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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Bank Note History Project

Find out who signed your bank notes, and learn more about them! Do some research and write up a Banker Bio or Bank History as part of SPMC's Bank Note History Project!

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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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Paper Money - Vol. LVIII - No. 3 - Whole No. 321 - May/June 2019

Journals Posted 3 weeks 6 days ago

Anomalous Securities Clause--Peter Huntoon Duplicated Back Plate Serials on Series 2009A $100 FRNs--Joe Farrenkopf Albania 1 Lek 1976--David Lok Yellowstone Merchants National Bank--Frank...

The Bank Note History Project

Press Releases Posted 3 months 1 week ago

As part of its educational mission to promote the study and appreciation of paper money and related financial history, the Society of Paper Money Collectors (spmc.org) is sponsoring the Bank Note...

Cincinnati Greenhills Classic Coin and Stamp Show

Events Posted 5 months 1 week ago

Event Date: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

American Legion Post 530
Greenhills, OH 45218

News & Notes Volume IV, No. 52

News & Notes Posted 5 days 15 hours ago

News & Notes Volume IV, No. 52                          June 18, 2019        Currency Coming and Going​ Artist makes a "Brexit" banknote (Hackney Citizen). Artist re-creates Nike products with...

The Origins of Poll Parrot Shoe Money

Blogs Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

The Origins of Poll Parrot Shoe Money Introduction                 In an earlier era when the United States economy was oriented more towards industry rather than services, different parts of the...

Image of Counterfeit bills from the late 1800s

Forum Posted 1 week 5 days ago

Hello fellow members, I am searching for a high-resolution image of a counterfeit bill from the 1880s. Does anyone have one or know where I can get such an image. I just need the front of the bill....

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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