Verify PMG Certification Now Features Images of 3 Million Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that its online Verify PMG Certification tool, which enables free, quick and easy searches of its certification database,...

U.S. Currency – Nevada Issued Paper Money

By Allen Rowe  - Northern Nevada Coin ...... In 1863 the National Banking Act birthed forward a new type of currency in the United States. These...

Collecting Banknotes

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek ....   The tree of numismatics has many branches. One of the most interesting is the field of paper money. Just...

20th Edition of Friedberg’s Paper Money of United States Marks Publication’s 60th Anniversary

By Coin & Currency Institute....   2013-2014 Version is in Full Color and Available in Multiple Formats for First Time Sixty years after its introduction, the 20th...

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...

U.S. Banknote Supplier Crane Currency Purchased for $800 Million

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, December 5, Crane Company, based out of Stamford, Connecticut, issued a press release announcing the purchase of the...

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

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...
Late Finished Back Plate 1934 Cleveland District $5 Offered in November Stack's Bowers Auction

Late Finished Back Plate 1934 Cleveland District $5 Offered in November Stack’s Bowers Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Stack's Bowers Galleries November 2021 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles...
Bureau of Engraving and Printing presents the 2019 $2 Federal Reserve Note Rocketship for kids

Paper Money News: BEP Celebrates Moon Landing 50th Anniversary with 2019 $2 Rocketship

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing ......   In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing...

Special Wartime Coins, Currency Helped Win WWII 70 Years Ago

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   While the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II has come and gone, I’m reminded of the emergency...

Central States Auctions Surpass $47 Million at Heritage

Fresh-to-market coins and historical rarities pushed Heritage Auctions' Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) event to $47,783,690 (USD) across several sales of U.S. coins and...

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...

Rhode Island Man Charged With Manufacturing Counterfeit Money

By United States Attorney's Office, District of Rhode Island ......   A Pawtucket, Rhode Island man, previously convicted and incarcerated for producing counterfeit casino coins, was...

“Harriet Tubman” $20 Note Postponed Until 2028

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Confirmation one way or the other of the Trump Administration's plans for the Harriet Tubman $20 Federal Reserve Note...

PCGS Banknote Accepting Paper Money Submissions January 2020

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will again be authenticating, grading, and certifying United States and world paper money domestically with the launch of a new service, PCGS Banknote...

Court Denies Appeal to Remove “In God We Trust” From Currency

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On May 31, the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled against a man suing to...

Over $11 Million in Counterfeit U.S. $100 Bills Seized in Taiwan

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In many places around the world, United States Federal Reserve Notes are accepted as an official currency and legal...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Coins & Currency with Passion

Assembling a set of Kentucky banknotes was a challenge and a joy for this coin dealer By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Each...

In God We Trust: New Whitman Book Explores the Civil War, Its Effects on...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion, by numismatic researcher William Bierly. The...

Treasury Department Responds to Questions on Tubman $20 Currency Redesign

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Last month, CoinWeek reported on the latest developments in the forestalled currency redesign of the $20 Federal Reserve Note...

From the Herb Hicks Files – The Illegal Ban on Gold Certificates

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek and re-posted  ....   In 1963, Coin World columnist and former ANA librarian Ted Hammer wrote about a...

Bureau of Engraving and Printing, United States Mint Together at ANA 2019 World’s Fair...

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and the United States Mint will share booth #1825 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair...

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...
Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Link to Part I As we continue our exploration of miscellaneous paper issues from the United States,...

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...

United States Mint Announces New Products for Young Collectors

The United States Mint is pleased to announce a new family of youth products in 2019 – the Mint’s first new youth products in...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA U.S. Currency Auction Realizes $5.3 Million

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money realized an impressive $5,320,620 USD in total sales...

1890 $1,000 “Grand Watermelon” Note Brings Over $2 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Joel. R. Anderson Collection Part III Auction Realizes Over $8.6 Million  - 1890 $1,000 “Grand Watermelon” Note Brings Over $2 Million Stack’s Bowers...

US Coins & Currency: The History of Nudity on U.S. Money

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Nude: devoid of a natural or conventional covering, especially a person’s flesh. Whether you say nude, naked, unclothed, in the buff...
Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part I

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part I

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   For numismatists and collectors alike, there’s nothing quite like exploring an area of numismatics that one...