From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
A Selections from Delancey Place
--Book Excerpts with a Banknote, Currency, or Banking Theme--
- America and Paper Currency. The colonial experience with paper money. Excerpt from: The Economy of Colonial America, by Edwin J. Perkins. From 2022.
- The Controversial Creation of the Federal Reserve. Excerpt from: An Illustrated Business History of the United States, by Richard Vague. From 2021.
- Money and Taxes. Mining scrip in Aspen, CO. Excerpt from: Aspen: The History of a Silver-Mining Town, 1879-1893, by Malcolm J. Rohrbough. From 2020.
- Paintings of Washington and Franklin. The two famous portraits that appear on American money. Excerpt from: Franklin & Washington, by Edward J. Larson. From 2020.
- How to Launch a New Currency. Monetary policy, Pancho Villa-style. Excerpt from: Villa and Zapata: A History of the Mexican Revolution, by Frank McLynn. From 2018.
- Printing Money, and Printing Money, Really Printing Money. Antebellum banking, and Panic Scrip of 1907. Two excerpts from: America's Bank, by Roger Lowenstein. From 2015 and 2016.
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- 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).
- South San Francisco, CA; Largo, FL; New Port Richey, FL; Pinellas Park, FL; Schererville, IN; Roseville, MN
- Colts Neck, NJ; Broadview Heights, OH; Schertz, TX; Kent, WA
- Phoenix, AZ; McClellan/Sacramento, CA; Van Nuys, CA; Orange, CT; Melbourne, FL; Marietta, GA; Indianapolis, IN
- Auburn, MA; Royal Oak, MI; Southfield, MI; Faribault, MN; Burlington Township, NJ; Melville, NY
- Rochester, NY; Telford, PA; Olympia, WA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- 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).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Tuesday Auction, December 13 (Greysheet)
- Heritage World Paper Money Tuesday Auction, December 13 (Greysheet).
- World Banknote Auctions El Central Real Collection, December 13 (WBA).
- Archives International Auction 81, December 15-16 (Archives International).
- Trigometric December 2022 Auctions, Sessions 1-3, December 17-19 (Trigometric).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 36, Session 1, December 22 (WBA).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 36, Session 2, December 23 (WBA).
- 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).
- 51st Annual NY International Numismatic Convention, January 13-15 (NYINC).
- 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