Vietnam-Era 1969 Military Payment Certificate Series 681

Vietnam-Era 1969 Military Payment Certificate Series 681

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ...... One way to honor military veterans of the United States Armed Forces is to examine and admire a particular...
Unique New Jersey $3 Banknote From Fabled S.S. Central America Sunken Treasure

Unique New Jersey $3 Banknote From Fabled S.S. Central America Sunken Treasure

Banknotes found in Purser’s safe and recovered treasure shipment boxes will be offered for the first time in December 3, 2022 auction   A unique $3...
Choice Uncirculated Proof 1861 $5,000 Interest Bearing Note Sells at GreatCollections

Choice Uncirculated Proof 1861 $5,000 Interest Bearing Note Sells at GreatCollections

On Sunday, October 30, bidding ended at GreatCollections.com on an exceptional and rare piece of classic Civil War monetary history. This Proof Aug. 19,...
Noteworthy Notes: 1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note Error

Noteworthy Notes: 1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note Error

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   Unlike coins, the large majority of banknotes do not enjoy the anonymity that comes with not having a distinctive...
Archives International Auction 80 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 80 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 80: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   Your participation in the auction is appreciated and can...
1882 $100 Gold Certificate Brings $750,000 at Heritage Long Beach Currency Auction

1882 $100 Gold Certificate Brings $750,000 at Heritage Long Beach Currency Auction

One of just two known examples of an extraordinary hand-signed, triple signature 1882 $100 gold certificate lived up to its billing – and then...
Christopher Columbus: His Decline in Numismatics and the Nation’s Collective Memory

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...
Money of Necessity: U.S. Military Payment Certificates

Money of Necessity: U.S. Military Payment Certificates

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   During World War 2, the United States Military marched straight into a monetary exchange issue: What do you use...
1882 $100 Gold Certificate Worth $700,000+ in Heritage Auction

1882 $100 Gold Certificate Worth $700,000+ in Heritage Auction

Triple-signed note, leading Oct. 5-7 event, is one of just two known examples   A magnificent hand-signed, triple signature 1882 $100 gold certificate, one of just...
Numismatic Crime - Coin and Paper Money Thefts

Numismatic Crime – Coin and Paper Money Thefts

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Burglary - Phoneix, Arizona The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a commercial...
Archives International Auction 79 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 79 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 79: Tuesday, September 6, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   Your participation in the auction is appreciated and can...
2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America Now Available From Publishers of Greysheet

2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America Now Available From Publishers of Greysheet

CDN Publishing is announcing the publication of the 2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America, the seminal reference book on the first circulating...
Noteworthy Notes: A New Discovery Receives a Freidberg Number

Noteworthy Notes: A New Discovery Receives a Freidberg Number

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   “Friedberg” is one of the most preeminent names in all of American numismatics — one that is practically synonymous...
Important US Currency in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction

Important US Currency in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction

Stacks Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an important offering of United States Currency in their Summer Global Showcase Auction. The firm’s first showcase...
Paper Money Profile: United States Series 1976 $2 Federal Reserve Note (Bicentennial $2 Bill)

Paper Money Profile: United States Series 1976 $2 Federal Reserve Note

Introduction In the mid-1970s, the United States of America prepared to mark the bicentennial of its independence from Great Britain. Celebrations were planned across the...
1882 $20 Gold Certificate - Stack's Bowers Galleries Paper Money Auction

Popular and Rare 1882 Banknotes Feature in Stack’s Bowers US Paper Money Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Superb Gem 1882 $20 Gold Certificate The Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction from Stack's Bowers...

Notable Notes: The “Lincoln Porthole” $5 Silver Certificate

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   This installment of “Notable Notes” highlights one of the more popular 20th-century “Horse Blankets”, so named because of the...
Treasury Announces Ventris Gibson as Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint

New U.S. Mint Director, 2023 Silver Dollars, and Other Coin News

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   On June 15 the entire U.S. Senate approved Ventris C. Gibson to be the 40th Director of the United States...
Chief Lynn Malerba Appointed as Treasurer of the United States

Chief Lynn Malerba Appointed as Treasurer of the United States

Chief Lynn Malerba will become the first Native American to serve as Treasurer of the United States and will lead the newly established Office...
Collectible Highlights in Sedwick's 1st US & World Paper Money Auction

Collectible Highlights in Sedwick’s 1st US & World Paper Money Auction

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   The first-ever US and World Paper Money Auction from Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC is coming up this week -...
Bidding Already at $5,500 For Extremely Rare Dual Serial Number Error $5 Note

Bidding Already at $5,500 For Extremely Rare Dual Serial Number Error $5 Note

Certified by Professional Coin Grading Service, this banknote has mismatched serial numbers and is also missing some serial number digits   Bidding has reached $5,500 for...
1934 $1,000 Philadelphia Federal Reserve Note - Stack's Bowers Galleries

US Paper Money Highlights of the Stack’s Bowers June Online Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   1934 $1,000 Philadelphia Federal Reserve Note The June U.S. Currency Collectors Choice Online (CCO) Auction...
100-Note Series 1934A $500 Banknote Pack 1st Graded by New PCGS Service

PCGS Launches Pack-Grading and New Small-Size Holders for Banknotes

PCGS begins grading full and half packs of U.S. small-size notes and unveils a new holder for smaller notes   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has...
Numismatic Americana Offered by Early American History Auctions

Numismatic Americana Offered by Early American History Auctions

Many Unique and Finest Known Historic Numismatic Rarities to be Sold at Auction Saturday, May 14, 2022   The most significant and consequential specialized Numismatic and...
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...

Watch: Paper Money Stashed Away Since the 1960s

In this episode of the CoinWeek Live Stream, Editor Charles Morgan shows off nearly 50 notes from a recently discovered hoard of paper money...
Renowned Ibrahim Salem Collection of U.S. Banknotes Comes to Heritage Auctions

Renowned Ibrahim Salem Collection of U.S. Banknotes Comes to Heritage Auctions

Notes at May 6-7 Central States event reflect collector’s focus on Type rarity and fancy serial numbers   A rare and coveted $5,000 FRN from one...
Noteworthy Notes: Classic Colonial New Jersey 6 Shilling

Noteworthy Notes: Classic Colonial New Jersey 6 Shilling

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   In the PCGS grading room, we certainly come across our fair share of the earliest types of American banknotes,...
Solid 5: Unique Silver Certificate Sells for $7,600 at GreatCollections

Solid 5: Unique Silver Certificate Sells for $7,600 at GreatCollections

On Sunday, April 17, 2021, Greatcollections.com sold a one-of-a-kind 1928A $1 Silver Certificate, notable for its solid 5s serial number for $7,593.75 (with Buyer's...
Special Palestine Texas $100 Date Back in Stack's Bowers Spring Auction

Special Palestine Texas $100 Date Back in Stack’s Bowers Spring Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Stack's Bowers Galleries Spring 2022 U.S. Currency Auction will be an impressive sale,...