Currency Coming and Going
- A rare Government of Fiji overprint note offered at auction (Bank Note Reporter, via Numismatic News).
- The emergency money of Bavaria (Coinsweekly). Here is the link to the exhibition "Emergency Money in Bavaria, 1914-1923" (Bavarikon).
- A review of this year's IPMS-Kansas City (Numismaster).
- The biggest currency denominations in the world's biggest economies (Coinweek).
- More on Stack's Bowers Herzog loan certificates auction (Coin World).
- Orania to supplement its whites-only paper currency with a digital version (Null TX).
- This Russian farmer's local currency has also gone crypto (Christian Science Monitor).
- Enjoy the new Mandela notes with the South African Reserve Bank's currency app (Business Insider SA).
- New series of 100 and 200 euro notes due 2019 (Numismag, in French).
- Ottoman-era banknote wad is still waiting for its owner at a shop in Nablus (al Bawaba).
- The Reunion chapter of The Banknote Book (Banknote News).
- New publication: Geldscheine-Online ("The Online Magazine for Paper Money Collectors", in German).
- New organization and publication: Associazione Italiana Cartamoneta, and its publication, AIC Magazine (AIC, in Italian).
- New, lavender rupees (Deccan Herald). And here (The Hindu Business Line). The Reserve Bank of India's press release (RBI).
- The Congolese need to show more respect towards their currency (Digital Congo, in French).
- How women get on banknotes (BBC, video).
- Profile of a Nepalese banknote (Mintage World).
- A banknote of Haj Pilgrim at auction (Mintage World).
- "The cashless society is a con" (The Guardian).
- Showered with banknotes in Punjab, video, visually-self-explanatory (Samaa TV).
This Russian local currency, the "kolion", is now available in digital form
(Christian Science Monitor)
About the Banknote Industry
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- African Currency Forum, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, September 2-5, 2018 (African Currency Forum).
- World Banknote Summit, Frankfurt, Germany, September 24-26, 2018 (World Banknote Summit).
- High Security Printing-Asia, Hanoi, Vietnam, December 3-5, 2018 (Reconnaissance)
- The Anti-Counterfeit & Currency Expo, Las Vegas NV, November 6-8, 2018 (News Anyway).
- The Future of Cash 2019, Athens, Greece, February 20-21, 2019 (Future of Cash).
From the Annals of Crime
Websites to Like
- Paper Money Forum (Numismatic discussion threads)
- Newman Numismatic Portal (Digital numismatic library)
- Numismatic Bibliomania Society (Includes E-Sylum, the weekly online complement to the NBS's journal, The Asylum)
- The American Revenue Association (Hobby website).
- The American Historical Print Collectors Society (Hobby website).
- International Bank Note Society (useful features even for non-members).
- The Banknote Den (David Lok's website, with superb essays as well as a link to his book, The Many Faces of Money).
- The Higgins Museum (the one in Okoboji, IA, not Worcester, MA)
- The Currency Collector (more good essays by John Sandrock).
- COINWeek (numismatic aggregator with some paper money content).
- MRI Bankers' Guide (for its updates of new banknotes).
- Mujand (fantasy banknote maker).
- Alternative Banknotes and Coins (Alternatehistory). Fantasy thread.
- Stane Straus's Polymer Banknotes of the World
- Banknote News (roundup of news and promotional website for The Banknote Book).
- Tom Chao (collector's blog with active updates).
- Stevenbron Banknotes (collector's blog with active updates).
- Mintage World (online museum of Indian numismatics).
- Chattanooga Money (site details historical episodes in Chattanooga, Tennessee's monetary and banking history)
- Banknotesworld ("THE German-language Banknote forum") Discussion threads and more.
- Counting on Currency (Industry website).
- Kuster's Engineering (Company website). Your expert in currency disintegration.
- PYMNTS.com (Industry website).
- Currency Research (Industry website).
- International Banknote Designers Association (Industry website)
- International Association of Currency Affairs (Industry website).
- International Banknote Designers Association (Industry website).
- De La Rue (Company website).
- Secura Monde International (Company website). Good banknote news feed.
- Giesecke & Devrient (Company website).
- Patronus Systems (Company website).
- Our Passports (travel documents and other ephemera)
- Social Money (a Flickr album of photographs illustrating modern complementary currencies, heavy on Argentina).
- Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (search for banknotes etc.).
- Where's George? (currency tracking project).
- CoinsWeekly, especially its fine list of links to museums and other numismatic resources.
- Blog du CNA (Club Numismatique d'Argenteuil)
- French Banknotes of War (Collector's website). Abundant material in English and French.
- AFEP Association Française pour l'Étude du Papier-monnaie
- Monnaies Locales Complementaires
- Guild of Independent Currencies (promotes local currencies in the U.K.)
- Our Money (Eurozone currency).
- The Ephemera Society of America (Hobby website, with archived articles on ephemera topics)
- Fictional currency galleries (Deviant Art).
- Pakistani Currency