From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Selections from the "Visual Capitalist" Website
--Visualizations with money, banknote, or currency themes. All by Jeff Desjardins, unless otherwise noted--
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- 75th Collectorama Coin and Currency Show, Lakeland, FL, December 15-17 (Coinzip).
- Cowtown Coin Show, White Settlement, TX, December 16-17 (Coinshows-USA).
- RCR Coin and Currency Show, Greenville, NC, December 17-18 (Coinzip).
- BNA Fall/Winter Convention, Cheektowaga, NY, December 17-18 (Coinshows-USA). May be only one day.
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- Plantation, FL; North Attleborough, MA; Hunt Valley, MD; South St. Paul, MN; Omaha, NE; Nashua, NH
- Clifton, NJ; Fairfield, NJ; Liverpool, NY; Hilliard, OH; Toledo, OH; Langhorne, PA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- 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).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Tuesday Auction, December 20 (Greysheet)
- Heritage World Paper Money Tuesday Auction, December 20 (Greysheet).
- 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).
- CAND Winter Coin Show, Hamilton, ON, January 28-29 (CCN).
- Long Beach Expo, Long Beach, CA, February 2-4 (Long Beach Expo).
- Numismata Munich, Munich, Germany, March 4-5 (Numismata)
- 4th Aachen Show, Aachen, Germany, March 17-19 (Aachen-Show).
- MIF Paper Money Fair, Maastricht, Netherlands, April 29-30 (MIF).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
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).
- 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