World Paper Money – The Riksbank Wants Selma, Jenny and Gustav!

By Sveriges Riksbank ....   There is now less than one month left until the older 20-krona, 50-krona and 1,000-krona banknotes become invalid and there are...

World Currency News – Zimbabwe Bond Notes Plan Criticized

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   Zimbabwe’s shattered economy and massive trade deficit have caused a dollar shortage which has paralyzed the nation. The...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 2, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 2, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What to do with an ink-stained bank note? Would you know what to do with...

World Paper Money – Finest Known Issued, Uncancelled Zanzibar 5 Rupees

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   In the Stack's Bowers official January New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction, we are pleased...

American Numismatic Society Publishes Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to offer The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia, by Michael E. Bonine. This hardcover, 148-page...

Gibraltar Issues New £100 Banknote with Holographic Foil

By De La Rue plc ....   HM Government of Gibraltar has issued a new £100 banknote, designed and printed by De La Rue on its...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: James Halperin How did a pair of college dropouts who were business rivals come...

New Zealand 2015 Series 7 $10 Bank Note

Description: The Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Series 7 bank notes were introduced in October 2015 with the release of the NZ$5 and $10 denominations...

Cool Currency #2 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com .......... With Frederick J. Bart, Executive Currency, 1950A $10/$1 Double Denomination note, Stephen Goldsmith, Spink USA, $5 National Bank Conway Massachusetts...

Next Generation Australian $5 Banknote Enters Circulation

By Reserve Bank of Australia .....   Australia's new $5 banknote entered circulation on September 1. Issuance is being supported by an information campaign to ensure...

World Paper Money – Swiss Love Banknotes, Rebuff Plastic

As the world continues to adopt electronic methods of payment, Switzerland embraces the regular use of paper currency By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   At a...

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 September 29, 2017: Japan Crypto, Russian Gold,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 29, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Body Armor Made of Old Chinese Coins The Tlingit believed that the coins would...

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction – Specimen United Arab Emirates Banknotes

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   With the January New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction right around the corner, we wanted to...

World Banknote News – Kyrgyzstan Issues New Series IV 2016 Banknotes

By National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic ......   The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic announces that, in accordance with the Resolution of the Board...

Uruguay Issues New 2,000 Peso Banknote

By Central Bank of Uruguay .....   On Wednesday, 27 April 2016, the Central Bank of Uruguay (Banco Central del Uruguay) entered new 2,000-peso banknotes corresponding...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Is It Illegal to Deface US Currency? While this video may be ridiculously awesome, because Bill...

World Paper Money – Arts and Commerce: Part II – Composers

By Luke Wilson - Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   Austria, Belgium, France and Poland are just a few countries that depict famous composers on their...

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...

Bank of Montreal Half Penny Highlight of Toronto Coin Expo Auction

By Geoffrey Bell Auctions and Toronto Coin Expo....   Rare Canadian Banking Tokens, spanning 175+ years, anchors Toronto coin auction by Geoffrey Bell Auctions at the...

Video Interview: Bank Note Collectors and the IBNS

Stefano Poddi, Numismatist and Italian Currency Expert Stefano talks about the international group of collectors that form the International Bank Note Society (IBNS). This society has...

Bank of Canada Announces 2015 Law Enforcement Award of Excellence for...

From left to right: Michael Duncan, Justice System Specialist, Currency Department, Bank of Canada; Detective Bill Allen, Edmonton Police Service; Chief Clive Weighill, President,...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The medal detective Few things mean as much to soldiers as their medals. But if...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history, one coin at a time Pankaj Tandon, an accidental numismatist, is breathing life...

Maldives Launches New Family of Polymer Banknotes

By De La Rue, plc....   De La Rue congratulates the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) on the occasion of the launch of the exciting new Maldives...

Maldives Issues New 5,000 Rufiyaa Commemorative Note

By De La Rue, plc....   The Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) has issued a new high-value commemorative note printed on polymer substrate. The new 5,000 Rufiyaa...

Bank of Canada to Issue $20 Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Bank...

By The Bank of Canada....   On 9 September 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will become the longest-reigning sovereign in Canadian history, exceeding the reign...

Reserve Bank of India to Issue Revised 100 Rupee Banknotes

By Reserve Bank of India....   The Reserve Bank of India will soon issue 100-rupee (₹ 100 denomination) banknotes with three additional/revised features in the 2005...

Fiji Issues Circulating Banknotes, Coins to Commemorate 2016 Olympic Gold Medal...

By Reserve Bank of Fiji ......   The Reserve Bank of Fiji announces that a commemorative circulation banknote and coin commemorating Fiji Rugby 7s gold medal...

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...