CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017: Swiss 10 Franc, Money...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Silver dollar artist: Orem sculptor designs WWI commemorative coin The most common mistake beginners make,...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017: Take a Knee, Not...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Vasilopita – An Important Greek Celebration for New Year Vasilopita literally means St. Basil’s Cake,...

Heritage Hong Kong Auctions Total More Than $5.7 Million

Rare Chinese coinage led the way as Heritage Hong Kong Auctions June 26-28 Signature Sales in Hong Kong realized in excess of $5.7 million overall....

Welcome to the August 2017 Stack’s Bowers Paper Money Hong Kong...

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Welcome to our 2017 August Hong Kong Auction Catalog. As always, we are offering an exceptional...

PMG Certifies Rare and High Grade 1928B $2 Star Note

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) certified a rare and high grade 1928B $2 Star Note, attributed as Fr. 1503*. Graded PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ,...

Cool Currency! from the 2015 Memphis International Paper Money Show –...

CoinWeek’s David Lisot was in Long Beach, California, site of the 2015 Memphis International Paper Money Show. While there, David had a chance to talk to dealers and...

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...

$100 1863 Gold Note Sells for More Than $2 Million at...

Bob Merrill, Auctioneer, Heritage Auctions......... Another classic bank note rarity has broken the million dollar mark at public auction. The 1863 gold note series circulated during...

Cool Coins at the Houston Money Show of the Southwest 2011

CoinWeek.com host David Lisot interviews participants at the Money Show of the Southwest in Houston, Texas to find out what "cool" coins or bank...

Ukraine Introduces New 500 Hryvnia Banknote

By National Bank of Ukraine ....   On December 25, 2015, the National Bank of Ukraine (Національний банк України, NBU) held a presentation to demonstrate the...

Rago to Host Inaugural Online-Only Numismatic Auction on Bidsquare.com

By Rago Arts & Auctions ...... From June 15 through June 30, Rago Auctions is pleased to present its first ever online-only sale of U.S....

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....

Canadian Banknote Highlights from the Stacks Bowers NYINC World Currency Auction

Below are select highlights from the Stack's Bowers World Currency Auction taking place at the New York International Convention (NYINC) on January 12, 2018 CANADA....

Swiss National Bank Releases New 20 Franc Note

Second ninth-series note showcases Switzerland’s creativity By Swiss National Bank ......   The Swiss National Bank (SNB) will begin issuing the new 20-franc note on 17 May...

Harry Jones & Joe Sande – Paper Money Dealers

Harry Jones & Joe Sande Paper Money Dealers Both these veteran currency dealers have been coming to Memphis from the earliest days. They share some of...

Stack’s Bowers World Paper Money January 2017 NYINC Auction

The World Paper Money Department of Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents their flagship 2017 January New York International (NYINC) Auction, to be held at the...

Lyn Knight Previews the 39th Memphis International Paper Money Show –...

CoinWeek Executive Producer David Lisot discusses the 39th Memphis International Paper Money Show with show organizer Lyn Knight of Lyn Knight Currency Auctions. The Show...

Stacks Bowers Chicago ANA Auctions Top $40 Million with Record Prices

Stack’s Bowers Galleries proved the current strength of the coin and currency market last week by realizing an astounding $40,084,165 at the Official Auction...

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...

Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature NGC-Graded Coins, PMG-Graded Notes

A wide variety of treasure, coin rarities and paper money, both NGC-graded coins and PMG-graded notes, are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel...

World Paper Money – Solomon Islands Launches Third Denomination in New...

By De La Rue, plc....   A new $20 designed and printed in close collaboration with De La Rue has been launched by the Central Bank...

The Future of Money: Banknotes and Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Throughout the modern era (roughly since gold and silver specie ceased to be used as circulating currency), coins...

Whitman Releases New 7th Edition of Kenneth Bressett’s Guide Book of...

Whitman Publishing has released the new seventh edition of the Guide Book of United States Currency, a guide to American paper money by Kenneth...

Show & Convention News – June TOREX Auction & Coin Show...

By TOREX ......   Gorgeous weather and a very good turnout at the TOREX Coin Show and Auctions on the Canada Day weekend in Toronto. The...

PCGS Currency Set Registry Awards

Jason Bradford, Laura Kessler Video coverage by David Lisot - CoinWeek PCGS Currency Registry Set awards from the International Paper Money Show in Memphis. Opening comments...

Alan Turing on New £50 Note: Bank of England

Today, Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, announced that Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 polymer note   By Bank of England .....   Making the...

Treasury Department Responds to Questions on Tubman $20 Currency Redesign

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Last month, CoinWeek reported on the latest developments in the forestalled currency redesign of the $20 Federal Reserve Note...

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...

Stack’s Bowers Eldorado Collection of Colombian Paper Money Exceeds $1 Million...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries January 11, 2018, sale of the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Paper Money commenced the firm’s five official NYINC auction sessions...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 6, 2017

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for January 6, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Design Moments: Irish Free State coins c. 1928 By 1926 the newly-minted Irish Free State...