From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
"Collecting Paper" Columns in Coin World
--All authored by Wendell Wolka--
Currency Coming and Going
- Mythical and Legendary Creatures on Banknotes (The Banknote Den). Latest article by David Lok.
- The new Treasurer of the United States (Coin World).
- NEW BOOK: 200 Years of Banknotes Salvaged, Looted, or Lost from Shipwrecks, by Roland Rollins (Currency Den). Book description and ordering information at link.
- The U.K. shifts to polymer on September 30 (PYMNTS)
- Monetary policy in Rochester, MA, 1720-style (The Wanderer).
- Winston Churchill on currency (Banknote World).
- "Prepare to see King Charles' face on Your money" (Cosmopolitan).
- Do People Accept Money Because the Government Endorses It? (Mises Institute).
- A petition to take the British monarch off Kiwi currency (RNZ).
- The "Wyoming Goldback" (K2 Radio).
- International Literacy Day-related banknotes (Banknote World).
- Scandinavia's secret banknote reserves during the Cold War (Geldscheine-online, in German).
- Die Geflutete Währung: Geldnot und Notgeld in Schwaben 1917–1923, [Swabian emergency currency] by Dirk Schindelbeck (Wuerttemberg State Library). In German. Pdf at link. Originally published in Schwäbische Heimat 2022, Vol. 2.
- Should the Use of Cash be Limited? (Austrian National Bank). Clicking link downloads pdf of article from Monetary Policy & the Economy, Q1-Q2, 2022.
- The Rise and Fall of Paper Money in Yuan China, 1260-1368 (University of Manchester). Economics Discussion Paper Series EDP 22-07. Pdf at link.
- A Study of Human Symbols on Vietnamese Banknotes: Their Symbolism and Characteristics (Ho Chi Minh City University of Education). Clicking link downloads pdf.
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- North Carolina Numismatic Association Coin Show, Concord, NC, September 29-October 2 (NCNA).
- Iowa Numismatic Coin Show, Urbandale, IA, September 30-October 2 (Coinzip).
- Minot Coin Show, Minot, ND, October 1-2 (Coinshows-USA).
- Louisville Coin Show, Louisville, KY, October 6-8 (Greysheet).
- Salt Lake Coin and Token Show, Sandy, UT, October 7-8 (Coinzip).
- Contra Costa Show, Walnut Creek, CA, October 7-9 (Coinzip).
- Northwest Coin Club Fall Show, Brooklyn Center, MN, October 7-9 (Coinzip).
- PNNA Fall Convention, Tukwila, WA, October 7-9 (Coinshows-USA).
- Michigan Antique Festival and Coin Show, Davisburg, MI, October 8-9 (Coinshows-USA).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
- Anaheim, CA; Hollywood, FL; Collinsville, IL; Decatur, IN; Dedham, MA; Topsham, ME; Livonia, MI
- Independence, MO; Fairview Park, OH; Gallipolis, OH; Parsippany, NJ; Albany, NY; Pittsburgh, PA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Stack's Bowers Fall 2022 Maastricht Auction, September 27 (Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Tuesday Auction, September 27 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Tuesday Auction, September 27 (Greysheet).
- Spink World Banknotes Auction, September 29 (Spink).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 32, Session 1, September 29 (World Banknote Auction).
- Lyn Knight September 2022 Auction, September 29 (Lyn Knight).
- Spink Chinese Banknotes Auction, September 30 (Spink).
- Spink Hong Kong Printing Press Specimens Auction, September 30 (Spink).
- Heritage World Paper Money Showcase Auction, October 1 (Heritage).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 32, Session 2, October 2 (World Banknote Auction).
- Stack's Bowers October 2022 Hong Kong Auction Session A, October 3 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers October 2022 Hong Kong Auction Session B, October 4 (Stack's Bowers).
- Heritage U.S. Currency Tuesday Auction, October 4 (Greysheet).
- Heritage World Paper Money Tuesday Auction, October 4 (Greysheet).
- Heritage Long Beach Expo U.S. Currency Auction, October 5-7 (Heritage).
- A Special Collection of Cuban Banknotes Showcase Auction, October 9 (Heritage).
- Stack's Bowers October 2022 Hong Kong Auction Session I, October 9 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers October 2022 Hong Kong Auction Session K, October 10 (Stack's Bowers).
- Stack's Bowers October 2022 Hong Kong Auction Session M, October 11 (Stack's Bowers).
- The Louis Rose Error Currency Collection Auction, October 16 (Heritage).
- Christoph Gaertner 54th Auction, October 21 (Auktionshaus Gaertner).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- Denver Coin Expo, Denver, CO, October 13-15 (Rocky Mountain Expos).
- Whitman Expo, Baltimore, MD, October 27-29, 2022 (Whitman).
- Long Beach Expo, Long Beach, CA, October 29-October 1, 2022 (Long Beach Expo).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- The Silk Road Cash and Payments Conference, Almaty, Kazakhstan, October 3-5, 2022 (Currency Research).
- The 6th International Banknote Designer Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 24-27, 2022 (IBDA).
- HSP-Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 5-7, 2022 (Reconnaissance).
- The Currency Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, May 15-18, 2023 (Currency Research)
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).
- New York Toll Script and Tokens (Collector 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)
- Cigar History Museum's coupon gallery
- Boordgeld (Dutch ships' money)
- Depression Scrip (emergency money of the 1930s, and more)
- Wisconsin Depression Scrip
- Caishen's Temple-Asia Money
- Minnesota Nice
- The Currency Collector (more good essays by John Sandrock).
- Curious Banknotes (British Transition Towns, British 20th century vouchers, Micronations).
- 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).
- 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)
- My Georgia Collection (collector site devoted to "Georgia State Notes, Obsolete Currency, Bonds, and Alternative Scrip")
- 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).
- Giesecke & Devrient (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, numismatic website run by Ursula Kampmann. German-language version is here. Content is not identical.
- Blog du CNA (Club Numismatique d'Argenteuil)
- 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)
- A Library of Scrip and Local Currency
- Fictional currency galleries (Deviant Art).
- Pakistani Currency