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...

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...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Coins & Currency with Passion

Assembling a set of Kentucky banknotes was a challenge and a joy for this coin dealer By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Each...

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...

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...

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...

Proof 67+ CAC 1950 Franklin Half Among Stack’s Bowers Dec. Collectors...

By Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack's Bowers December Collectors Choice sale is now online - check out StacksBowers.com to view over 450 lots of U.S....

New Set of Swedish Coins and Bank Notes in 2015

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) announced recently that a new series of Swedish coins and bank notes...

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...

Has the Treasury Department Reversed Course on the Tubman Paper Money...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   For most numismatists, the whole thing came as a surprise. The Women On 20s movement, a...

D.B. Cooper – The Getaway Money – Video

 At the 2018 Florida United Numismatists Convention, Paper Money dealer Ethan Thomaston exhibited several banknotes connected to notorious airline hijacker D.B. Cooper. D.B. Cooper, or...

U.S. Banknote Supplier Crane Currency Purchased for $800 Million

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, December 5, Crane Company, based out of Stamford, Connecticut, issued a press release announcing the purchase of the...

Champion Macau Auction: Chinese Coins Take Center Stage at Asian Coin...

The Norcal Collection The Norcal Collection of Chinese Coins consists of machine struck coins collected by an American living in China from the 1930s to...

Treasury Department Responds to Questions on Tubman $20 Currency Redesign

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Last month, CoinWeek reported on the latest developments in the forestalled currency redesign of the $20 Federal Reserve Note as...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Commemorative Banknote Produced for Charity

By De La Rue, plc .....   Official Jedi Commemorative Note Launched to mark the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi The most anticipated film of...

New Russian 200 Ruble Banknote Features Crimean Landmarks

For the second time in as many years, the Bank of Russia has released a new banknote featuring prominent symbols and landmarks from Crimea...

World Record for Tibetan Coins at Spink Hong Kong Coin Auction

Spink held a recent two-day sale April 4-5 at their Sheung Wan Galleries in Hong Kong. The sale was well-attended and contained many world-class...

NGC, NCS & PMG Named Official Grading and Conservation Services of...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have been named the Official Grading Services of the popular Facebook group "Coin Dealers Helping...

Lucky Money Collection: BEP Celebrates Chinese New Year With Year of...

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing ......   In celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased...

Paper Money – Altered Banknotes vs. Repaired Banknotes

Posted by Chad Hawk - Grader, Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   There is a significant difference between notes that have been altered and those that...

Error Is Human, Pt. 1: Certifiable U.S. Paper Money Errors

Part I of a two part series discussing the US errors that Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will recognize, grade and encapsulate. By Jay H. Recher...

Astonishing Fancy 88888888 Serial Number US FRN Denomination Set Offered by...

While we have auctioned off hundreds of thousands of lots of paper money through the years, we have never handled one quite like the...

Latest in BEP Lucky Money Collection: 2018 Year of the Dog...

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing ......   In celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased...

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

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

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

20th Edition of Friedberg’s Paper Money of United States Marks Publication’s...

By Coin & Currency Institute....   2013-2014 Version is in Full Color and Available in Multiple Formats for First Time Sixty years after its introduction, the 20th...

The Joel R. Anderson Multi-Million Dollar Collection of Paper Money, Part...

 Paper money collector Joel R. Anderson is a major figure in the American publishing industry. As director and chairman of the Anderson Companies, he oversaw...

Collecting World Currency: A Study of El Banco del Estado de...

By Connor Falk - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   The history of El Banco del Estado de Chihuahua (Bank of the State of Chihuahua) is...

Paper Money Guaranty Now Attributing Pre-Star Replacement Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) will attribute "Pre-Star Replacement Notes" for Large Size National Bank Notes, Small Size National Bank Notes and Large Size Type...