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

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...

$2 Bill Documentary Film to Include Some Collectors at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO:...

A new film is being produced by filmmaker John Bennardo called “The Two Dollar Bill Documentary” will soon be available for viewing. Gathering information about...
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,...

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,...

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...

Paper Money Profiles – Pogue Collection, 1861 Fr#7a $10 Demand Note, PMG 58 EPQ

Pogue Collection, 1861 Fr#7a $10 Demand Note One of the rarest and perhaps most historically significant bank notes in the D. Brent Pogue collection is...

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...

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....
2012 100 HKD commemorative note

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,...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...
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,...

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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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 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...