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. LX - No. 6 - Whole # 336 - Nov/Dec 2021

Journals Posted 3 weeks 6 days ago

Emergency Currency; Aldrich-Vreeland Act—Peter Huntoon T. D. Tinsley—Charles Derby An Unusual Theme—Roeland Krul Tying off the Star SNs on Series 1934 FRNs—Peter Huntoon Confederate Bond...

Paper Money and its Authors Win 2021 NLG Writers Awards

Press Releases Posted 3 months 2 weeks ago

At its 2021 Writers Award Ceremony on August 6, the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) announced that Paper Money and its editor, Benny Bolin, won the 2021 award for the Best Club or Not-for-Profit...

San Francisco International Numismatic Bourse

Events Posted 1 week 6 hours ago

Event Date: 
Saturday, December 11, 2021

S. San Francsico Conference Center
S. San Francisco, CA

News & Notes Volume VII, No. 24

News & Notes Posted 4 days 23 hours ago

News & Notes Volume VII, No. 24                         November 30, 2021    From the Internet Bookshelf       --Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper...

Joseph D. Clapp, Lucien B. Caswell, and Early Banking in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

Blogs Posted 3 weeks 1 day ago

Bringing Vignettes to Life Joseph D. Clapp, Lucien B. Caswell, and Early Banking in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin      When Joseph D. Clapp’s portrait began appearing in the late 1880s on drafts drawn on...

US military payment certificates Standard catalog listings

Forum Posted 2 months 3 days ago

Why are MPC not listed in the World(Pick) Catalog(s).?

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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