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. 6 - Whole #324 - Nov/Dec 2019

Journals Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Napier-Thompson & Napier Burke Rarities--Peter Huntoon     ABNCo’s “Progress” Vignette--Roland Robbins.           Election of 1912--Steve Feller       Drug Store Scrip of Vandiver &...

The Bank Note History Project

Press Releases Posted 9 months 1 day 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...

Annandale Coin Show

Events Posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

Event Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019

Northern Virginia Community College Ernst Community Cultural Center
Annandale, VA

News & Notes Volume V, No. 25

News & Notes Posted 2 days 2 min ago

News & Notes Volume V, No. 25                      December 10, 2019        Currency Coming and Going​ "You use it just like a 10/ note": a history of British decimalization from a 50p point of...

Deciphering a Short Snorter From My Father

Blogs Posted 2 months 3 weeks 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 4 months 2 hours 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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