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.


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Media Center

Access our vast collection of paper money educational resources.

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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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March/April 2018

Journals Posted 2 days 5 hours ago

Silver Certificates of the Great Depression Revisited--Lee Lofthus Patented Lettering--Peter Huntoon Unusual Confederate Printed Backs--Michael McNeil The Stockyards Nat’l Bank of Fort Worth-

SPMC ODP Registry Set Competition

Press Releases Posted 2 weeks 3 days ago

Dear Obsolete Note Enthusiasts: This is the first call for participants in SPMC’s first annual ODP Registry Set competition.  The platform is now open for SPMC members to build sets of their favori

Wisconsin Valley Coin Club’s Show and NUMISMATISTS OF WISCONSIN STATE SHOW

Events Posted 1 week 3 days ago

Event Date: 
Sunday, April 22, 2018


201 N 17th Ave,
WAUSAU, 54401

News & Notes Volume III, No. 38

News & Notes Posted 4 days 10 hours ago

News & Notes Volume III, No. 38                         March 13, 2018            [NB: Links from previous issues may go stale, and rather quickly at that.

My 2017 Census on Web-Press Overprint Errors

Blogs Posted 1 month 4 days ago

Since purchasing my first Overprint on Back error Web-Press note back in 2002, and shortly thereafter learning that the Web Press Series turned out being a 4 1/2 year failed experiment that ended some

CSA T-68 PF-11 note help

Forum Posted 1 month 4 days ago

I came across this T-68 while looking to thin my collection some.  I noticed that in the margin there is an odd script.  It appears to say "McCown."  The only reference I have yet found to this is Col

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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