Burundi Issues New 1,000 Franc Note

By Bank of the Republic of Burundi....   The Bank of the Republic of Burundi (BRB), in a constant effort to improve the quality and maintenance...

Paper Money – The World’s 15 Highest Denominations

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez and Coinweek Staff Reports .......   Ever wonder what the highest-denomination currencies are in the world’s top-producing nations? At a time when terrorism and...

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,...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – What You Can’t Live...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Our upcoming Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. and Paper Money Auction #20 has something for everyone,...

Tibetan Banknotes, Debut Offering of China Pick 16d at Stack’s Bowers...

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Tibetan Banknotes from the Lissanevitch Collection   In the April 3, 2017 Stack's Bowers Hong Kong Paper Money...

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 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The birth and death of paper money Kublai Khan, said Marco Polo, had ‘a more...

Impressive Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation Note Among August Hong Kong...

By Matt Quinn, Assistant Director of Currency - Stack's Bowers One of many remarkable far eastern banknotes to be offered in our upcoming August Hong...

Spink: Scottish Banknote Auction, Plus the Return of Pudsey

Pudsey returns to Spink, and he's bringing some Scottish Friends In addition to the mammoth World Banknotes auction, we have also managed to put together...

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...

World’s First Issued Banknote at Spink Auction in New York

Spink will be very sad to see the end of 2016 and the festivity and celebrations of the 350th anniversary, however we have so...

Paper Money – Colombia to Issue New Family of Banknotes –...

By Central Bank of Colombia ......   In 2016, Banco de la República (Central Bank of Colombia) will release a new family of banknotes composed of...

Central Bank of São Tomé & Príncipe Celebrates 25th Anniversary with...

By De La Rue, plc .....   The Central Bank of São Tomé and Príncipe (Banco Central de São Tomé e Príncipe) has today unveiled a...

World Paper Money Auction – Archives International XXXIV July 26

Over 1,100 lots of United States, Chinese and worldwide banknotes, coins, scripophily (stocks and bonds), security printing ephemera and the American Bank Note Company’s...

World Banknotes – Georgia to Issue New 5 Lari Note

By National Bank of Georgia ......   At a press conference on Wednesday, June 7, the National Bank of Georgia announced that, from September 2017, the...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 7, 2017: War on Cash and...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 7, 2017:  The War on Cash 4: The Cash Master 1.) Is e-payment fast rendering cash extinct? As a Guardian...

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,...

Bank of Israel Preparing to Launch New Series NIS 20 and...

By Bank of Israel....   Since the launch of the new NIS 50 banknote in September 2014, almost 90 percent of the banknotes in circulation...

Mexican Banknotes: Two Mexican Women – a lady with a reputation...

By Peter Symes with permission on CoinWeek.com ........ For many years, two of the lowest denomination notes circulating in Mexico were adorned with portraits of...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions,...

World Paper Money – Georgia Issues New 5 GEL Banknote

By National Bank of Georgia ......   On September 1, throughout the whole territory of the nation of Georgia, renovated banknotes of 5 GEL were entered...

Historic Canadian Banknote Collection Could Top $1 Million at Toronto Coin...

By Geoffrey Bell Auctions and Toronto Coin Expo ......   Hidden in a safety deposit box in New Brunswick since the mid-1980s was a prized collection...

Richard Lobel of CoinCraft discusses Collecting Paper Money in Europe

Collecting Paper Money in Europe with Richard Lobel - Founder, Coincraft, London Interviewer: David Lisot Mr. Lobel discusses the different ways that people that a person...

Rare $5 Bank of Commerce Note Could Fetch $50,000 at Toronto...

By  Toronto Coin Expo Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. (GBA) will be offering a number of rare coin and banknote collectibles via floor and Internet bidding...

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...

Bank of Norway Introduces New 100, 200 Krone Banknotes

By Bank of Norway (Norges Bank) ......   The first two denominations in Norway's new banknote series were put into circulation on May 30, 2017. "This is...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Making Cents of Currency’s Ancient Rise Objects that occurred rarely in nature and whose circulation...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 7, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 7 2017 Brain Food 1.) How tough is the new £5 note? The new UK's new £5 bank note -...