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. LX - No. 3 - Whole #333 - May/June 2021

Journals Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Fractional Images on Stamps--Rick Melamed The Impact of WWI on Gold Certificates--Peter Huntoon Edmund Bacon Williamson Apperson--Charles Derby Doty & Bergen-Obsolete Currency...

Literary Award Voting has begun

Press Releases Posted 2 weeks 2 days ago

Online Voting for Literary Awards, Books and Columns has begun Voting for literary awards including articles appearing in Paper Money, favorite column in Paper Money and book of the year has begun...

Raleigh Money Expo-Raleigh Coin Club

Events Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

Event Date: 
Friday, June 18, 2021 to Sunday, June 20, 2021

NC State Fairgrounds-Exposition Center
Raleigh, NC

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 52

News & Notes Posted 1 day 9 hours ago

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 52                            June 15, 2021       From the Internet Bookshelf          --Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper...

“All Benefactors of Man I Claim as My Brethren”: Henry D. Cogswell and his Fountains of Philanthropy

Blogs Posted 3 weeks 6 days ago

Bringing Vignettes to Life “All Benefactors of Man I Claim as My Brethren”: Henry D. Cogswell and his Fountains of Philanthropy          This 1897 check from the Cogswell Polytechnical College of San...

Membership Renewal

Forum Posted 3 weeks 2 days ago

Issued solved through Paper Money Forum I went to renew my regular membership online but there is no option for Regular with journal for US address @ $39. My membership status is Active - Recurring....

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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