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...

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...

World Paper Money News – Exchange Money for a Garbo and...

By Sveriges Riksbank ....   It will soon become possible to make payments with the new 100- and 500-krona banknotes, together with the new 1-, 2-...

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...

PMG-Graded Banknotes From Muszynski and Dauer Collections to be Sold in...

More than 150 banknotes that were certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) from two important collections are being offered in a Spink auction in...

Swedish Banknote and Coin Campaign Now Underway

By Sveriges Riksbank....   It is now slightly less than two months until the Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) launches the largest banknote and coin...

Middle Eastern Paper Money Perspective with Wakim Wakim

Wakim Wakim - Paper Money Trader, United Arab Emirate Interviewer: David Lisot Mr. Wakim is a Lebanese who lives in the United Arab Emirates and comes...

World Paper Money – Hidden Messages in Propaganda Notes of Japanese-Occupied...

Chinese banknotes insulted the Japanese enemy and instilled hope in an occupied people By Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   While many American historians cite the start...

World Paper Money – Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Decreased Further 1st Half...

By European Central Bank ......   251,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in the first half of 2019 Over 80% of those counterfeits...

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...

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,...

New Standard Catalog of World Paper Money – Modern Issues Available

A new edition of the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money - Modern Issues is now available from Krause Publications. A network of more than 80 international...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From cotton to cash: how to (actually) make a euro Reinhold Gerstetter is responsible for...

Papua New Guinea Issues New Commemorative Coins, Banknotes

By Bank of Papua New Guinea....   Loi M. Bakani, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, gives notice of the forthcoming issue into circulation...

World Paper Money – Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Remains Low 2nd Half...

By European Central Bank ......   363,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in the second half of 2017 Around 85% of the counterfeits...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake At a metal-detecting rally in...

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...

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...

Spink World Banknote Auction Sale Results October 2, 2014. VIDEO: 3:44

Barnaby Faull, Bank Note Director, Spink London Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com........ In October Spink London presented a selection of more than 2000 lots of world paper...

World Paper Money – Clydesdale Bank’s £5 Polymer Banknote to Enter...

By De La Rue plc....   The Clydesdale Bank has announced today that its new £5 polymer banknote, printed by De La Rue, will be put...

Legal Tender Status of Older Canadian Bank Notes to Change

By Bank of Canada ......   In the 2018 budget, the Government of Canada announced that it will ask for the power to be able to...

Stack’s Bowers October Collectors Choice Online Auction of World and Ancient...

Collectors Choice Auction By Stack's Bowers Galleries ...... The October 2019 Collectors Choice Auction is now online! Check out StacksBowers.com to view over 1,800 lots...

Paper Money News – PMG Certifies Unlisted 1975 People’s Republic of...

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG ®) recently authenticated and graded a stunning, unlisted 1975 People’s Republic of China (PRC) 2 Yuan proof note. It is...

Spink Helps People Delve Deep for Charity Banknote Auction

On Monday, October 3, many witnessed a wonderful sight in Spink's London auction room; an entirely non-profit auction of the brand-new Bank of England...

New Zealand’s Brighter Money $20, $50 and $100 Notes Now in...

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ....   New Zealand’s new $20, $50 and $100 banknotes have entered public circulation, the Reserve Bank announced on Monday,...

PMG-Graded Notes Lead the Way in Spink Auction in London

Two PMG-certified banknotes from India and another from Zanzibar led the results of a Spink auction of world banknotes held April 17-18 in London....

World Paper Money – The Charminar: Proof of Architectural Beauty

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Our August Official Auction of the ANA World's Fair of Money features an exceptional and rare...

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...

Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature NGC-Graded Coins, PMG-Graded Notes

A wide variety of treasure, coin rarities and paper money, both NGC-graded coins and PMG-graded notes, are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel...