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From the "Currency Notes" Column of the IMF's Finance & Development Magazine
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- Southeast Idaho Annual Coin and Collectibles Show, Idaho Falls, ID, March 31-April 1 (Coinzip).
- Wichita Falls Coin etc. Show, Wichita Falls, TX, March 31-April 1 (J Fitz Shows).
- Shenandoah Valley Coin and Stamp Show, Weyers Cave, VA, March 31-April 1 (Coinzip).
- ACC Spring Coin Show, Albuquerque, NM, March 31-April 2 (Albuquerque Coin Club).
- Bismarck Capital City Coin Club Show, Bismarck, ND, April 1-2 (Coinshows-USA).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- Anaheim, CA; Orange, CT; Hollywood, FL; Maitland, FL; Marietta, GA; Collinsville, IL; Milan, IL; Decatur, IN
- Indianapolis, IN; Allen Park, MI; Livonia, MI; Independence, MO; Parsippany, NJ; Albany, NY; Hilton, NY
- Fairview Park, OH; Appleton, WI
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Stack's Bowers Spring 2023 Auction, Session 13, March 28 (Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Tuesday Auction, March 28 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage World Paper Money Tuesday Auction - Caribbean Rarities, March 28 (Heritage Auctions).
- March 2023 Trigometric Auction, Sessions 1-3, March 28-30 (Trigometric).
- Lyn Knight March 2023 World Auction, March 29 (Lyn Knight).
- Lyn Knight March 2023 US Auction, March 30 (Lyn Knight).
- Heritage Hong Kong Spring Auction, April 1 (Heritage Auctions).
- Archives International Auction 84, April 4 (AIA).
- Mavin International Auction 62, April 8 (Mavin International).
- Collection Fayette, Part I, April 11 (CGB Numismatique).
- Collection Fayette, Part II, April 13 (CGB Numismatique).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Auction, April 13 (Stack's Bowers). Link not yet available.
- Stack's Bowers April 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session D, April 20 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers April 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session G, April 23 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers April 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session I, April 24 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers April 2023 Hong Kong Auction, Session K, April 25 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Auction, $500s and $1000s, April 27 (Stack's Bowers). Link not yet available.
- May 2023 Maastricht Auction, May 4 (Stack's Bowers). Link not yet available.
- Kagin's May 2023 Auction, May 20 (Kagin's).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- 61st Annual Ontario Numismatic Association Convention, Hamilton, ON, March 31-April 2 (Canadian Coin News).
- Central States Numismatic Society Convention, Schaumburg, IL, April 26-30 (CSNS).
- MIF Paper Money Fair, Maastricht, Netherlands, April 29-30 (MIF).
- 2023 World's Fair of Money, Pittsburgh, PA, August 8-12 (ANA).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- 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).
- The Souvenir Card Collectors Society
- 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).
- 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.).
- 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
- 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