From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
A Visit to the Committee of Scottish Bankers Website
--Successor to the Committee on Scottish Clearing Banks--
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
- PCGS grades a rare gold certificate (PCGS).
- Additions for 2022 to the territorial national bank note census (Numismatic News).
- Heritage Auctions Currency News, November 23, 2022 (HA).
- Spink to sponsor Natwest charity auction (Greysheet).
- Highlights of upcoming Monetarium Auction 32 (PMG).
- Stack's offers Richard Rosenman collection of Venezuelan notes at NYINC auction (Stack's Bowers).
- Upcoming at the World Banknotes Auction 35 (E-Sylum).
- Marketing commemorative banknotes in Qatar (Peninsula).
- BOOK NOTICE: La Cote des Billets de la R.C.F.T.O., by Yann Noël Hénon, in Bulletin Numismatique No. 225, December 2022, p. 35 (CGB). Catalog of notes issued by the Railway Administration of the Occupied Territories (Rhineland). Link opens pdf; scroll to article. In French.
- Fractional scrip of the French Revolution: Several examples of forgeries, in Bulletin Numismatique No. 25, December 2022, pp. 32-34 (CGB). Link opens pdf; scroll to article. In French.
- Low serial numbers on French banknotes, in Bulletin Numismatique No. 25, December 2022, pp. 30-31 (CGB). Link opens pdf; scroll to article. In French.
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- ISNA Coin Show, Muncie, IN, December 2-3 (Coinshows-USA).
- Austin Coin and Currency Show, Austin, TX, December 2-3 (JFitz Shows).
- Cowtown Coin Show, White Settlement, TX, December 2-3 (Coinshows-USA).
- Shenandoah Valley Coin and Currency Show, Weyers Cave, VA, December 2-4 (Coinzip).
- Frederick Coin & Currency Show, Frederick, MD, December 3-4 (Coinshows-USA).
- Cape Fear Coin Show, Fayetteville, NC, December 3-4 (Coinzip).
- Salem Coin & Stamp Show, Salem, OR, December 3-4 (Salem Coin Clubs).
- CalJohn66 Visalia Coin Show, Visalia, CA, December 9-10 (CalJohn66).
- Rowan County Coin Club, Salisbury, NC, December 9-10 (Coinzip).
- Gallatin Coin and Currency Show, Gallatin, TN, December 9-10 (Coinzip).
- West Suburban Coin & Collectibles Show, Countryside, IL, December 10-11 (Coinzip).
- Annandale Coin Show, Annandale, VA, December 10-11 (Annandale Coin Show).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- Anaheim, CA; Hollywood, FL; Riverside, IA; Mattoon, IL; Decatur, IN; Fairview Park, OH; Dedham, MA
- Independence, MO; Parsippany, NJ; Albany, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; Bridgeport, WV
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage U.S. Currency Tuesday Auction, November 29 (Greysheet)
- Heritage World Paper Money Tuesday Auction, November 29 (Greysheet).
- Natwest Group Charity Auction, Part I, November 29 (Spink).
- Lyn Knight Auction, November 30 (Lyn Knight).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Auction, December 1 (Stack's Bowers).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 35, Sessions 1-2, December 1, 4 (WBA).
- Monetarium Auction 32, December 1-10 (Monetarium).
- Teutoburger Muenzauktion 151, December 2 (Teutoburger).
- Teutoburger Muenzauktion 152, December 2 (Teutoburger).
- Stack's Bowers December 2022 World Paper Money Auction, December 6 (Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Tuesday Auction, December 6 (Greysheet)
- Heritage World Paper Money Tuesday Auction, December 6 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Signature Auction, December (5?) 6 (Heritage Auctions).
- Lyn Knight Noclus Collection of the Bahamas Auction, December 7 (Lyn Knight).
- A. Karamitsos Auction 708 Part A and Part B , December 10-11 (A. Karamitsos).
- Archives International Auction 81, December 15-16 (Archives International).
- January 2023 FUN Auction, January 11-13 (Heritage Auctions).
- The Douglas Gregory Collection Currency Showcase Auction, January 15 (Heritage Auctions).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- 68th FUN Show Convention, Orlando, FL, January 5-8, 2023 (FUN).
- Long Beach Expo, Long Beach, CA, February 2-4, 2023 (Long Beach Expo).
- Numismata Munich, Munich, Germany, March 4-5, 2023 (Numismata)
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- 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