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. 2 - Whole #332 - March/April 2021

Journals Posted 1 month 1 week ago

U. S. Treasury Notes of the Mexican War--Nicholas Bruyer Origins of Series 1907 Gold Certificates and Legal Tender Notes--Peter Huntoon British POW & Internee Camp Money--Steve Feller...

SPMC Seminar Videos Now Available

Press Releases Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

If you weren't able to attend the live Zoom meeting last Saturday, you can still watch videos of the presenters. SPMC Seminars - February 2021 We hope to have more of these in future.  Enjoy...

"CANCELLED" Central States Numismatic Society Convention

Events Posted 1 week 3 days ago

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 to Saturday, April 24, 2021

Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center
Schaumburg, IL

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 43

News & Notes Posted 3 days 9 hours ago

News & Notes Volume VI, No. 43                         April 13, 2021   Things to Read While You're in Self-Quarantine             --Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The...

Ray Sugden and the Mystery of "Tampa's Mystery Buck"

Blogs Posted 5 months 1 week ago

Introduction      In June of the year 2000, notice appeared of a curious advertising note in the pages of Fun Money, the quarterly newsletter of a sister collector organization, The American Play...

US large paper money price guides

Forum Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Lately I've been surfing large size us notes for sale on EBay and dealer inventories. I just looked at coin world paper money guide that was just updated on their website. I'm just amazed how low...

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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