Stack’s Bowers Offers Jewell City, Kansas $5 Circus Poster Note in Nov. 2020 Auction

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...

A Closer Look at the Republic of Texas 1843 25¢ Exchequer Bill

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Prior to being admitted to the union as the 28th state, Texas existed as a republic from 1836 to...

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”...

Paper Money Care Package – CONTENTS REVEAL STREAM

  A CoinWeek follower sent us an interesting care package filled with a variety of used but interesting banknotes and other numismatic items to enjoy...

CoinWeek Podcast #117: Treasury Reverses Course on Harriet Tubman $20 (with Barbara Howard)

 CoinWeek Podcast #117: Treasury Reverses Course on Harriet Tubman $20 (with Barbara Howard) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

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...

The Making of History: The Silver Certificates of the Educational Series, Part 2

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

Two Notes Top 1 Million in Part II of Joel R. Anderson Paper Money...

LOT 1012, the 1861 $50 Interest Bearing Note, Blew Away the pre-sale estimate  of $300,000-500,000 to Share Top Honors in Part II of the...
Heritage Auctions Hong Kong

Heritage Curator Picks: Asian Coins & Currency From June Hong Kong Auction

Heritage Auctions is the official auctioneer for the upcoming June 28-29 Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF). So in preparation for the auction of...

The Making of History: The Silver Certificates of the Educational Series, Part 1

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 Only 1861 $500 Interest-Bearing Note Friedberg-209a in Private Hands. Images courtesy Stack's Bowers Auctions

Q. David Bowers – Focus on Only 1861 $500 Interest-Bearing Note Friedberg-209a in Private...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Excitement and more excitement! The catalog for our forthcoming sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection...

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

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....

Q. David Bowers – Focus on Finest Known Rare $100 Date Back Iowa National...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Momentum builds for our forthcoming sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of large-size paper money...

Anderson Collection Finest Graded $10 1890 Treasury Note

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   As you read these words the special catalog for the Joel R. Anderson Collection has been...

Q. David Bowers – Focus on the Exceedingly Rare $20 Silver Certificate of Deposit

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   At the several offices of Stack's Bowers Galleries we are all busy wrapping up our five...

Q. David Bowers – Focus on a $1,000 “Trophy Note”

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   One of the pleasures in my life as a professional numismatist is having the opportunity to...

Q. David Bowers – 1861 $20 Demand Note from the Joel R. Anderson Collection

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Welcome to the first of my series of weekly comments on highlights from the Joel Anderson...

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...

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....

Santa Claus Bank Notes from the Roger H. Durand Collection

By Kathy Lawrence  Santa Claus Bank Notes - Heritage Currency ..........   Many countries have versions of St. Nicholas. The American version came to us by...

Switzerland Lands 2016 IBNS Banknote of the Year Award

By International Bank Note Society ......   The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has selected the Swiss National Bank to receive...

Paper Money Auction – Rare Oil City Bank $5 Color Proof

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   ​A very rare $5 color proof from the Oil City Bank of Oil City, Pennsylvania (Haxby...

CoinWeek IQ: Grading Currency Notes on Location at PMG – 4K Video

CoinWeek IQ is an ongoing series of exclusive videos that go in-depth into important numismatic topics and feature many of the hobby's leading experts...
Spink: A Trio of Banknote Auctions

Spink: A Trio of Banknote Auctions

Spink's eagerly anticipated Autumn World Banknotes sale is here Spink's esteemed banknote specialist, Barnaby Faull, comments that "It doesn't seem so long ago when I...
Spink Auction: Bruce Smart Collection of Middle East Banknotes

Spink Auction: Bruce Smart Collection of Middle East Banknotes

It gives Spink great pleasure to announce that one of the finest collections of Middle East and North African Banknotes will be available on...

Banknote Profiles – The King of Silvers

By Jim Michaelsen - Paper Money Guaranty.........   The low printing and survival rate of the 1933 $10 Silver Certificate makes it one of the most...
Moliere - MA-Shops

Rare French 1959 Molière 50,000 Franc Banknote on MA-Shops.com

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   50,000 Francs MOLIÈRE 1959 FRANCE New Unc Description: From François Villon to Jean Genet, French culture has long embraced its rebels...

CoinWeek Podcast #20: Herb Hicks and the Illegality of Collecting Gold Certificates – Audio:...

CoinWeek Podcast #20: Herb Hicks and the Illegality of Collecting Gold Certificates Did the letter writing campaign of an astute numismatist sway the United States Treasury...
1928A-B Fancy Serial #9’s X, Y, Z-B Blocks

Banknote Profiles – Small Size Silver Certificates And Experimental Notes

By Jim Michaelsen - Paper Money Guaranty.........   Silver certificates and experimental notes leave us with a reminder of some troubled times the US went through,...

Paper Money – $5 Treasury Notes of 1890-1891 with General George H. Thomas

General George H. Thomas on $5 Treasury Notes By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist at Stack's Bowers Galleries ........   Several prominent Union Civil War generals are featured...