The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- CoinX, St. Charles, MO, November 3-5 (Scotsman Coin & Jewelry).
- Sacramento Coin Show, McClellan/Sacramento, CA, November 4-5 (Sacramento Coin Show).
- Grapevine Coin Show, Grapevine, TX, November 4-6 (Coinshows-USA).
- Salem-Roanoke Valley Coin Show, Salem, VA, November 5-6 (Coinzip).
- Vienna Coin and Stamp Show, Vienna, VA, November 5-6 (Coinzip).
- Greater Jacksonville Coin Club Show, Jacksonville, FL, November 10-12 (Coinzip).
- Mid-America Coin and Currency Show, Northlake, IL, November 10-12 (Greysheet).
- Sunnyvale Coin Show, Sunnyvale, CA, November 11-12 (NorCal Coin Shows).
- ACC Fall Coin Show, Albuquerque, NM, November 11-13 (Albuquerque Coin Club).
- Tennessee State Numismatic Society Show, East Ridge, TN, November 11-13 (TSNS).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- Tempe, AZ; Tampa, FL; Howell, MI; Kalamazoo, MI; Lansing, MI; Elmira, NY; Canton, OH; Mustang, OK
- Columbia, SC; Knoxville, TN; Grapevine, TX; Port Neches, TX; Tacoma, WA
- Anaheim, CA; Dunnellon, FL; Marietta, GA; Urbana, IL; Decatur, IN; Dedham, MA; Livonia, MI
- Maple Grove, MN; Independence, MO; Parsippany, NJ; Albany, NY; Fairview Park, OH
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- World Banknote Auctions Pine View Collection, November 1 (World Banknote Auctions).
- Stack's Bowers Winter 2022 Auction Session 9, November 3 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers Winter 2022 Auction Section 14, November 8 (Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Tuesday Auction, November 8 (Greysheet)
- Heritage World Paper Money Tuesday Auction, November 8 (Greysheet).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 34, November 10 (World Banknote Auctions).
- Stack's Bowers November 2022 World Paper Money Auction, November 11 (Stack's Bowers).
- CNC's Prominence Sale VIII Session 1, November 12 (Canadian Numismatic Company).
- Lyn Knight Montgomery Auction of Confederate paper, November 17 (Lyn Knight).
- CNC's Prominence Sale VIII Session 7, November 18 (Canadian Numismatic Company).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- NUPHILEX Fall Show 2022, Montreal, QC, November 4-6, 2022 (Canadian Coin News).
- 68th FUN Show Convention, Orlando, FL, January 5-8, 2023 (FUN).
- Long Beach Expo, Long Beach, CA, February 2-4, 2023 (Long Beach Expo).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- Americas Cash Cycle Seminar, San Diego, CA, November 14-16 (Currency Research).
- HSP-Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 5-7, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- The Silk Road Cash and Payments Conference, Almaty, Kazakhstan, March 27-29, 2023 (Currency Research).
- The Currency Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, May 15-18, 2023 (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
- 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