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. 4 - Whole #322 - July/Aug 2019

Journals Posted 6 days 11 hours ago

4-Subject Large Size Plates Altered into 8-Subject Forms--Doug Murray & Peter Huntoon        WWII Isle of Man Internment Camps--Steve Feller A Tale of Two Quaker Bankers--Nicholas Bruyer...

The Bank Note History Project

Press Releases Posted 4 months 4 days 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 5 months 1 week ago

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 27, 2019 to Sunday, July 28, 2019

Northern Virginia Community College Ernst Community Cultural Center

News & Notes Volume V, No. 4

News & Notes Posted 2 days 6 hours ago

News & Notes Volume V, No. 4                          July 16, 2019        Currency Coming and Going​ An unkind review of the BoE documentary (Financial News). "Like watching ink dry." Pride in...

The Origins of Poll Parrot Shoe Money

Blogs Posted 2 months 1 week ago

The Origins of Poll Parrot Shoe Money Introduction                 In an earlier era when the United States economy was oriented more towards industry rather than services, different parts of the...

Video of Presentations, Digital Outreach, etc.

Forum Posted 6 days 4 hours ago

As has been discussed by many collectors and dealers, and most recentley in Robert Calderman's article in July/Aug 2019 Paper Money, attendance at Shows has declined, and younger collectors (as well...

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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