Printing Plates for Mid-1800s Banknotes Featured in Upcoming GreatCollections Sale

Printing Plates for Mid-1800s Banknotes Featured in Upcoming GreatCollections Sale

Six sheet printing plates linked to banks around the country offer a fascinating glimpse into American history   Printing plates produced for six American banks in...
Rare Obsolete Texas Banknote Highlights From Stack's Bowers September CCO Auction

Rare Obsolete Texas Banknote Highlights From Stack’s Bowers September CCO Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Austin, Republic of Texas $500 The September CCO Auction from Stack's Bowers Galleries will feature...
Tubman, Jackson, and Boggs: How Art Predicted the Future of US Paper Money

Tubman, Jackson, and Boggs: How Art Predicted the Future of US Paper Money

By Robert Cavalier and Wayne Homren .....   J.S.G. Boggs The proposed Harriet Tubman $20 bill would not be the first time the famed abolitionist and women’s...
1902 $10 Red Seal – Palo Alto, California, First National Bank Charter #7069, PCGS VF20. Image courtesy PCGS.

Noteworthy Notes: New 1902 $10 Palo Alto Banknote Discovered

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   There’s an old saying that still readily applies in the real estate market: “Three things matter when determining the...
Over $4.7 Million in U.S. Currency Sold in Stack’s Bowers Galleries August ANA Auction

Over $4.7 Million in U.S. Currency Sold in Stack’s Bowers Galleries August ANA Auction

Over $4.7 million USD in United States Currency was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2021 ANA Auction, contributing to over $50 million...
Historic Hong Kong Banknote Certified by PMG Realizes Over $200,000

Historic Hong Kong Banknote Certified by PMG Realizes Over $200,000

A historic Hong Kong banknote that was certified by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) raced past its pre-auction estimate to realize an astounding £161,200, or...
Royal Bank of Scotland Issues New £50 Polymer Note

Royal Bank of Scotland Issues New £50 Polymer Note

By De La Rue, plc .....   The new £50, which entered circulation on August 18, features an illustration of women’s education pioneer Flora Stevenson and...
Rare Legal Tender, Federal Reserve Notes Highlight Stack's Bowers US Currency, Collectors Choice Auctions

Rare Legal Tender, Federal Reserve Notes Highlight Stack’s Bowers US Currency, Collectors Choice Auctions

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Scarce Fr. 172 1880 $100 Legal Tender Note The official Stack's Bowers Galleries United States...
PMG Certifies Phenomenal Canadian Banknote Rarity

PMG Certifies Phenomenal Canadian Banknote Rarity

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified an incredibly rare Canadian banknote that recently sold for more than $400,000 USD. Upon acquiring the note, the...
Cook Islands Issues New $3 Polymer Note Featuring Ina and the Shark on Safeguard Substrate

Cook Islands Issues New $3 Polymer Note on Safeguard

By De La Rue, plc .....   The South Pacific nation of the Cook Islands launched their new $3 banknote on August 3, 2021, during Constitution...
Solid Serial Number 9 $10 BEP Premium Set Featured in Stack’s Bowers August ANA Auction

Solid Serial Number 9 $10 BEP Premium Set Featured in Stack’s Bowers August ANA...

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Lot 20391 of the official United States Currency auction for the ANA World's Fair...
Extremely Rare PMG-Certified Silver Certificate Offered in August ANA Auction

Extremely Rare PMG-Certified Silver Certificate Offered in August ANA Auction

An extremely rare Silver Certificate certified by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) is the top lot in the Stack’s Bowers American Numismatic Association (ANA) Auction of...
U.S. Currency Rarities Presented in Stack’s Bowers Auction for ANA World’s Fair of Money

U.S. Currency Rarities Presented in Stack’s Bowers Auction for ANA World’s Fair of Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Official U.S. Currency Auction for the ANA World's Fair of Money, hosted at Griffin Studios, their...
Heritage Showcase Auctions Feature Dutton Collection of US Coins, Colonial Valley Collection of Colonial Notes

Heritage Showcase Auctions Feature Dutton Collection of US Coins, Colonial Valley Collection of Colonial...

