Press Releases

Frank Clark Honored with the 2013 Nathan Gold Award

Frank Clark, long time SPMC member and current membership director was awarded the Nathan Gold Award for service at the SPMC breakfast in Memphis. Clark has served in a number of capacities for the SPMC, including multiple stints as governor and two terms as President.  "Frank is a truly dedicated member of the SPMC and is willing to do anything asked" said past President Benny Bolin.  Helping present the award were two recent recipients of the same award, Len Glazer and Allen Mincho. 

Raffle at SPMC Breakfast Goes Big Time!


Every year the Society of Paper Money Collectors hosts its annual breakfast at the International Paper Money Show in Memphis.  A big part of that event is the Tom Bain Raffle -- emceed by the ever ebullient Wendell Wolka -- where prizes of all calibre are given to lucky ticket holders.

New and Improved Search on SPMC


Our efforts to improve your experience on the SPMC website continue with a new search engine.  The most noticeable impact will be on your search for specific content within our journals.  You also have the ability to further refine your searches using filters at the bottom on your results page.

Members, look for the search tools on the banner and on the main journals page.

Memphis Speakers Schedule


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Make plans for Memphis now!

Twitter Feed from Fargo Show and Auction

Sign up for the Twitter Feed from the 53rd Annual Red River Valley Coin Club Coin Show at Fargo, ND, with special coverage for the auction of Glen Jorde's North Dakota Collection.

Memphis Speakers Series Call for Papers


2013 Memphis International Paper Money Show

June 13-16, 2013

Deadline for submissions is April 1st so we have adequate time to organize the program and to send out press releases advertising your talk.

Talks are scheduled on the hour throughout the show. Each talk is allotted 50 minutes, which includes time for questions. Speakers arrive 10 minutes before the hour for setup.

What are those Userpoints for?

Whenever you start or renew your membership with SPMC (or on the first day of the year for life members), you are awarded 2000 userpoints.  These are redeemable for free classified ads on the SPMC website.

Points equate to $0.01 each. The current rate for classified ads on the SPMC website is $0.15 per word per month. You can place your classified ad by clicking here: Create a Classified Ad.

Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to let your colleagues know what you want to buy or sell.


In the November/December edition of Paper Money, everyone got a copy of the SPMC dues envelopes.  These should be sent back by December 31 if your membership expires on or before 12/30/2012.  If your membership expires in 2013 or beyond, simply ignore the envelope. 

Denly Wins SPMC's Top Award

Tom Denly of Boston, Mass, was awarded the SPMC's highest award, the Nathan Gold award at the 2012 International Paper Money Show in Memphis. The award considered to be the lifetime achievement award recognizes an individual who has supported and worked for the SPMC over many years. Denly, a long time currency dealer has also won the award for recruiting the most members more than any other person, a total of 11 times since his first win in 1990. Denly has also been awarded three SPMC President's awards for his service.