From the Internet Bookshelf
--Each week News & Notes brings you material from around The Web with paper money content--
Banking, Banknote, and Currency History in the Lonestar State
--articles from the Texas State Historical Association, unless otherwise noted--
- Money of the Republic of Texas, by E. T. Miller. First published 1952, updated 1995.
- Banks and Banking, by Lawrence L. Crum. First published 1952, updated 2018.
- Texas Bankers Association, by Henry Gatton. First published 1952, updated 1995.
- McKinney, Williams and Company, by Curtis Bishop. First published 1952, updated 2020.
- Profile of Robert Mills, the "duke of Brazoria", by Marie Beth Jones. First published 1976, updated 2018.
- Profile of Green DeWitt, issuer of early Texas scrip, by Edward A. Lukes. First published 1952, updated 2016.
- Republic of Texas Currency (Texas State Library and Archives Commission).
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- 57th Annual Hot Springs Coin Show, Hot Springs, AR, January 12-14 (Hotsprings Coinshow).
- NorCal - East Bay / Concord Coin Show, Concord, CA, January 13-14 (Coinshows-USA).
- Cowtown Coin Show, White Settlement, TX, January 13-14 (J. Fitz Shows).
- Gold Coast Coin Show, Foley, AL, January 14-15 (Coinzip).
- Kingman Collectibles Show, Kingman, AZ, January 14-15 (Pioneer Country Events).
- Vero Beach Coin Show, Vero Beach, FL, January 14-15 (Coinshows-USA).
- Carolina Coin and Stamp Show, Raleigh, NC, January 14-15 (Coinshows-USA).
- Wilmington Coin Club Show, New Castle, DE, January 19-21 (Coinshows-USA).
- 66th Annual Houston Money Show, Conroe, TX, January 20-21 (Houston Money Show).
- Wasatch Winter Coin Show, Sandy, UT, January 20-21 (Coinshows-USA).
- Arcadia Coin etc. Show, Arcadia, CA, January 21-22 (Coinshows-USA).
- Grand Island Coin Show, Grand Island, NE, January 21-22 (Coinshows-USA).
- Boeing Employees Coin Club Show, Kent, WA, January 21-22 (BECC).
- 5th Annual ANFC Convention, Drummondville, QC, February 11-12 (Canadian Coin News).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
Tucson, AZ; Plantation, FL; Marietta, GA; Muncie, IN; North Attleborough, MA; Southgate, MI; Nashua, NH
Clifton, NJ; Cheektowaga, NY; Liverpool, NY; Hilliard, OH; Toledo, OH; Langhorne, PA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- January 2023 FUN Auction, January 11-13 (Heritage Auctions).
- Spink World and Hong Kong Banknotes Auction CSS87D, January 12 (Spink).
- World Banknote Auctions Live Sale 37, Sessions 1 and 2, January 12, 15 (WBA).
- Spink World Banknote Auction 381 at NYINC, January 14 (Spink).
- Stack's Bowers NYINC Auction, January 14-18 (Greysheet).
- The Douglas Gregory Collection Currency Showcase Auction, January 15 (Heritage Auctions).
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, January 17 (Greysheet).
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, January 17 (Greysheet).
- Spink Bond and Share Certificates of the World Auction 22143, January 20 (Spink).
- Archives International Auction 82, January 24 (AIA).
- Muenzen Gut-Lynt Auction 10, January 29 (Muenzen Gut-Lynt).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
- 51st Annual NY International Numismatic Convention, January 13-15 (NYINC).
- CAND Winter Coin Show, Hamilton, ON, January 28-29 (CCN).
- Long Beach Expo, Long Beach, CA, February 2-4 (Long Beach Expo).
- TOREX, Toronto, ON, February 25-26 (TOREX).
- Numismata Munich, Munich, Germany, March 4-5 (Numismata)
- 4th Aachen Show, Aachen, Germany, March 17-19 (Aachen-Show).
- MPC Fest 2023, Port Clinton, OH, March 17-19 (Ticketsauce).
- MIF Paper Money Fair, Maastricht, Netherlands, April 29-30 (MIF).
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- African Currency Forum, Luxor, Egypt, January 15-19, 2023 (African Currency Forum).
- High Security Printing - EMEA, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 7-9, 2023 (Renaissance).
- The Silk Road Cash and Payments Conference, Almaty, Kazakhstan, March 27-29, 2023 (Currency Research).
- Optimal & Digital Document Security, Prague, Czech Republic, April 17-19, 2023 (Renaissance).
- The Currency Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, May 15-18, 2023 (Currency Research).
- High Security Printing - Latin American, Nassau, The Bahamas, June 5-7, 2023 (Renaissance).
- High Security Printing - Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 4-6. 2023 (Renaissance).
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).
- 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).
- 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