Society of Paper Money Collectors

The Society of Paper Money Collectors (SPMC) promotes the study and appreciation of paper money and related financial history. As a non-profit organization, the SPMC provides grants for research, publishes a bi-monthly journal, sponsors exhibits and lectures at regional and national venues, and supports education and outreach to the greater numismatic community.

Collecting Paper Money website

The purpose of this public website is to introduce new collectors to the fascinating world of collecting paper money, and also provide a useful resource for existing collectors.

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Huntoon-Shiva Encyclopedia of U.S. National Bank Notes

This encyclopedia covers every aspect of U.S. National Bank Notes issued from 1863 to 1935. It contains over 1,500 pages in 144 chapters, and is designed to be a dynamic work in progress.

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Paper Money Articles Index

This index provides links to all 2500+ articles that have appeared in Paper Money Journal since the first issue in 1962. Each article is a separate pdf document for easy viewing or download.

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FUN Convention - January 2023

FUN is the new home for our annual SPMC activities, including the big SPMC breakfast with raffle, membership meeting and speaker presentations.  Come join us in January!

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Bank Note History Project

Find out who signed your bank notes, and learn more about them! This project consists of two websites, the Banks & Bankers Database search website and Bank Note History Wiki website.

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Obsoletes Database Project

Visit SPMC’s online census and catalog of U.S. Obsolete Notes, built with the assistance of many contributing members.

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Paper Money - Vol. LXII - No. 1 - Whole No. 343 - Jan/Feb 2023

Journals Posted 1 month 2 days ago

Philadelphia #1 Postal Note Enigma--Bob Laub & Kent Halland Arizona Series 1929 National Bank Notes--Peter Huntoon Mr. President--May We?--Benny Bolin Monster Notes of Raza Shah Pahlavi...

60th Anniversary SPMC Breakfast at Orlando 2023

Press Releases Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

60th Anniversary 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...

St. Louis Numismatic Association 58th Annual Greater America Coin Fair

Events Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Event Date: 
Friday, February 10, 2023 to Sunday, February 12, 2023

Hilton St. Louis Airport Hotel
St. Louis, MO

News & Notes Volume VIII, No. 32

News & Notes Posted 13 hours 12 min ago

News & Notes Volume VIII, No. 32                          January 24, 2023      From the Internet Bookshelf                 --Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web...

J.G. Cocking's Tea Check

Blogs Posted 1 month 3 days ago

Bringing Vignettes to Life J.G. Cocking’s Tea Check An Introduction to the Tea Check      As a vehicle for premium marketing, the “tea check” has been overshadowed by the more extensive coupon and...

Donor's Wall


We recognize & gratefully acknowledge those who donated to SPMC. You, too, can contribute. Please consider making a donation to SPMC to help us with our mission. Thank you!

Dealer Directory

Get in touch with member paper money dealers in your area to buy or sell.

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Hall of Fame

SPMC honors major past and present contributors to the hobby. Visit our Hall of Fame.

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Literary and service awards are presented each year to SPMC members for sharing their knowledge and talents.

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