Currency Coming and Going
- The World's Fair of Money, August 14-18, Philadelphia PA (ANA).
- Meet Whitman authors at the 2018 ANA World's Fair of Money (Coin Update).
- The ANA's 2018 literary awards (Coinweek).
- Montana's national banks (Bank Note Reporter, via Numismatic News).
- The First National Bank of Ducktown (Bank Note Reporter, via Numismatic News).
- Uncovered time capsule under old Confederate statue yields currency, among other things (The Advocate).
- New Zealanders' fondness for cash (Stuff).
- Maduro explains Venezuela's currency 'reform' (Banknote News, video, in Spanish).
- That rare Colombian gold certificate (Bank Note Reporter, via Numismaster).
- Netherlands Antillean guilder banknotes from 1986 to 1994 lose legal tender status (The Daily Herald). And here (Curacao Chronicle).
- Thai grandmother thought she'd lost her currency hoard to termites (The Nation).
- Features of India's new R100 banknote (Coin World).
- Will Harry Kane micro-engraved banknotes really sell for that much? (BBC). And the legality of drawing on money (BBC).
- Reasons why Nigeria's N100 banknote is "being left to rot away" (Independent).
- Central Bank of Kenya to replace old Sh50 banknotes (Business Insider).
- Zambia is upgrading its banknotes, beginning with the two and five Kwacha this August (Zambia Reports). And here (Banknote News).
- Reflections on thirty years of polymer (Note Printing Australia).
- Liberia looks forward to re-establishing a unified currency (All Africa).
- Venezuela begins distributing re-denominated bolivar notes (El Venezolano, in Spanish). Venezuela may keep the old VEF 1,000 notes in circulation, equivalent to one centavo soberano (NotiReporta, in Spanish).
- George VI starred at IPMS auction (Bank Note Reporter, via Numismatic News).
- New edition of the Canadian Numismatic Catalogue (CTC Collector, via E-Sylum).
2018 Canadian Tire Numismatic Catalogue (CTC Collector)
About the Banknote Industry
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- African Currency Forum, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, September 2-5, 2018 (African Currency Forum).
- World Banknote Summit, Frankfurt, Germany, September 24-26, 2018 (World Banknote Summit).
- High Security Printing-Asia, Hanoi, Vietnam, December 3-5, 2018 (Reconnaissance)
- The Anti-Counterfeit & Currency Expo, Las Vegas NV, November 6-8, 2018 (News Anyway).
- The Future of Cash 2019, Athens, Greece, February 20-21, 2019 (Future of Cash).
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 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)
- 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).
- Tom Chao (collector's blog with active updates).
- Stevenbron Banknotes (collector's blog with active updates).
- Mintage World (online museum of Indian numismatics).
- Chattanooga Money (site details historical episodes in Chattanooga, Tennessee's monetary and banking history)
- 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).
- Secura Monde International (Company website). Good banknote news feed.
- Giesecke & Devrient (Company website).
- Patronus Systems (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, especially its fine list of links to museums and other numismatic resources.
- Blog du CNA (Club Numismatique d'Argenteuil)
- French Banknotes of War (Collector's website). Abundant material in English and French.
- 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)
- Fictional currency galleries (Deviant Art).
- Pakistani Currency