PMG Announces Two Certified Paper Money Labels in New Format

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is now offering two attractive special labels that fully embrace its recently released fourth-generation holder and label design. One label...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1886 $2 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   While Silver Certificates began in 1878, the Series of 1886 would be the first issuance of denominations smaller than...

Eight PMG-Certified Paper Money Lots Each Realize Over $100,000 at Heritage...

An impressive eight lots certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) each realized over $100,000 in the Heritage Auctions US Currency Signature Auction held on...

Heritage Auction 1st Public Offering Since 1993 of Unique Speelman-White Uncut...

Present-day collectors are familiar with the fact that uncut sheets of modern currency are available for a small premium from the Bureau of Engraving...

Get Ready for the 2020 PMG Registry Awards

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is excited for the 2020 PMG Registry Awards, and we hope you are too! The PMG Registry is a free online...

Heritage Offers Aberon Collection of Virginia Obsolete Banknotes

Open for bidding now at Heritage is an auction of the Aberon Collection of Virginia Obsolete Banknotes, one of our month-long auctions intended for...

PCGS Banknote Grades Ultra-Rare $1,000 Grand Watermelon Note

The 1890 $1,000 Grand Watermelon was the first banknote to cross the million-dollar threshold at auction   The finest known example of the ultra-rare 1890 $1,000...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1918 $2 Battleship Note

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Back of Series of 1918 "Battleship Note" $2 Federal Reserve Bank Note, courtesy of Heritage Auctions While the terminology sounds...

Running Antelope and the 1899 $5 Silver Certificate

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   (Editor's note: The following article contains words and images that some collectors may find offensive. They are presented here...

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”...

Pease Collection Paper Money, Colonial Copper at Heritage Auctions

The Charles R. Pease Collection, Part IV The latest Heritage Auctions Month-Long currency auction features the fourth offering from The Charles R. Pease Collection. We...

Finest Known “Grand Watermelon” 1890 $1000 Treasury Note: Stack’s Bowers Direct

Finest Known "Grand Watermelon" 1890 $1000 Treasury Note The "Holy Grail" of American Currency Friedberg 379a (W-4580). 1890 $1000 Treasury Note. PCGS Currency About New 50.   Perhaps...

Numismatic Crime – Help NCIC Find Stolen and Missing Currency

Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Missing Currency The notes pictured below were shipped via the...

The 2000 United States Millennium Coinage & Currency Set Turns 20

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The anticipation surrounding the dawning of the new millennium had been building for many years by the time calendars...

The Stories Are Free: 10 Story Coins and Notes You Can...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Stories sell. Any collector knows that a good story adds to an item’s value. The stories themselves, however, cost nothing....

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

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   This article marks the debut of a new regular segment called “Notable Notes”, in which we profile a particularly...

Heritage Offers Jesse Lopez Classic Silver Dollar Collection, Confederate Currency

The Jesse Lopez Dollar Collection Heritage's latest month-long coin auction is The Jesse Lopez Dollar Collection, running through April 15 at coins.HA.com. As with most...

PMG Certifies Legendary ANA Bebee Collection’s Uncut Sheets

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) was honored to recently certify nearly 20 uncut sheets of banknotes from the legendary ANA Bebee Collection. The sheets were...

PMG Certifies the ‘Holy Grail’ of Uncut Currency

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) recently certified a group of seven of the greatest uncut sheets of US banknotes in existence. The seven sheets highlight...

Finest Known $100 “Watermelon” Note Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Baltimore...

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   The finest known Fr. 377 1890 $100 Treasury Note will be offered in the Stack’s Bowers...

Mackinaw Collection Now Open for Bidding at Heritage Auction

The latest month-long internet coin auction from Heritage features the Mackinaw Collection, consisting primarily of gold double eagles and half eagles with a smattering...

D. Brent Pogue Paper Money, Q. David Bowers Confederate Collection Headline...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be presenting their first United States currency auction event of the year in Baltimore, Maryland, March 18-20, 2020. Headlined by...

PMG Grades Mismatched Serial Number Error on US $20 Bill

A woman who made a purchase at the January 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show in Orlando got an unexpected bonus in her change:...

Stack’s Bowers February 2020 Collectors Choice Online Auction Today

The Stack's Bowers Galleries February 2020 Collectors Choice Sale is now online! Check out StacksBowers.com to view nearly 900 lots of U.S. coins and...

BEP Introduces America’s Founding Fathers 2020 Currency Set

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing ......   The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce the America’s Founding Fathers 2020 Currency Set....

Heritage Auctions’ January Numismatic Sales Exceed $68.8 Million

FUN and NYINC sales set world-record prices   Heritage Auctions has announced that its numismatic sales through the month of January totaled a combined $68,811,129 USD...

Daniel Morgan Autographed $1 Martha Note to be Offered in March...

Note Originally Presented to Famed Collector Albert Grinnell... By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   One of the fascinating notes we have encountered while...

Customs and Border Protection Seizes $900K Worth of Counterfeit US $1...

By United States Customs and Border Protection ......   U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the International Falls Port of Entry seized $900,000 in...

PMG Celebrates 15 Years, Nearly 5 Million Notes Graded

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2020, a year that will also see the world’s leading third-party paper money grading...

Stack’s Bowers Present Rarities From D. Brent Pogue Collection in March...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce Part VI and Part VII of the now legendary D. Brent Pogue Collection. The Pogue Collection will...