Press Releases


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.

Seminar Schedule for Memphis

The schedule for seminars at the 2012 Memphis International Paper Money Show is now posted. Please visit for the list of speakers and their research topics. Check out our calendar at for all the Memphis happenings.

SPMC Seeks Help for Website Content and Management

SPMC is seeking persons who can build content and manage the website workflow.

Bloggers and Educators
SPMC seeks knowledgeable currency enthusiasts to post blogs on the new website relating to their areas of specialization. Topics can be of anything of interest to the blogger as it pertains to their field. This is an opportunity for the blogger to increase interest in their field and have a following of readers. Readers will have the chance to comment on blogs and “like” them in the context of social media.

Paper Money Wins Awards

Paper Money, the official publication of SPMC, has added two more awards to a long history of excellence. Under the leadership of editor and publisher Fred Reed, Paper Money won the American Numismatic Association's 2010 award for Outstanding Club Publication for Specialty Clubs.

The Numismatic Literary Guild honored Paper Money with its 2010 award for "Best Issue among Large Circulation Publications." This a category includes the ANA's Numismatist and the American Numismatic Society's ANS Magazine.

Fred Reed has earned many awards in his distinguished career.