Bank of Scotland to Issue New £5 and £10 Polymer Banknotes

By De La Rue, plc....   Bank of Scotland has announced that it will be issuing new £5 and £10 notes on De La Rue’s Safeguard®...

World Paper Money – New Australian $10 Banknote Enters Circulation

By Reserve Bank of Australia ......   The new Australian $10 banknote entered general circulation on Wednesday, September 20, following the release of the new $5...

World Currency News – Bank of Botswana Introduces New Polymer Banknote

A new 10 Pula designed in collaboration with De La Rue on their Safeguard® polymer substrate entered circulation February 1 By De La Rue, plc...

Philippine World War II Bank Notes on Display at Memphis Paper...

Neil Shafer, Exhibitor Interviewer: David Lisot...... A special issue of Philippine paper money was created during World War II was discovered by world bank note researcher...

Alves Reis: The Man Who Would Be Rich

While there have been counterfeiting operations throughout history, few have been as coordinated and successful as the one that Alves Reis carried out in...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Rare Asian Banknotes Hong Kong Auction August 24-26

The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio August 2015 Hong Kong Currency Auction will showcase an incredible array of rare Asian banknotes. The sale will lead...

Centennial Currency: Bank of China’s 2012 Commemorative Note

Before the 150th Anniversary commemorative note was released by the HSBC in 2015, the Bank of China released their own commemorative note in 2012,...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 15, 2017: Cash or Credit, Company...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 15, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Why the world has so many Guineas As colonisers carved up the continent, many...

Memphis International Paper Money Show Convention Report 2015 – Video: 3:37.

Lyn Knight, Convention Chairman, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Memphis International Paper Money Show was the first convention devoted exclusively to collecting bank notes. For...

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 – New Australian $5 Banknotes Induce Spew of Negative...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   “Vomit-like” “Clown puke” These are just two of the appalling adjectives being thrown up at the colorful new 2016 Australian $5...

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...

World Banknotes – New Zealand to Issue New $20s, $50s and...

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ....   The new $20, $50 and $100 banknotes were revealed at Government House on April 11 by the Governor-General,...

Canadian Banknotes to Feature Woman in 2018

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared the Bank of Canada will feature a woman on the first new banknote...

World Paper Money – Stack’s Bowers Offers Holy Grail of Currency...

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Our upcoming Hong Kong Auction will feature one of the most sought after pieces in World...

Ukraine Introduces New 500 Hryvnia Banknote

By National Bank of Ukraine ....   On December 25, 2015, the National Bank of Ukraine (Національний банк України, NBU) held a presentation to demonstrate the...

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...

CoinWeek: Cool Currency! 2017 Episode 1 – 4K Video

Cool Currency! gets its first episode of 2017. We really break the bank with four segments that feature four cool U.S. and world banknotes. John...

PMG Certifies Rare People’s Republic of China 10,000 Yuan Banknote

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified a rare, high-denomination banknote from the early years of the People’s Republic of China. The 1951 10,000 Yüan...

World Paper Money – Russia to Issue New 200 and 2,000...

By Bank of Russia ......   The Bank of Russia has decided to supplement its existing series of banknotes with new 200- and 2,000-ruble denominations. The new...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Asian Paper Money Auction Aug. 15-17

The ever-growing Asian Paper Money market has become quite a competitive area in numismatics, as many throw their hats into the ring. For decades,...

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...

Switzerland Lands 2016 IBNS Banknote of the Year Award

By International Bank Note Society ......   The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has selected the Swiss National Bank to receive...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017: Swiss 10 Franc, Money...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Silver dollar artist: Orem sculptor designs WWI commemorative coin The most common mistake beginners make,...

Lyn Knight Previews the 39th Memphis International Paper Money Show –...

CoinWeek Executive Producer David Lisot discusses the 39th Memphis International Paper Money Show with show organizer Lyn Knight of Lyn Knight Currency Auctions. The Show...

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 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...