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.


Take your collecting experience to the next level by joining those who already have.

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Bank Note History Project

Find out who signed your bank notes, and learn more about them! Do some research and write up a Banker Bio or Bank History as part of SPMC's Bank Note History Project!

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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. LVIII - No. 5 - Whole #323 - Sep/Oct 2019

Journals Posted 2 weeks 3 days ago

$1 Series of 1899 S.C. Series Date Placement Varieties The Genesis of Postage Currency Treasury Sealing Assigned to Treasurer’s Office $100 Counterfeit FRNs Depositaries at the Port of...

The Bank Note History Project

Press Releases Posted 6 months 1 week ago

As part of its educational mission to promote the study and appreciation of paper money and related financial history, the Society of Paper Money Collectors (spmc.org) is sponsoring the Bank Note...

Denver Coin Expo

Events Posted 5 months 2 weeks ago

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 to Saturday, September 28, 2019

National Western Complex
Denver, CO

News & Notes Volume V, No. 13

News & Notes Posted 1 day 2 hours ago

News & Notes Volume V, No. 13                       September 17, 2019        Currency Coming and Going​ Dutch and Turkish scientists win an Ig Noble prize for research into banknote filth (Dutch...

Deciphering a Short Snorter From My Father

Blogs Posted 1 day 3 hours ago

Introduction It was in early January 2015 that my father’s older sister, Orpha Ann Gatch, passed away in Terrace Park, Ohio at the age of 95. One can never be fully certain about such things, but I...

London Coins Paper Money Auction 31 August 2019

Forum Posted 1 month 5 days ago

Hello All, I wanted to share the London Coins Paper Money Auction catalogue, as a lot of my late dad's notes collection is available. The World notes are Lots 98-517, in case anyone is interested!...

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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