World Banknotes – Royal Bank of Scotland Issues New £5 Polymer...

By De La Rue, plc ....   On Thursday, October 27, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) issued its new £5 note, which has been produced...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016 Brain Food 1.) History: June 30,1987: Introducing the ‘loonie’ In 1986, the Canadian government announced it would be...

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Admits Error Concerning Tukutuku Panel on...

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand....   For a brief explanation of the controversy, check out CoinWeek's profile of the New Zealand 2015 Series 7 $10...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 19, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 19, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Gold Is Hot This Year. So Are Fakes “If we sit and wait around for...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The priceless legacy of P.L. Gupta We owe a great debt to coin collector P.L. Gupta,...

World Banknote News – New British 5 Pound Note Issued Today

By Bank of England .....   The Bank of England’s first polymer note – the new £5 featuring Sir Winston Churchill – enters circulation today, Tuesday...

Bhutan Releases Design of New Commemorative Banknote Honoring The Gyalsey’s 1st...

NU. 100 denomination commemorative banknotes celebrate the first birth anniversary of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey By Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan .....   The Royal Monetary...

Sri Lanka Issues 1000 Rupees Commemorative Banknote for 70th Independence Celebration

By De La Rue, plc .....   A new Rs. 1000 commemorative banknote has been issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka last week, designed and...

Bank of England to Issue £10, £20 and £50 Cleland Signature...

By The Bank of England....   As of 3 March 2015, the Bank of England will be issuing into circulation £10, £20 and £50 notes bearing...

World Paper Money – National Bank of Poland Issues New...

By Polish National Bank .... The banknote with the image of King John III Sobieski ensures the uninterrupted circulation of cash and a reduction in...

World Paper Money – Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Declines 1st Half 2016

By European Central Bank .....   331,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in the first half of 2016 Around 80% of the counterfeits...

PMG to Offer “SG50” Singapore 50th Anniversary Label

A special label will be offered by PMG to celebrate the country’s anniversary and commemorate the release of these notes Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will...

World Paper Money – PMG: Belarus to Release Seven New Banknotes

Beginning in July 2016, seven new denominations of banknotes and eight denominations of coins will be issued by Belarus. The notes will include 5,...

New Zealand Launches New $5 and $10 Notes

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand....   New Zealand Prime Minister John Key along with the Reserve Bank today launched the first two denominations in a...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

Central Bank of Philippines Issues New 100 Piso Banknote

Bank Releases 100-Piso New Generation Currency Banknote with Stronger Mauve or Violet Color By Central Bank of the Philippines .....   On Monday, February 1, the Central...

Spink to Auction Waterlow’s Blitz Banknotes In Singapore

The Banknotes, Bonds and Shares, Coins and Medals of South East Asia sale (held during the International Exhibition in Singapore) takes place on August...

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 Paper Money News – Belarusian Ruble Redenominated July 1, 2016

By National Bank of the Republic of Belarus .....   Beginning on July 1, 2016, the legal tender of the Republic of Belarus – the Belarusian...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 12, 2018: Of Shipwrecks and Surpluses…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 12, 2018 Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 1.) Breaking Bitcoin With a Quantum Computer “The second someone creates a viable...

World Currency News – India Demonetizes 500 & 1,000 Rupee Banknotes

There was more than one surprise on election night... By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   While much of the world--and certainly much of the world's press--was...

World Paper Money takes center stage in Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach...

More than 1,600 lots featured in Sept. 6-7 auction at the Long Beach Convention Center; wide array of currency from all corners of the...

World Paper Money – South Africa Treasures in Stack’s Bowers Collectors...

By Aris Maragoudakis - Director of World Currency Auctions, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   In our May Collectors Choice Sale closing live at StacksBowers.com on May...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 14, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 14, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Test How Much You Know About Bitcoin As the world’s monetary systems teetered on the...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 16, 2018: Crypto Ban Hammer, 1K...

By Coinweek News Wire for March 16, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) No plans to scrap 1p and 2p coins, Downing Street says The government is not planning...

CoinWeek Goes European: The Maastricht Paper Money Fair

David Lisot, host and producer of CoinWeek video news service, during a recent trip to Europe attended the Maastricht Paper Money Fair held in...

Women on Money: Five Finalists Chosen for Canada’s Newest Banknote

By Bank of Canada.......   On Thursday, 8 December 2016, the Minister of Finance and the Governor of the Bank of Canada will reveal which iconic...

World Paper Money – A Once in a Lifetime Occurrence, One...

As the new year draws near, Spink is able to look back at 2015 fondly and with satisfaction, however they will not be nostalgic...

Spink Paper Money – Charles I, the Placeholder for King Tutankhamun

Another September rolls around, and with it another pair of banknote shows in Maastricht and London. Spink are holding a total of seven Spink...

World Paper Money – Liberia to Issue New Bank Notes

By Central Bank of Liberia .....   The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) wishes to inform the general public that in keeping with its statutory mandate...