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. LIX- No. 1 - Whole #325 - Jan/Feb 2020

Journals Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

Panic of 1837 & the First U.S. Demand Note Mixing of Signature Combinations on $1 1935-1935D SCs William Pitt Fessenden Camden New Jersey National Bank Philadelphia Branch John...


Press Releases Posted 1 day 11 hours ago

A new book that includes Tennessee obsolete currency, discovery banknotes and scrip as well as all existing published currency is available for sale from the authors Dennis Schafluetzel and Tom...

Sarasota Coin Show

Events Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020 to Saturday, February 22, 2020

Sarasota Municipal Auditorium
Sarasota, FL

News & Notes Volume V, No. 34

News & Notes Posted 6 days 10 hours ago

News & Notes Volume V, No. 34                      February 11, 2020        Currency Coming and Going​ A brief look at Panama's monetary system (Numismatic News). Which countries use polymer...

Deciphering a Short Snorter From My Father

Blogs Posted 5 months 3 days 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...

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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