CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

World Banknote News – Kyrgyzstan Issues New Series IV 2016 Banknotes

By National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic ......   The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic announces that, in accordance with the Resolution of the Board...

World’s First Issued Banknote at Spink Auction in New York

Spink will be very sad to see the end of 2016 and the festivity and celebrations of the 350th anniversary, however we have so...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Plough uncovers major hoard of Roman coins A WONDERFUL collection of 120 Roman Imperial coins was...

Woman of Color, Civil Rights Pioneer Viola Desmond Chosen as Woman...

By Bank of Canada .....   Governor Stephen S. Poloz, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau and Minister of Status of Women Patty Hajdu today announced that...

Bank of Canada, Finance Minister to Reveal Woman on Latest Banknote

By Bank of Canada .....   On Thursday, 8 December 2016, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau and Minister of...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016 Current Events 1.) Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at bank note protest "We are not going to embrace bond...

World Banknote News – Barbados, Colombia Introduce New Bills

Central Bank of Barbados Marks 50 Years of Independence with Commemorative $50 Banknote By De La Rue, plc....   De La Rue is delighted to have designed...

World Currency News – India Demonetizes 500 & 1,000 Rupee Banknotes

There was more than one surprise on election night... By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   While much of the world--and certainly much of the world's press--was otherwise...

World Banknote News – Zimbabwe Introduces Bond Notes

By Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe .....   The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is pleased to advise the nation of the introduction of bond notes with effect...

Women on Money: Five Finalists Chosen for Canada’s Newest Banknote

By Bank of Canada.......   On Thursday, 8 December 2016, the Minister of Finance and the Governor of the Bank of Canada will reveal which iconic...

World Currency News – Meet Norway’s New Banknotes

By Norges Bank ...... On Tuesday, November 22, Norway's new banknotes were on public display for the first time. The first denominations will be put...

World Currency News – Seychelles to Release New Family of Banknotes,...

By Central Bank of Seychelles....   The Central Bank of Seychelles will launch a new family of banknotes and coins to commemorate 40 years of Seychelles’...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

Conveying Wealth and Culture: Ships on World Banknotes

The junk and dhow are two ancient ship models that are prominently featured on banknotes in dozens of countries Images of national pride, of rich...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The priceless legacy of P.L. Gupta We owe a great debt to coin collector P.L. Gupta,...

Macedonia to Issue New 200 & 2,000 Denar Banknotes

By National Bank of Macedonia .....   200 Denar Front The design on the front of the 200 denar banknote is representative of Christian terracotta icon or relief...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016 Current Events 1.) Some Central Florida toll booths not registering $1 coins Central Florida Expressway Authority officials said they weren't...

World Banknotes – Colombia to Issue New Five Thousand Peso Note

By Central Bank of Colombia ......   In 2016, Banco de la República (Central Bank of Colombia) will release a new family of banknotes composed of...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016 Canada 150 1.) Royal Canadian Mint unveils its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series The Royal Canadian Mint...

Argentina Central Bank Puts New $200 Note into Circulation

By Central Bank of Argentina ....   The Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) put into circulation from October 26 the $ 200 pesos with the image...

World Banknotes – Royal Bank of Scotland Issues New £5 Polymer...

By De La Rue, plc ....   On Thursday, October 27, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) issued its new £5 note, which has been produced...

World Currency News – Zimbabwe Bond Notes Plan Criticized

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   Zimbabwe’s shattered economy and massive trade deficit have caused a dollar shortage which has paralyzed the nation. The...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Is It Illegal to Deface US Currency? While this video may be ridiculously awesome, because Bill...

Coinweek Cool Currency! 2016 Episode 4 – 4K Video

CoinWeek's popular Cool Currency! series returns with our fourth episode this season. We look at two popular American notes and two important and rare...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – What You Can’t Live...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Our upcoming Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. and Paper Money Auction #20 has something for everyone,...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What is the Average Lifespan of a Coin? Coins are tough little devils. Over the course...

Grading Paper Money – 2016 PMG Registry Award Winners

The results of the seventh annual PMG Registry Awards are in! Each year Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) recognizes outstanding achievement in Registry set building. As...

Treasure News – Daniel Frank Sedwick Auction #20 Now Online

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 20 Floor Auction November 12-13 - Internet Only November 14 Orlando, Florida * * * Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC is...