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SPMC Activities at Winter FUN - Orlando - January 2024

SPMC Activities at Winter FUN - Orlando - January 2024


Be sure to join your fellow SPMC members at Winter FUN in Orlando, coming up in January at the Orange County Convention Center

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SPMC Breakfast at Orlando 2023

SPMC Breakfast with Tom Bain Raffle

Winter FUN Convention

Orlando, Florida

Tickets must be purchased in advance online.

Seating will be limited to 60 tickets.  Please reserve your seats now to avoid disappointment.

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Doors open 7:30am.  Program starts at 8:00am.


May/June print issue of Paper Money delayed

Due to an unfortunate cyberattack, our printer for Paper Money has had to close all their plants in the U.S. They are working hard to get them back up and running, but this means the May/June issue will be delayed. They are making tremendous progress but at this time a date for full resumption of printing is not known. 

The on-line version will be posted on our website this week. 

Feel free to contact me for any questions.  Benny Bolin,

Paper Money and its Authors Win 2021 NLG Writers Awards

At its 2021 Writers Award Ceremony on August 6, the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) announced that Paper Money and its editor, Benny Bolin, won the 2021 award for the Best Club or Not-for-Profit Periodical.

In addition, the NLG's 2021 award for Best Numismatic Column in the Paper Money category went to Fred Schwan & Joe Boling for their "Uncoupled" column, which appears regularly in Paper Money.

Literary Award Voting has begun

Online Voting for Literary Awards, Books and Columns has begun

Voting for literary awards including articles appearing in Paper Money, favorite column in Paper Money and book of the year has begun.

Go to and enter your votes for best articles, columns and books of 2020.


SPMC Seminar Videos Now Available

If you weren't able to attend the live Zoom meeting last Saturday, you can still watch videos of the presenters.

SPMC Seminars - February 2021

We hope to have more of these in future.  Enjoy!


SPMC to Host Zoom Meeting

Tune in to SPMC's first public Zoom meeting on February 27, 2021.  The day will begin with a general membership meeting, followed by several seminars on popular paper money topics.  The meeting is open to all.

Check the listing on the SPMC calendar for details at



A Comprehensive Guide to Alabama Obsolete Notes 1818-1885, by William Gunther and Charles Derby, published in 2020, is a complete listing of the currently known paper money from the State of Alabama from 1818 to 1885.  This collector’s guide lists notes from all cities, counties, and issuers including national notes, state notes, and private scrip from Alabama counties, towns, railroads, and merchants.  Cross-over notes involving other states are also represented.  The notes are illustrated in vivid color and are listed using a new, easy to understand numbering system that includes

Virtual IPMS 2020

Zoom Virtual IPMS Convention