The Stories Are Free: 10 Story Coins and Notes You Can...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Stories sell. Any collector knows that a good story adds to an item’s value. The stories themselves, however, cost nothing....

How Paper Currency Has Changed in Our Lifetimes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   Take a look at the paper currency you’re carrying around and think back several years. You’ll probably notice that...

The Civil War and the National Banking System – The Birth...

By Kevin Foley for CoinWeek....   On the eve of the Civil War in 1861, the financial and banking system in the United States bore little...

PCGS Banknote Grades Ultra-Rare $1,000 Grand Watermelon Note

The 1890 $1,000 Grand Watermelon was the first banknote to cross the million-dollar threshold at auction   The finest known example of the ultra-rare 1890 $1,000...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1918 $2 Battleship Note

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Back of Series of 1918 "Battleship Note" $2 Federal Reserve Bank Note, courtesy of Heritage Auctions While the terminology sounds...

Notable Notes: The “Lincoln Porthole” $5 Silver Certificate

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   This article marks the debut of a new regular segment called “Notable Notes”, in which we profile a particularly...

US Paper Money & Scrip – Military Payment Certificates

MPCs are growing in popularity and can offer the new collector an easy and fun way to learn about numismatics US large & small size...

Newly Discovered Santa Maria, CA Serial Number 1 Red Seal Offered...

New Santa Maria Note Added to Sale​   By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to feature in our Official...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1896 $2 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ...... The Series of 1896 Silver Certificates are referred to as the “Educational Series” in the hobby due to the...

Searching for Coins & Currency Online With HiBid.com

Sponsored Post by HiBid.com ......   The great thing about collecting coins and currency is that even examples that aren’t priced very highly often have artistic...

Running Antelope and the 1899 $5 Silver Certificate

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   (Editor's note: The following article contains words and images that some collectors may find offensive. They are presented here...

Paper Money – Whatever Happened to North Korean Counterfeit U.S. $100...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   A long-running counterfeit currency saga, one that originated in North Korea during the 1970s and affected countless people in...

Paper Money News – PCGS, Jason Bradford End Currency Grading Relationship;...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   PCGS announced on Tuesday that it has ended its business relationship with K3B, Inc., a Peoria, Illinois company that operated...

PMG Certifies the ‘Holy Grail’ of Uncut Currency

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) recently certified a group of seven of the greatest uncut sheets of US banknotes in existence. The seven sheets highlight...

THE UNDERCOVER COLLECTIBLE – 50 YEARS OF SMALL-SIZED $1 FEDERAL RESERVE...

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Why be sneaky and come up with all kinds of tricks to hide an item when the same thing can be achieved in...

Paper Money Collecting – Forming a Basic Rare Currency Library

By Kevin Foley, Special Contributor to CoinWeek....   I’m pleased to be joining Coin Week as a contributor, providing views and commentary about rare currency and paper...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1869 $1 “Rainbow Note”

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note, courtesy of Heritage Auctions The Series of 1869 United States Notes, dubbed “Legal Tenders”...

Russia Commemorates 2018 World Cup with Country’s 1st Polymer Banknote

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, May 22, the Central Bank of Russia unveiled a new 100-ruble commemorative FIFA banknote celebrating the 2018  World...

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’...

World Banknote News: Brazil Launching New $200 Real Banknote

A new denomination of the real will begin to be produced in August and will feature the maned wolf   200 Real World Banknote...

Archives International Auctions: Rare 1907 Peking Issue Chinese Banknote Brings $30,000

By Archives International Auctions ....   A high-grade Deutsch-Asiatische Bank 1907 Peking-issue 5 Taels banknote rarity soared to a record US$30,000 after opening on the floor...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

The Making of History: The Silver Certificates of the Educational Series,...

By Jay H. Recher - Paper Money Guaranty Corporation ......   The first part of a two-part article discussing the three notes that make up the...

The 2000 United States Millennium Coinage & Currency Set Turns 20

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The anticipation surrounding the dawning of the new millennium had been building for many years by the time calendars...

PNG Suspends Member Jason Bradford

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) suspended the membership of Jason Bradford on July 18, 2019, for conduct prejudicial to the PNG, including violation of...

Recent Auctions Show Coin Market, Banknotes Strong Amid Global Crisis

As the world faces an unprecedented economic and public health crisis brought on by the coronavirus COVID-19, the numismatic markets have demonstrated incredible resiliency. Indeed,...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1886 $2 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   While Silver Certificates began in 1878, the Series of 1886 would be the first issuance of denominations smaller than...

Paper Money News: BEP Celebrates Moon Landing 50th Anniversary with 2019...

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing ......   In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing...

US, Chinese & World Banknotes, Coins & Scripophily Auction From Archives...

Archives International Auction’s (AIA) November “Auction 56” scheduled for Thursday, November 21, consists of 1,040 lots of in three sessions. Session 1 will include...

$20 Bill Changes Since 1976: CoinWeek Streaming News

CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...