From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
A Visit to the Banco Central de Reserva del Perú
--Celebrating its 100th Birthday--
All material in Spanish, although the Smithson volume is useful even without knowledge of Spanish.
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- 74th Annual Collectorama Show, Lakeland, FL, June 30-July 2 (The Collectorama Show).
- Houston Summer Coin Show, Houston, TX, July 8-9 (Coinzip).
- Amarillo Coin, Currency, and Stamp Show, Amarillo, TX, July 8-10 (J. Fitz Shows).
- 65th Annual Coinarama San Diego Coin Show, San Diego, CA, July 9-10 (Coinarama).
- Reno Coin Show, Reno, NV, July 15-16 (Reno Coin Show).
- 39th Annual Greater Cincinnati Numismatic Exposition, Cinti, OH, July 15-16 (Cinti Coin Club).
- Alabama Numismatic Society 62nd Annual Convention, Bessemer, AL, July 15-17 (ANS).
- Grapevine Coin Show, Grapevine, TX, July 15-17 (Coinshows-USA).
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, June 28 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, June 28 (Greysheet).
- June 2022 Lyn Knight Auction, June 29 (Lyn Knight).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Online Auction-U.S. Currency, June 29 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Online Auction -World Paper Money, June 30 (Stack's Bowers).
- Sedwick Paper Money Auction, July 1 (Sedwick Auctioneers).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Weekly Auction, July 5 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Weekly Auction, July 5 (Greysheet).
- Spink Bond and Share Certificates of the World, July 5 (Spink).
- Cgb Numismatique Live Auction, July 5 (Cgb).
- Heritage HKINF Paper Money Auction, July 6 (Heritage Auctions).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 28, Sessions 1 & 2, July 7 and July 10 (World Banknote Auctions).
- Heritage the Skourtes Collection of Fancy Serial Number $2 FRNs, July 24 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage Bim's Military Payments Certificate Currency Showcase Auction, August 7 (Heritage Auctions).
- Noonan's Banknote Auction, August 25 (Noonans).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- Long Beach Expo, Long Beach CA, June 30-July 2 (Long Beach Expo).
- Summer FUN Show, Orlando, FL, July 7-9 (FUN).
- 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).
- MIF Paper Money Fair Maastricht, Maastricht, NL, September 24-25 (MIF).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- 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).
- 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).
- 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