PMG Certifies World’s Greatest Collection of National Bank Notes

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has announced that it recently certified the extraordinary collection of National Bank Notes assembled by Andrew Shiva, one of the...

Paper Money – Whatever Happened to North Korean Counterfeit U.S. $100 Bills?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   A long-running counterfeit currency saga, one that originated in North Korea during the 1970s and affected countless people in...
$20 bill - Oh, how you've changed! CoinWeek Streaming News and NGC

$20 Bill Changes Since 1976: CoinWeek Streaming News

CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...
Important U.S. Coins, Currency and Americana in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

Important U.S. Coins, Currency and Americana in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce their official auction for the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo, the first such event since the...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1896 $2 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   The Series of 1896 Silver Certificates are referred to as the “Educational Series” in the hobby due to the...

Newly Discovered Santa Maria, CA Serial Number 1 Red Seal Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

New Santa Maria Note Added to Sale​   By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to feature in our Official...
1902 $10 Red Seal – Palo Alto, California, First National Bank Charter #7069, PCGS VF20. Image courtesy PCGS.

Noteworthy Notes: New 1902 $10 Palo Alto Banknote Discovered

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   There’s an old saying that still readily applies in the real estate market: “Three things matter when determining the...

Paper Money Collecting – Forming a Basic Rare Currency Library

By Kevin Foley, Special Contributor to CoinWeek....   I’m pleased to be joining Coin Week as a contributor, providing views and commentary about rare currency and paper...
PMG Announces Seven Million Notes Certified

PMG Announces Seven Million Notes Certified

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) is excited to announce a major milestone: seven million banknotes certified. With this achievement, PMG maintains the title of being...
Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold in Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2020 Auction

Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold in Stack’s Bowers...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction was highlighted by several historic collections that were brought to market for the first time in...
Collect Historic Paper Money Designs in New Release From JM Bullion

Collect Historic Paper Money Designs in New Release From JM Bullion

There was a time and place in American history when American paper notes were small works of art carried around by average people in...
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...
Tubman, Jackson, and Boggs: How Art Predicted the Future of US Paper Money

Tubman, Jackson, and Boggs: How Art Predicted the Future of US Paper Money

By Robert Cavalier and Wayne Homren .....   J.S.G. Boggs The proposed Harriet Tubman $20 bill would not be the first time the famed abolitionist and women’s...

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...
Rare “Open Back” 1891 $100 Treasury Note in Stack's Bowers Galleries March 2021 Auction

Rare Treasury Notes From Karelian Collection at Stack’s Bowers March Auction

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Extremely Rare Rosecrans Nebeker 1891 $50 Treasury Note The Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 United States...

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...
Solid Serial Number 9 $10 BEP Premium Set Featured in Stack’s Bowers August ANA Auction

Solid Serial Number 9 $10 BEP Premium Set Featured in Stack’s Bowers August ANA...

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Lot 20391 of the official United States Currency auction for the ANA World's Fair...
United States 1861 $10 Demand Note. Image courtesy PMG

Fake Money, Greenbacks & Counterfeit Soldiers on the Eve of the American Civil War

We reflect upon the deeper significance of currency ( greenbacks ) in our society while looking at some of the challenges faced by Abraham...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auctions 9 of Top 10 United States Banknotes in 2020

Stack’s Bowers Galleries auctioned nine of the top 10 highest-priced examples of US paper money to cross the block in 2020, extending a trend...
Heritage Showcase Auctions Feature Dutton Collection of US Coins, Colonial Valley Collection of Colonial Notes

Heritage Showcase Auctions Feature Dutton Collection of US Coins, Colonial Valley Collection of Colonial...

The Bruce M. Dutton Collection Showcase Auction Preliminary bidding has already begun in the latest Showcase auction from Heritage featuring selections from the collection of...

CC Double Eagle and $10K Note Lead $15 Million Long Beach Coins and Currency...

A historic 1870-CC $20 XF40 PCGS soared to $360,000 to lead the coins event to $8,393,786 in total sales at Heritage Auctions Oct. 7-10, while a Fr. 2231-G $10,000...
PCGS Banknote Grades Rare Series of 1880 “Black Back” $100 Silver Certificate

PCGS Banknote Grades Rare Series of 1880 “Black Back” $100 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Series 1880 “Black Back” $100 Silver Certificate, PCGS Choice Very Fine 35 PCGS recently graded an exemplary specimen of the...
The Grand Watermelon Note Returns on a Replica Silver Bar

The Grand Watermelon Note Returns on a Replica Silver Bar

In the pantheon of American paper currency, the Treasury Note Series of 1890-1891 is not particularly memorable for its breathtaking designs and impressive artistry....

Astonishing Fancy 88888888 Serial Number US FRN Denomination Set Offered by Stack’s Bowers

While we have auctioned off hundreds of thousands of lots of paper money through the years, we have never handled one quite like the...

PMG Certifies Famous “Del Monte” $20 Error Note Offered by Heritage

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified the famous “Del Monte” error note – a 1996 $20 Federal Reserve Note printed over a Del Monte...

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

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 Offers a Western Gentleman's Collection of Obsolete Banknotes

Heritage Offers a Western Gentleman’s Collection of Obsolete Banknotes

Heritage Currency is presenting A Western Gentleman's Collection of Obsolete Banknotes, open for bidding now and culminating with a live bidding session at 7...

US, Chinese & World Banknotes, Coins & Scripophily Auction From Archives International Ends Nov....

Archives International Auction’s (AIA) November “Auction 56” scheduled for Thursday, November 21, consists of 1,040 lots of in three sessions. Session 1 will include...
Exceptional Macon Georgia Red Seal Serial Number 1 Sheet in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction

Exceptional Macon Georgia Red Seal Serial Number 1 Sheet in Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction

By Manning Garrett - Paper Money Consultant, Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack's Bowers Galleries official United States Currency auction for the ANA World's Fair of...

PMG Releases Complete World Paper Money Price Guide

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has announced that it has released the first online price guide for world notes. The World Paper Money Price Guide...