The Bruce M. Dutton Collection Showcase Auction Preliminary bidding has already begun in the latest Showcase auction from Heritage featuring selections from the collection of...
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces ANA World Paper Money Sale

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces ANA World Paper Money Sale

Stack’s Bowers Galleries has announced that their August ANA World Paper Money Sale has been finalized and is posted on their website StacksBowers.com. With...
Russian and Soviet Banknotes on Offer at Stack's Bowers August ANA World Currency Auction

Russian and Soviet Banknotes on Offer at Stack’s Bowers August ANA World Currency Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   North Caucasian Soviet Socialist Republic 1918 10 Rubles Specimen The official World Paper Money auction...
Exceptional Macon Georgia Red Seal Serial Number 1 Sheet in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction

Exceptional Macon Georgia Red Seal Serial Number 1 Sheet in Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction

By Manning Garrett - Paper Money Consultant, Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack's Bowers Galleries official United States Currency auction for the ANA World's Fair of...
Uncirculated 1863 $20 Legal Tender Note Presented in Stack's Bowers ANA Currency Auction

Uncirculated 1863 $20 Legal Tender Note Presented in Stack’s Bowers ANA Currency Auction

By Peter Treglia - Director of Currency, Stack's Bowers ......   The official Stack's Bowers Galleries United States Currency auction for the ANA World's Fair of...
Mules and Blocks on Bucks: PCGS Certified Paper Money

Mules and Blocks on Bucks: PCGS Certified Paper Money

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   It isn’t every day that a United States banknote variety that is currently unlisted in the foremost reference catalog...
Heritage Auctions Opens Colonial Showcase, Hong Kong Auctions of US and World Currency

Heritage Opens Colonial Showcase, Hong Kong Auctions of US and World Currency

The Colonial Valley Part II Showcase Auction The latest Showcase auction of currency from Heritage Auctions features Part II of The Colonial Valley Collection, and...

Stack’s Bowers Offers 1880 $1,000 Legal Tender Note, Rare Mexican Currency at August ANA...

1880 $1000 Legal Tender Note from the Tarzan Collection By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   One of the highlights of the Stack's...
New Handbook on Swedish Coins and Banknotes Now Available - Coin & Currency Institute

New Handbook on Swedish Coins and Banknotes Now Available

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   A new book on all the coins of Sweden from 995 to 2021 is now available in a compact,...
Part II of Mike Coltrane Collection of US Paper Money From Heritage Auctions Open for Bidding

Part II of Mike Coltrane Collection of US Paper Money From Heritage Auctions Open...

The first installment of The Mike Coltrane Collection in November 2020 was enthusiastically received, which came as no surprise to us here at Heritage...
From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part III

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

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Links to Part I | Part II Many factors converge to create the...
Banknote Book of World Paper Money Acquired by CDN Publishing

Banknote Book of World Paper Money Acquired by CDN Publishing

In a major industry announcement, CDN Publishing has agreed to acquire the collection of world paper money catalogs edited by Owen Linzmayer and published...
Ootje Oxenaar - The Art and Application of Banknote Design

Ootje Oxenaar – The Art and Application of Banknote Design

By Phil Arnold for PCGS ......   On a dreary April morning in 1998, I was blearily wandering through the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. I...

Choice 1901 $10 Bison Legal Tender Note, World Paper Money in May CCO Currency...

Choice About New 1901 $10 Bison in May CCO Currency Auction By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The upcoming May 2021 United...
The Grand Watermelon Note Returns on a Replica Silver Bar

The Grand Watermelon Note Returns on a Replica Silver Bar

In the pantheon of American paper currency, the Treasury Note Series of 1890-1891 is not particularly memorable for its breathtaking designs and impressive artistry....
United States $10,000 Federal Reserve Note Realizes Record Price of $456,000

United States $10,000 Federal Reserve Note Realizes Record Price of $456,000

An extremely rare banknote certified by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) realized a record-setting $456,000 in a sale presented by Heritage Auctions. Three other PMG-graded...
Stack’s Bowers May World Paper Money Auction to Feature Syria 100 Livres Color Trial Specimen

Stack’s Bowers May World Paper Money Auction to Feature Syria 100 Livres Color Trial...

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries upcoming May World Paper Money Collectors Choice Online (CCO) Auction offers...