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 week 5 days 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 Errors (Part 2

The Bank Note History Project

Press Releases Posted 1 week 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 ( is sponsoring the Bank Note Hist

ANA National Money Show

Events Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 to Saturday, March 30, 2019

David L. Lawrence Convention Ctr 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburg, PA

News & Notes Volume IV, No. 39

News & Notes Posted 4 days 17 hours ago

News & Notes Volume IV, No. 39                          March 19, 2019        Currency Coming and Going​ Massachusetts and the "first fiat currency in the Western world" (Bloomberg).

MAD Magazine and its Troublesome Three-Dollar Bill

Blogs Posted 3 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.

inverted star notes

Forum Posted 1 month 2 weeks 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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