From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Mormon Money Matters
- Financing Faith: Latter-Day Saints and Banking in the 1830s and 1840s, by Sharon Ann Murphy (BYU Religious Studies Center). from 2019.
- Mormon Currency, 1837-1937, by Douglas A. Nyholm (Internet Archive). Full book-length text generously available.
- Looking Legally at the Kirtland Safety Society, by Jeffrey N. Walker (Book of Mormon Central). From 2014. Pdf text at link.
- Raising Money in Righteousness: Oliver Cowdery as Banker, by Mark L. Staker (BYU Religious Studies Center). From 2009.
- Chartering the Kirtland Bank, by Dale W. Adams (BYU Studies). From 1983. Click link, then look for pdf file.
- The Failure of the Kirtland Safety Society, by Scott H. Partridge (BYU Studies). From 1972. Click link, then look for pdf file.
- The Kirtland Safety Society: The Stock Ledger Book and the Bank Failure, by D. Paul Sampson and Larry T. Wimmer (BYU Studies). From 1972. Click link, then look for pdf file.
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- Ocala Coin Show, Gainesville, FL, February 9-11 (Ocala Coin Club).
- CoinExpo San Jose, San Jose, CA, February 10-11 (Coinshows-USA).
- Charlotte Coin Club's 50th Annual Show, Charlotte, NC, February 10-11 (Charlotte Coin Club).
- Houston Spring Coin Show, Houston, TX, February 10-11 (Coinshows-USA).
- 58th Greater American Coin Fair, St. Louis, MO, February 10-12 (St. Louis Coin Club).
- Laughlin River Coin Show, Laughlin, NV, February 10-12 (Greysheet).
- Grapevine Coin Show, Grapevine, Tx, February 10-12 (Coinshows-USA).
- Salon ANFC 2023, Drummondville, QC, February 11-12 (Canadian Coin News).
- Calgary Numismatic Society Annual Spring Money Fair, Calgary, BC, March 4-5 (Canadian Coin News).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
Phoenix, AZ; Van Nuys, CA; Orange, CT; Melbourne, FL; Marietta, GA; Countryside, IL; Indianapolis, IN
Salisbury, MD; Auburn, MA; Commerce, MI; Royal Oak, MI; Nebraska City, NE; Burlington Township, NJ
Ottawa, ON; Pittsburgh, PA; Telford, PA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, February 7 (Greysheet).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, February 7 (Greysheet).
- Lyn Knight Winter 2023 Sale, February 8 (Lyn Knight).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Online Auction $500s and $1,000s, February 9 (Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, February 14 (Greysheet).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, February 14 (Greysheet).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Online Auction, February 16 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers World Collectors Choice Online Auction, February 23 (Stack's Bowers).
- World Banknote Auctions World Currency Sale 39, February 23 (World Banknote Auctions).
- World Banknote Auctions U.S. Currency Sale 1, February 24 (World Banknote Auctions).
- Teutoburger Muenzauktion 154, February 24 (Teutoburger Muenzauktion).
- World Banknote Auctions Navy Commander Collection Part I, March 10 (World Banknote Auctions)
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- TOREX, Toronto, ON, February 25-26 (TOREX).
- 2023 National Money Show, Phoenix, AZ, March 2-4 (ANA).
- Numismata Munich, Munich, Germany, March 4-5 (Numismata)
- 4th Aachen Show, Aachen, Germany, March 17-19 (Aachen-Show).
- MPC Fest 2023, Port Clinton, OH, March 17-19 (Ticketsauce).
- MIF Paper Money Fair, Maastricht, Netherlands, April 29-30 (MIF).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- High Security Printing - EMEA, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 7-9, 2023 (Renaissance).
- The Silk Road Cash and Payments Conference, Almaty, Kazakhstan, March 27-29, 2023 (Currency Research).
- Optimal & Digital Document Security, Prague, Czech Republic, April 17-19, 2023 (Renaissance).
- The Currency Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, May 15-18, 2023 (Currency Research).
- High Security Printing - Latin American, Nassau, The Bahamas, June 5-7, 2023 (Renaissance).
- High Security Printing - Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 4-6. 2023 (Renaissance).
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).
- 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