Changes to Legal Tender Status for Some Older Canadian Banknotes Take Effect in 2021

Changes to Legal Tender Status for Some Older Canadian Banknotes Take Effect in 2021

By Bank of Canada ......   In accordance with amendments to the Bank of Canada Act and the Currency Act approved by Parliament in 2018, the...

The Joint Coinage of Qatar and Dubai

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Qatar & Dubai AH1386-1966 25 Dirhams, PCGS MS64. Images courtesy PCGS The Gulf Emirate States are an amazing and rich...

PCGS Announces NFC Technology Included in All Coin, Currency Holders

Professional Coin Grading Service leads numismatic hobby with a massive leap forward in anti-counterfeiting technology   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced that it will...

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The year 1949 saw the culmination of the long, bloody Chinese civil war that had begun in...

The Paper Money Coin of 1574 – The First Paper Currency of Europe

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Netherlands Leiden 1574 Siege ¼ Gulden, PCGS XF40 Paper money requires a sacrifice, as they are not of any intrinsic...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 21, 2017: The Hobby Under Fire, Endangered Cash, &...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 21, 2017:  The War on Cash 2: This Time It's Personal 1.) 'CASH ESSENTIAL TO PERSONAL FREEDOM' - EUROPEANS...

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...

World Banknote News: Brazil Launching New $200 Real Banknote

A new denomination of the real will begin to be produced in August and will feature the maned wolf   200 Real World Banknote...
Stack's Bowers January 15 World Paper Money Auction: Lots You Need to Know

Stack’s Bowers January 15 World Paper Money Auction: Lots You Need to Know

By CoinWeek .....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is hosting two world paper money auctions on January 15 and 18 that include a number of remarkable pieces...

Russia Commemorates 2018 World Cup with Country’s 1st Polymer Banknote

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, May 22, the Central Bank of Russia unveiled a new 100-ruble commemorative FIFA banknote celebrating the 2018  World...

World Currency News – Seychelles to Release New Family of Banknotes, Coins

By Central Bank of Seychelles....   The Central Bank of Seychelles will launch a new family of banknotes and coins to commemorate 40 years of Seychelles’...

Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Two Sides of a Bill

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is a country of immense natural beauty and thousands of years of cultural history that...

PMG Currency Grading: German Vampire Notes

If you turn three German notes to the left at a 90-degree angle, there is an image that looks like a vampire   During the early...
From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part II - Dr. Richard S. Appel

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part II

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Link to Part I After the Qing dynasty was overthrown in the 1911-12...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See You Now, Ditch...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

Saudi Arabia Issues Its First Polymer Banknote

By CCL Security .....   The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority has issued the Kingdom’s first polymer banknote. The new 5 Riyal banknote uses Guardian™ polymer substrate by...
New Swedish coins and banknotes

New Set of Swedish Coins and Bank Notes in 2015

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) announced recently that a new series of Swedish coins and bank notes...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes - By Paper Money Guaranty Staff ........ One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and...

Mexican Banknotes: Two Mexican Women – a lady with a reputation and a beauty...

By Peter Symes with permission on CoinWeek.com ........ For many years, two of the lowest denomination notes circulating in Mexico were adorned with portraits of...

Heritage Hong Kong Auctions Top $6.5 Million

Heritage's final numismatic signature auctions of 2020, held December 17-19 in Hong Kong, realized more than $6.5 million with Post-Auction sales continuing. These auctions...
Qatar Announces New Series of Banknotes to Enter Circulation

Qatar Announces New Series of Banknotes to Enter Circulation

Qatar Central Bank revealed the launch and images of the new fifth series of banknotes on December 13, 2020   By De La Rue, plc .....   The...

Archives International Auctions: Rare 1907 Peking Issue Chinese Banknote Brings $30,000

By Archives International Auctions ....   A high-grade Deutsch-Asiatische Bank 1907 Peking-issue 5 Taels banknote rarity soared to a record US$30,000 after opening on the floor...

New Russian 200 Ruble Banknote Features Crimean Landmarks

For the second time in as many years, the Bank of Russia has released a new banknote featuring prominent symbols and landmarks from Crimea...

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...

Bank of Thailand to Launch Commemorative Banknotes in Remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumibol...

By Bank of Thailand ....   Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), announced that His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun had granted royal...

NGC Coins and PMG Notes Impress in Stack’s Bowers May Sale

A coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and a note certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) achieved the top results in the Stack’s...

Collecting World Currency: A Study of El Banco del Estado de Chihuahua Bromide Proofs

By Connor Falk - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   The history of El Banco del Estado de Chihuahua (Bank of the State of Chihuahua) is...

Spanish Colonial, Colombian Coins Star in Sedwick’s May 27-29 Treasure Auction

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   A wealth of shipwreck gold and silver treasure plus a selection of Colombian numismatic rarities will star on May...
Reserve Bank of Australia New $100 Banknote Design

Reserve Bank of Australia Announces $100 Banknote Release Date

By Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) ......   The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced that the new $100 banknote will be released into general circulation...
back, Thailand 2016 500 Baht Commemorative Banknote. Image courtesy Bank of Thailand

Thailand to Issue Commemorative Banknote for Queen’s Birthday Aug. 12

By Bank of Thailand ....   Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), unveiled a 500-Baht commemorative banknote to celebrate the Auspicious Occasion...