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Once Again to the Banknote Den
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Currency Coming and Going
The Mess in Nigeria
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- Greater Chicago Coin Show, Tinley Park, IL, February 23-25 (Chicago Coin Show).
- Sacramento Coin Show, Sacramento, CA, February 24-25 (Sacramento Coin Show).
- Mid Iowa Coin-a-Rama, Ames, IA, February 24-26 (Coinzip).
- Memphis Coin Club Annual Show, Southaven, MS, February 24-26 (Greysheet).
- 59th Annual El Paso Coin Show, El Paso, TX, February 24-25 (Coinzip).
- Fort Walton Beach Show, Fort Walton Beach, FL, February 25-26 (Coinzip).
- Calgary Numismatic Society Annual Spring Money Fair, Calgary, BC, March 4-5 (Canadian Coin News).
- Edmonton Coin Show, Edmonton, AB, March 11-12 (Canadian Coin News).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
New Haven, CT; Greenacres, FL; Toccoa, GA; Joliet, IL; Westlake, OH; Livonia, MI; Old Bridge, NJ
Cinti, OH; Westlake, OH; Trevose, PA; Middleton, WI
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, February 21 (Greysheet).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, February 21 (Greysheet).
- 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).
- Heritage Hap Seiders PA Nationals Auction, February 26 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, February 28 (Greysheet).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, February 28 (Greysheet).
- Archives International Auction 83, February 28 (AIA).
- Noonan's Banknotes Auction, March 1-2 (Noonan's).
- 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).
- ANA National Money Show, Phoenix, AZ, March 2-4 (ANA).
- Numismata Munich, Munich, Germany, March 4-5 (Numismata)
- Whitman Spring Coin Expo, Baltimore, MD, March 16-18 (Whitman Expo).
- 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