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...

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 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 – 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Q. David Bowers – Focus on the Classic, Affordable $1 1862...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   All across the market, excitement continues to build for our forthcoming sale of the Joel R....

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...

Million Dollar Currency Collection of Joel R. Anderson Highlights – Exclusive...

 The Million Dollar Currency Collection of Joel R. Anderson is the subject of this CoinWeek Exclusive video. We sit with Stack's Bowers Galleries co-founder...

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...

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...

Bank of Thailand to Launch Commemorative Banknotes in Remembrance of His...

By Bank of Thailand ....   Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), announced that His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun had granted royal...

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...

Legal Tender Status of Older Canadian Bank Notes to Change

By Bank of Canada ......   In the 2018 budget, the Government of Canada announced that it will ask for the power to be able to...

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...

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...

Iconic & Artistic Large Size US Banknotes

Large Size US Paper Money offers historical importance unmatched by any other trade Large size American currency is fascinating in its use of imagery on...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017: Money Will Burn, the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017 Current Events 1.) BEP Damaged Currency Redemption With the wildfires raging in California, it's important to remember that...

Canada Law Enforcement Agencies Seek Missing $1,000 Banknotes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Currency crime is a serious issue for many nations around the world, including Canada, which reports that hundreds of...

Court Denies Appeal to Remove “In God We Trust” From Currency

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On May 31, the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled against a man suing to remove...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017: Fake $100s, What is...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The economics of the Bitcoin payment system Unlike other payment systems, Bitcoin is a two-sided...

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...