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 3 weeks 2 days 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...

The Bank Note History Project

Press Releases Posted 10 months 2 weeks 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...

Charlotte Coin Club - 50th Annual 3-Day Convention

Events Posted 2 months 1 day ago

Event Date: 
Friday, February 7, 2020 to Sunday, February 9, 2020

Park Expo and Conference Center
Charlotte, NC

News & Notes Volume V, No. 31

News & Notes Posted 17 hours 7 min ago

News & Notes Volume V, No. 31                      January 21, 2020        Currency Coming and Going​ "The Coming Currency Cold Wars" (London Publishing Group). ECOWAS and CFA franc zone members...

Deciphering a Short Snorter From My Father

Blogs Posted 4 months 1 week 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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