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...

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

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...

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of Ancient Coins, World Coins and Paper...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2019 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) Auction. An important and diverse...

Heritage Auction Offers Solovey Collection of Japanese and Chinese Foreign Banknotes

We are pleased to offer yet another incredible installment of the Yuri Solovey Collection, consisting of both The Yuri Solovey Collection of Japan and...

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

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’...

Heritage Central States Auction Results Approach $34 Million

The Central States Numismatic Society Convention in Chicago featured four distinct Heritage auctions during the period April 24-29, covering US Coins, World Coins, US...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

World Paper Money: New 100 and 200 Euro Banknotes to Enter...

New euro banknotes from the European Central Bank (ECB) .....   The new 100 and 200 euro banknotes will be put into circulation on May 28, 2019. ...

PMG Grades Highlights From Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Notes,...

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified over 250 selections from part one of the Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Banknotes. The amazing group...

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...

Champion Macau Auction: Chinese Coins Take Center Stage at Asian Coin...

The Norcal Collection The Norcal Collection of Chinese Coins consists of machine struck coins collected by an American living in China from the 1930s to...

World Currency News – Meet Norway’s New Banknotes

By Norges Bank ...... On Tuesday, November 22, Norway's new banknotes were on public display for the first time. The first denominations will be put...

Collecting World Currency: A Study of El Banco del Estado de...

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

Bank of Thailand to Launch Commemorative Banknotes in Remembrance of His...

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

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...

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...

World Record for Tibetan Coins at Spink Hong Kong Coin Auction

Spink held a recent two-day sale April 4-5 at their Sheung Wan Galleries in Hong Kong. The sale was well-attended and contained many world-class...

PMG-Graded Banknotes From Muszynski and Dauer Collections to be Sold in...

More than 150 banknotes that were certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) from two important collections are being offered in a Spink auction in...

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...

Typo on New $50 Banknote Latest Kerfuffle at Reserve Bank of...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, May 9, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) acknowledged a typo on the new $50 polymer banknote....

PMG Grades Highlights From Lou Manzi Collection of United Kingdom Banknotes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified over 280 selections from the Lou Manzi Collection of United Kingdom Notes. The amazing group includes numerous rarities...

World Paper Money – Uzbekistan to Issue New 10,000 Som Banknotes

By Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan .....   On March 10, 2017 the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan will issue new banknotes...

Travel “Round the World in Banknotes” With Coincraft’s New Catalogue

Coincraft - one of the largest sources for coins, banknotes and many collector objects in the United Kingdom - has assembled a new catalogue...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Commemorative Banknote Produced for Charity

By De La Rue, plc .....   Official Jedi Commemorative Note Launched to mark the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi The most anticipated film of...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

World Paper Money – Swiss Prepare for Release of Smaller Banknotes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Switzerland is rolling out a new small-size 50-franc banknote on April 12, representing just the first of several smaller,...

World Coin News – Bank of Ukraine to Replace Old Banknotes...

By National Bank of Ukraine ......   The National Bank of Ukraine, in accordance with the policy of optimizing the cash circulation of Ukraine, presents new...

Heritage Hong Kong Auctions Total More Than $5.7 Million

Rare Chinese coinage led the way as Heritage Hong Kong Auctions June 26-28 Signature Sales in Hong Kong realized in excess of $5.7 million overall....

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...