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. 3 - Whole #327- May/June 2020

Journals Posted 3 weeks 1 day ago

Patent Dates on Early Large Size Currency and Certificates of Deposits—Peter Huntoon Alternating Plate Serial Font Sizes—Joe Farrenkopf An Alternate Look at the “Giori” Jefferson Test Notes--...

Online Voting for Literary Awards and Registry Sets has begun

Press Releases Posted 3 weeks 3 days ago

Voting for literary awards including articles appearing in Paper Money, favorite column in Paper Money and book of the year has begun. Go to https://www.spmc.org/vote and enter your votes for best...

"CANCELLED" Allentown/Bethlehem Coin Expo

Events Posted 3 weeks 4 days ago

Event Date: 
Saturday, June 6, 2020

Merchants Square Mall
Allentown, PA

News & Notes Volume V, No. 49

News & Notes Posted 2 days 7 hours ago

News & Notes Volume V, No. 49                         May 26, 2020    Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine             --Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The...

Deciphering a Short Snorter From My Father

Blogs Posted 8 months 2 weeks 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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