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

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The year 1949 saw the culmination of the long, bloody Chinese civil war that had begun in...

NGC and PMG-Certified Coins, Notes From East Asia Feature in Macau...

A vintage Chinese silver dollar is one of the highlights in the November sale   Vintage Chinese coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and vintage...

Denmark Issues New 500-Krone Banknote

By National Bank of Denmark (Dansmarks Nationalbank) ......   On November 17, 2020, the National Bank of Denmark issued new, updated 500-krone banknotes. The new banknotes...

Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction was highlighted by several historic collections that were brought to market for the first time in...

Mike Coltrane Collection of North Carolina Currency Now Open for Bidding

Following the successful over $2 million auction of Part I of The Mike Coltrane Collection, Heritage Auctions is now privileged to offer the next...

Scarce Panama 5 and 10 Balboa Notes at Stack’s Bowers Jan....

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Panama P-24a 1941 10 Balboas Our January 2021 NYINC sale is filling up with a...

Special Selections of Isaac Rudman Latin American Coins Open for Bidding

As a collector of beautiful and important objects of Latin America and the Caribbean, Isaac Rudman is as unique as the items he collects....

Unique War of 1812 $3 Note Leads Results in Heritage Auction...

A $3 bill issued during the War of 1812 led the results in Heritage Auction's November 4-5 sale of The Mike Coltrane Collection Part...

Trinidad & Tobago Launches Further Polymer Banknote Denominations

By De La Rue, plc .....   The Central Bank of Trinidad & Tobago announced that new $5, $10 and $20 denominations on De La Rue's...

Nearly Uncirculated 1928 $50 Gold Certificate Star Note in Stack’s Bowers...

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   A pleasing Fr.2404* 1920 $50 Gold Certificate Star Note graded About Uncirculated 55 EPQ will...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Jewell City, Kansas $5 Circus Poster Note in...

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   A new-to-the-market Circus Poster format $5 Brown Back from the First National Bank of Jewell...

CCG Announces Two High-Level Promotions

Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is pleased to announce the promotions of Michael Browne to Chief Operating Officer and Max Spiegel to President on November...

Saudi Arabia Issues Its First Polymer Banknote

By CCL Security .....   The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority has issued the Kingdom’s first polymer banknote. The new 5 Riyal banknote uses Guardian™ polymer substrate by...

“King of Small Size” Gem 1933 $10 Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   ​Small size currency enthusiasts will be pleased to find a high-grade example of one of...

CoinWeek Podcast #143: Innovation Past, Present and Future: PCGS and NFC...

   CoinWeek Podcast #143: Innovation Past, Present, and Future: PCGS and NFC with Brett Charville Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the...

Finest Graded “Black Back” 1880 $50 Silver Certificate at Stack’s Bowers...

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   A rare and highly desirable “Black Back” Series of 1880 $50 Silver Certificate of Deposit,...

PMG Certifies US Paper Money Rarities From Mike Coltrane Collection

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified hundreds of banknotes from the renowned Mike Coltrane Collection, which boasts some of the greatest rarities in American...

The Joint Coinage of Qatar and Dubai

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Qatar & Dubai AH1386-1966 25 Dirhams, PCGS MS64. Images courtesy PCGS The Gulf Emirate States are an amazing and rich...

Bullion Shark Launching New Auction Platform

Bullion Shark has just announced that they are launching the industry's newest auction platform for rare coins and paper money! Bullion Shark has quickly become one of the industry's...

1914 FRN $20/$10 Double Denomination Error in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Currency...

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is offering a remarkable Fr.964 1914 Federal Reserve Note $20/$10 Double Denomination...

Month-Long Metals and Tokens and Currency Auctions From Heritage

The latest Month-Long auction from Heritage Auctions features Metals and Tokens in its offering of a selection of Certified American Tokens and Medals. Open...

PCGS Grades Finest Example of Ultra-Rare 1890 Grand Watermelon Note

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   PCGS Banknote is very pleased to have recently graded the ultra-rare 1890 $1,000 Grand Watermelon Treasury Note, and at...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Realize Over $11.5 Million in October Hong...

Auction firm Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio continues to deliver world-class sales of quality numismatic material and realize impressive prices, regardless of the challenging and...

Maurice Storck Collection of Currency in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Maurice Storck was a popular, long-time coin dealer schooled early-on by the Great Depression and later by World War II. He was a decorated...

Fiji Launches Banknotes, Coins to Commemorate 50th Year of Independence

By Reserve Bank of Fiji ......   The Reserve Bank of Fiji has launched a commemorative $50 banknote and 50 cent coin to commemorate Fiji’s 50th...

Christopher Columbus: His Decline in Numismatics and the Nation’s Collective Memory

By Heinz Tschachler .....   When in the early 1990s the United States was getting ready to commemorate the quincentennial of Christopher Columbus first landing on...

Reserve Bank of Australia Announces $100 Banknote Release Date

By Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) ......   The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced that the new $100 banknote will be released into general circulation...

Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice Auction Showcases Ancient, World Coins

More than 2,500 Lots of World and Ancient Coins, Medals, and Paper Money Set to Cross the Auction Block this October   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is...

Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Two Sides of a Bill

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is a country of immense natural beauty and thousands of years of cultural history that...

Hong Kong Auction to Feature Pavilion Dollars, Rare Ta-Ching Banknote

The Mysterious 'Pavilion Dollars' of 1921 By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   As interaction increased between the western world and the...