German Occupation of Ukraine 5 Chervonets in January Auction

German Occupation of Ukraine 5 Chervonets in January Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The 2023 January New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction from Stack's Bowers Galleries...
Over $23 Million Sold in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Over $23 Million Sold in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Over $23 million in United States coins and currency was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, marking an incredibly successful...
CoinWeek Podcast #171: The Spiritual Bank of Seth Paine

CoinWeek Podcast #171: The Spiritual Bank of Seth Paine

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part VI

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part VI

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV |...
Vietnam-Era 1969 Military Payment Certificate Series 681

Vietnam-Era 1969 Military Payment Certificate Series 681

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ...... One way to honor military veterans of the United States Armed Forces is to examine and admire a particular...
Laos Introduces New Banknotes Into Circulation

Laos Introduces New Banknotes Into Circulation

By the Bank of the Lao PDR ......   The Bank of the Lao PDR (BOL), the central bank announced that it has printed new editions...
Choice Uncirculated Proof 1861 $5,000 Interest Bearing Note Sells at GreatCollections

Choice Uncirculated Proof 1861 $5,000 Interest Bearing Note Sells at GreatCollections

On Sunday, October 30, bidding ended at GreatCollections.com on an exceptional and rare piece of classic Civil War monetary history. This Proof Aug. 19,...
Kazakhstan Issues New 20,000 Tenge Banknote

Kazakhstan Issues New 20,000 Tenge Banknote

  On October 1, 2022, the National Bank of Kazakhstan issued into circulation a banknote of 20,000 KZT nominal value. The banknote is designed in the...

English Banknotes Featuring King Charles III to Enter Circulation in 2024

The Bank of England will reveal images of updated banknotes featuring a portrait of HM King Charles III by the end of 2022   By Bank...
Noteworthy Notes: 1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note Error

Noteworthy Notes: 1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note Error

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   Unlike coins, the large majority of banknotes do not enjoy the anonymity that comes with not having a distinctive...
Archives International Auction 80 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 80 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 80: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   Your participation in the auction is appreciated and can...
More Than €4 Million in Fake 500 Euro Bills Seized in Spain

More Than €4 Million in Fake 500 Euro Bills Seized in Spain

One of the most sophisticated euro counterfeits ever detected in the EU   By Europol ......   On September 21, 2022, Europol supported the Spanish National Police (Policía...
1882 $100 Gold Certificate Brings $750,000 at Heritage Long Beach Currency Auction

1882 $100 Gold Certificate Brings $750,000 at Heritage Long Beach Currency Auction

One of just two known examples of an extraordinary hand-signed, triple signature 1882 $100 gold certificate lived up to its billing – and then...
Christopher Columbus: His Decline in Numismatics and the Nation’s Collective Memory

Christopher Columbus: His Decline in Numismatics and the Nation’s Collective Memory

By Heinz Tschachler .....   When in the early 1990s the United States was getting ready to commemorate the quincentennial of Christopher Columbus first landing on...
Money of Necessity: U.S. Military Payment Certificates

Money of Necessity: U.S. Military Payment Certificates

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   During World War 2, the United States Military marched straight into a monetary exchange issue: What do you use...
1882 $100 Gold Certificate Worth $700,000+ in Heritage Auction

1882 $100 Gold Certificate Worth $700,000+ in Heritage Auction

Triple-signed note, leading Oct. 5-7 event, is one of just two known examples   A magnificent hand-signed, triple signature 1882 $100 gold certificate, one of just...
Suriname, Netherlands New Guinea & Curaçao Banknotes at Stack's Bowers Maastricht Auction

Suriname, Netherlands New Guinea & Curaçao Banknotes at Stack’s Bowers Maastricht Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Fall 2022 Maastricht Auction from Stack's Bowers Galleries is now available for viewing...
CLOTH 1933 1 YUAN- SZECHUAN-SHENSI PROVINCIAL SOVIET WORKERS AND FARMERS BANK - Stack's Bowers Galleries Hong Kong Auction

Rare Unusual Chinese Banknotes Offered in Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Cloth 1933 1 Yuan - Szechuan-Shensi Provincial Soviet Workers and Farmers Bank The Stack's Bowers...
Commonwealth Banks Begin to Address Currency Change in Wake of Queen's Death

Commonwealth Banks Begin to Address Currency Change in Wake of Queen’s Death

HM Queen Elizabeth II By Bank of England ......   The Bank of England’s staff wish to express their heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family, following news...
Numismatic Crime - Coin and Paper Money Thefts

Numismatic Crime – Coin and Paper Money Thefts

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Burglary - Phoneix, Arizona The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a commercial...
Pakistan Issues New Rs. 75 Commemorative Banknote

Pakistan Issues New Rs. 75 Commemorative Banknote

  Dr. Murtaza Syed, Acting Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), unveiled a new Rs. 75 commemorative banknote to mark the 75th Anniversary...
Only One Month Left to Redeem Paper £20 and £50 UK Banknotes

Only One Month Left to Redeem Paper £20 and £50 UK Banknotes

Paper £20 and £50 notes being replaced by new polymer notes   By Bank of England .....   If you have any paper £20 or £50 notes, we...
Archives International Auction 79 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 79 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 79: Tuesday, September 6, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   Your participation in the auction is appreciated and can...
2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America Now Available From Publishers of Greysheet

2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America Now Available From Publishers of Greysheet

CDN Publishing is announcing the publication of the 2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America, the seminal reference book on the first circulating...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and he...
Noteworthy Notes: A New Discovery Receives a Freidberg Number

Noteworthy Notes: A New Discovery Receives a Freidberg Number

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   “Friedberg” is one of the most preeminent names in all of American numismatics — one that is practically synonymous...
Rare Cuban Currency in Stack's Bowers Fall Maastricht Auction

Rare Cuban Currency in Stack’s Bowers Fall Maastricht Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The upcoming Fall Maastricht auction from Stack's Bowers Galleries promises to be an impressive...
Iran Unveils New Generation of Banknotes

Iran Unveils New Generation of Banknotes

The Central Bank of Iran has unveiled the new generation of 1,000 Toman, 2,000 Toman, and 5,000 Toman banknotes, and the process of issuing...
'God of Wealth' Banknote Issued by Reserve Bank of Fiji

‘God of Wealth’ Banknote Issued by Reserve Bank of Fiji

By De La Rue, plc .....   On Monday, August 8, the Reserve Bank of Fiji released a special numismatic banknote with a face value of...
Important US Currency in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction

Important US Currency in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction

Stacks Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an important offering of United States Currency in their Summer Global Showcase Auction. The firm’s first showcase...