).
- 25th Annual Iredell-Statesville Coin Show, Statesville, NC, August 14-15 (Coinzip).
- Buffalo Numismatic Association Show, Cheektowaga, NY, August 15 (BNA).
- Oakbrook Terrace NOISE Show, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, August 15 (Coinshows-USA).
- Cicero-Berwyn Coin & Stamp Bourse, Berwyn, IL, August 15 (Coinshows-USA).
- Nashua New Hampshire Show, Nashua NH, August 15 (Greysheet).
- Wabash Valley Coin Show, Terre Haute, IN, August 15 (WVCC).
- Third Sunday Stamp and Coin Show, Fairfield, NJ, August 15 (Greysheet).
- Tri-State Monthly Show, Langhorne, PA, August 15 (Greysheet).
- Catonsville Coin Club Show, Catonsville, MD, August 15 Coinshows-USA).
- Greater Johnstown Coin Show, Johnstown, PA, August 15 (Greysheet).
- Omaha Monthly Coin Show, Omaha, NE, August 15 (Coinzip).
- Columbus Coin Show, Hilliard, OH, August 15 (Coinzip).
- Blue Ribbon Coin Show, Toledo, OH, August 15 (Toledo Coin Show).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- CGB Numismatique Internet Auction Banknotes. August 10 (CGB).
- Spink Bond and Share Certificates of the World Auction, August 10 (Spink).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, August 10 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, August 10 (Greysheet).
- Mavin International Auction 57, August 14 (Mavin International).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, August 17 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, August 17 (Greysheet).
- 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).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 13, August 19 (World Banknote Auctions).
- 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).
- RCNA 2021 Auction, August 28-31 (Royal Canadian Numismatic Society).
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
- 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