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. 2 - Whole No. 320 - March/April 2019

Journals Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Rare Postal Note from Sitka Alaska Surfaces--Kent Halland & Charles Surasky 1862-1863 Legal Tender Classification Chart--Peter Huntoon & Doug Murray. 3rd Issue Fractional Currency...

The Bank Note History Project

Press Releases Posted 1 month 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 ( is sponsoring the Bank Note...

Central States Numismatic Society Anniversary Convention

Events Posted 1 week 5 days ago

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to Saturday, April 27, 2019

Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center
Schaumburg, IL

News & Notes Volume IV, No. 43

News & Notes Posted 2 days 3 hours ago

News & Notes Volume IV, No. 43                          April 16, 2019                           Currency Coming and Going​ Let's make Scotland's banknotes legal tender throughout Great Britain (...

MAD Magazine and its Troublesome Three-Dollar Bill

Blogs Posted 4 months 1 week ago

For a certain, and probably male, adolescent coming of age in mid-twentieth century United States, following the antics of MAD Magazine was a regular literary indulgence. Any teenager with the least...

inverted star notes

Forum Posted 2 months 1 week ago

It peaked my interest to read the article regarding series 1928 $100 inverted star notes.  That led to finding a series 1935 G silver certificate with inverted star.  I would like to know if there is...

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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