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Currency Research Sponsored by the U.S. Mexican Numismatic Association
Here is the start page for this impressive English-language encyclopedia project about Mexican currency. To browse the entries, click on "The History" tab and browse the drop-down menu, by state and then by many subcategories. VERY specialized. The following are a few entries:
Currency Coming and Going
The Business of Collecting
New Banknote Issues
Local Coin/Numismatic Shows Happening this Week
- 61st Annual Mississippi Numismatic Association Coin & Currency Show, Biloxi, MS, May 10-13 (Coinzip).
- Southern Idaho Coin Club Show, Boise, ID, May 12-13 (SICC).
- Norman Coin Show, Norman, OK, May 12-13 (Coinzip).
- Gallatin Coin & Currency Show, Gallatin, TN, May 12-13 (Coinzip).
- Southeast Texas Coin Show, Orange, TX, May 12-13 (Coinzip).
- Las Vegas Coin & Collectibles Show, Las Vegas, NV, May 12-14 (Coinzip).
(Always call ahead to confirm)
Santa Maria, CA; Orange, CT; DeFuniak Springs, FL; Seminole, FL; Owensboro, KY; Grandville, MI; Stonewall, MB
Roseville, MN; Clifton, NJ; Colts Neck, NJ; Broadview Heights, OH; Toronto, ON; Chambersburg, PA
Upcoming Online Currency Auctions
- Heritage Tuesday U.S. Currency Auction, May 9 (HA).
- Heritage Tuesday World Paper Money Auction, May 9 (HA).
- Spink World Banknote Auction, May 10 (Spink).
- Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Auction, May 11 (Stack's Bowers).
- World Banknote Auction World Currency Sale 43, Parts I and II, May 18, 21 (WBA).
- Kagin's May 2023 Auction, May 20 (Kagin's).
- CGB Internet Auction, May 23 (CGB Numismatique).
- Archives International Auction 85, May 23 (AIA).
Major Coin and Currency Shows
Banknote, Security Printing, and Cash Management Industries
Upcoming Industry Conferences
- 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).
- The Souvenir Card Collectors Society
- 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