Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes - By Paper Money Guaranty Staff ........ One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and...

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...

New Zealand 2015 $5 Bank Note

Description: The Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Series 7 bank notes were introduced in October 2015 with the release of the NZ$5 and $10 denominations...

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....

New Zealand 2015 Series 7 $10 Bank Note

Description: The Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Series 7 bank notes were introduced in October 2015 with the release of the NZ$5 and $10 denominations...

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...

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...

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,...

CoinWeek IQ: Importance of Third Party Grading for Banknotes – Video:...

How does Third Party Grading benefit collectors and dealers of paper money? David Lisot asked currency expert and PMG grader Richard Stelzer this question...

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

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...

Better Know Your Notes: Robert Morris and the “Black Back” $10...

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist - Stacks Bowers....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo features a stunning Fr....

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

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...

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

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...

“Holy Grail” of Mormon Paper Currency-Signed by Brigham Young to be...

By Bruce Roland Hagen, Senior Research Numismatist,  Stacks Bowers The highest Mormon Church officials gathered in January 1849 to finalize and circulate the most historic...

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

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Q. David Bowers – Focus on Only 1861 $500 Interest-Bearing Note...

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...

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

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...

Paper Money Profile: $10 Silver Certificate Tombstone Notes of 1886-1908

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries .......   Many types of United States currency are known by popular nicknames such as Chiefs, Bisons,...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-Grading Grading And….News from the Dallas ANA National...

Late October 2012   Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, Grading is everything in rare coins.  One of the old sayings in our business is that a coin’s grade...

Spink to Offer New Discoveries in World Banknotes

The World Banknotes auction on 29-30 April showcases a wide range of notes from countries across the globe. We are offering many great rarities,...

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...

Stack’s Bowers Auction Preview: Fr. 374 1890 $20 Treasury Note

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the highlights of our upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin...

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

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...

Centennial Currency: Bank of China’s 2012 Commemorative Note

Before the 150th Anniversary commemorative note was released by the HSBC in 2015, the Bank of China released their own commemorative note in 2012,...