From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
From the Mansfield (CT) Numismatic Society
- Connecticut Merchant Scrip, 1794-1876.
- Old Banknotes Reflect Region's History.
- Counterfeiting New England Banknotes -- Early Engravers' Temptation, by Russel Easterbrooks. Appeared originally in NENA News, Fall 2002.
- In Search of a Portrait...
- The Frog Notes of Windham, Conn., by Charles E. Straub. Appeared originally in Paper Money, Nov.-Dec. 1978.
- What Cheer, Netop?, by C. John Ferreri. Appeared originally in Paper Money, Nov,-Dec. 1979.
- Miniature Vignettes, by Roger Durand. Appeared originally in Paper Money, Nov.-Dec. 1980.
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)
- Blackstone Valley Coin Club Show, Uxbridge, MA, August 18 (Coinshows-USA).
- Cleveland Coin Expo 3-Day Show, Richfield, OH, August 19-21 (Cleveland Coin Expo).
- Blue Ridge Numismatic Association Show, Dalton, GA, August 20-22 (BRNA).
- 4 Mile Coin and Collectibles Show, Grand Rapids, MI, August 21 (Coinshows-USA).
- Hartville Coin Show, Hartville, OH, August 21 (Hartville Marketplace).
- Alamo Coin Show, Schertz, TX, August 21 (Coinshows-USA).
- Mid-Missouri Collectors' Show, Osage Beach, MO, August 21-22 (Greysheet).
- Salem-Roanoke Valley Coin Show, Salem, VA, August 21-22 (Coinshows-USA).
- Palm Beach Coin Club Show, Greenacres, FL, August 22 (Coinshows-USA).
- Redford Coin Show, Redford Township, MI, August 22 (Coinzip).
- Michiana Coin Show, South Bend, IN, August 22 (Michiana Coin Show)
- South St. Paul Coin Show, South St. Paul, MN, August 22 (Coinzip).
- Melville Coin etc. Show, Melville, NY, August 22 (Melville Coin Show).
- ONR Coin Show, Pittsburgh, PA, August 22 (Coinzip).
- Sacramento Coin Show, McClellan/Sacramento, CA, August 22 (Sacramento Coin Show).
- Trevose Coin Show, Trevose, PA, August 22 (Coinzip).
- Old Bridge Show, Old Bridge, NJ, August 22 (Coinshows-USA).
CANCELLED: Arcadia, CA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
(Organized by earliest ending date)
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, August 17 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, August 17 (Greysheet).
- Heritage ANA WFOM Signature Auction, August 17-20 (Greysheet).
- 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).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, August 24 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, August 24 (Greysheet).
- Stack's Bowers August 2021 ANA Auction, Session I, World Paper Money, August 24 (Stack's Bowers).
- Lyn Knight Auction Peter Boyer Collection of Iraqi banknotes, August 25 (Lyn Knight).
- 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
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