World Banknote News – Zimbabwe Introduces Bond Notes

By Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe .....   The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is pleased to advise the nation of the introduction of bond notes with effect...

Cape Verde Issues New $500 and $5,000 Bank Notes

By Bank of Cape Verde....   At a time when the country celebrates 40 years of national independence, the Bank of Cape Verde is preparing to...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – April 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Hello, and welcome back to CoinWeek's weekly roundup of the strange and off-center in coin and currency news. Today's roundup happens 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...

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...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Brokers Private Sale of Zanzibar Bank Notes with...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, in conjunction with Spink London and Trusted Traditions, is pleased to announce that it has brokered a record setting private treaty...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 9, 2018: Crypto Commem, A Fool...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for March 9, 2018 Current Events 1.) How to Enter the Illinois Bicentennial Coin Design Contest Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs...

UK Switching to Polymer for Upcoming Bank Notes

Next £20 note to be printed on polymer By The Bank of England....   On September 2, the Bank of England announced that the next £20 banknote...

Iraqi 10,000 Dinar Note Mosque Destroyed by ISIS

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   On June 21, 2017, retreating ISIS fighters detonated a series of explosive charges that destroyed the Great Mosque of al-Nuri...

South Africa Celebrates Nelson Mandela Centenary with Commemorative Banknotes, Coin

By South African Reserve Bank ......   The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will this year launch a set of commemorative South African banknotes in honour...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 2, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 2, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Princeton University Now Has Rare Peter Donald Byzantine Coins According to Princeton University Library, there...

Rare Gold Ducats, Argentine Banknotes Highlight Stack’s Bowers’ NYINC Coin &...

By Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   For collectors of World and Ancient coins and medals, the start of 2019 will be exciting as the 47th Annual...

Paper Money – Tactile Features Coming to United States Currency

Tactile features and more contrast will be added to the Federal Reserve Note in an effort to aid the blind and visually impaired in...

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...

Eurozone to Issue New €20 Banknote

By European Central Bank....   New €20 banknote enters into circulation tomorrow Euro Exhibition at the ECB opens today with focus on new banknote The new €20 will...

World Paper Money – New Scottish £5 Banknote to Feature Female...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will feature a portrait of author Nan Shepherd on a new...

Spink Offers Specialty Bank Note Collecting for Photos & Essay Notes....

Barnaby Faull, Bank Note Director, Spink London Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ....... A growing area of bank note collecting deals with notes that were never...

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...

Portuguese India Banco Nacional Ultramarino Specimen Notes

By Kathy Lawrence A complete denomination set of specimens, comprising the 3rd issue from the Portuguese India Banco Nacional Ultramarino, dated 1924, will be offered...

Heritage Curator Picks: Asian Coins & Currency From June Hong Kong...

Heritage Auctions is the official auctioneer for the upcoming June 28-29 Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF). So in preparation for the auction of...

World Paper Money – Next Generation of Banknotes: $10 Design Reveal

By Reserve Bank of Australia .....   Signature side, Australian 2017 $10 banknote featuring AB ‘Banjo’ Paterson. All images courtesy Reserve Bank of Australia The Reserve Bank...

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...

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...

World Paper Money – New Zealand’s New $5 Bill Wins International...

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ....   New Zealand’s new "Brighter Money" $5 note has been named Banknote of the Year in a prestigious international...

Nicaragua to Issue New Banknotes Oct. 26

By Central Bank of Nicaragua....   The Central Bank of Nicaragua (Banco Central de Nicaragua) has announced that as of October 26, 2015, new banknotes will...

Paper Money – Australia Sets Issuance Date for New $5 Banknote

By Reserve Bank of Australia ....   On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of decimal currency, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is pleased to...

Maldives Announces New Polymer Banknote Family

By De La Rue, plc....   The Maldives Monetary Authority has announced that it will be launching a new family of seven banknotes on Safeguard. The...

Canadian Banknote Highlights from the Stacks Bowers NYINC World Currency Auction

Below are select highlights from the Stack's Bowers World Currency Auction taking place at the New York International Convention (NYINC) on January 12, 2018 CANADA....

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...