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 3 days 8 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 1 day 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...

Missouri Numismatic Society's Annual Coin Show

Events Posted 5 months 5 days ago

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019 to Saturday, July 20, 2019

St. Charles Convention Center
St. Charles, MO

News & Notes Volume V, No. 3

News & Notes Posted 5 days 23 hours ago

News & Notes Volume V, No. 3                          July 9, 2019        Currency Coming and Going Cash and Identity in Europe (Glory). Turkey loses a central banker (CBC). The Eurozone gains...

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 3 days 1 hour 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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