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”...

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...
United States Series 1935A Hawaii Overprint Notes

United States Series 1935A Hawaii Overprint Notes

In the wake of the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States command was faced with the prospect...

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...

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...
New Zealand 2015 Series 7 $10 bank note feat. Kate Sheppard

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...
front, New Zealand 2015 "Brighter Money" Series 7 $5 Banknote

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...
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...

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...

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...

“Holy Grail” of Mormon Paper Currency-Signed by Brigham Young to be offered in Baltimore

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 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...
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...

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....

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

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

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...
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...

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...

CoinWeek IQ: Importance of Third Party Grading for Banknotes – Video: 2:28

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

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...

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...

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....
Tombstone Notes

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,...

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...

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...

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 – 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...