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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...

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’...

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...
The Coins and Currency of Modern North Macedonia

The Coins and Currency of Modern North Macedonia

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Modern-day North Macedonia is a country of breathtaking natural beauty and ancient history that gained its independence in 1991...
Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

‘Mukden Tiger’ dollar roars past $2.1 million to pace Heritage Auctions’ biggest HKINF event   The popularity and demand for Asian numismatics has soared recently. Nowhere...
From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part III

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

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Part I | Part II Many factors converge to create the attraction 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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
Full Set of 1941 Panama Notes Offered in Stack’s Bowers June Auction

Full Set of 1941 Panama Notes Offered in Stack’s Bowers June Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will offer a full set of the 1941 Panama Arias series in their upcoming June Collectors Choice Online (CCO) Auction. Individually...

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...