CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017: The War on Cash

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017:  The War on Cash 1.) Visa Takes War on Cash to Restaurants Visa has long considered cash one...

World Currency News – Paraguay, Turkey, Madagascar Introduce New Banknotes

Madagascar to Issue New Range of Bills By Central Bank of Madagascar ......   Following Decree No. 2017-400, adopted in Government Council on May 23, 2017, the...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

Typo on New $50 Banknote Latest Kerfuffle at Reserve Bank of...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, May 9, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) acknowledged a typo on the new $50 polymer banknote....

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...

Biannual Information on Euro Banknote Counterfeiting

Decline in euro banknote counterfeits in first half of 2015 – overall number remains very low By European Central Bank....   454,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn...

Market Whimsy: Mothers of Invention

Innovative ideas - from architectural marvels to trendsetting bank notes - can occur in unlikely places By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's...

Eurozone to Issue New €20 Banknote

By European Central Bank....   New €20 banknote enters into circulation tomorrow Euro Exhibition at the ECB opens today with focus on new banknote The new €20 will...

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...

$2 Canadian Bank Note Valued at $15,000+

Eleven years after the Bank of Canada discontinued the two dollar bill with the Royal Canadian Mint’s Toonie, some of the older notes can...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 16, 2018: Abraham Lincoln, the Lazaretto,...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 16, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Lincoln and the Banks Throughout his career, Lincoln would be guided by what...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 9, 2018: Germans Love Cash, Inside...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 9, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Digital != crypto != virtual I suspect that the Telegraph’s confusion may have...

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...

Spink to Sell Rare Pakistani Banknote

Following on from our mammoth series of sales in April and an extremely successful return to Singapore this summer,­­ Spink enters the Autumn season...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

World Currency News – Release Date for New Australian $10 Banknote

By Reserve Bank of Australia .....   The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Philip Lowe, announced today in his opening statement to the House...

India Introduces 50 and 200 Rupee Banknotes in New Mahatma Gandhi...

By Reserve Bank of India ....   The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued ₹ 50 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing...

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...

Pam West on Collecting British Paper Money, The IBNS and the...

Pam West - Owner, British Notes, Great Britain Interviewer: David Lisot Great Britain has a long history of attractive and popular bank notes. Learn more about...

World Paper Money – Unrecognized Countries and Their Currency, Pt 1:...

African Banknotes -A complicated history of independent states and their efforts to remain free from colonial rule There have been a litany of unrecognized countries...

Paper Money Auction – Extremely Rare 1896 Puerto Rico 5 Pesos

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   In our January 2018 New York International Sale on January 12, at the Grand Hyatt in...

Paper Money – PMG Accepting Submissions at Chicago Paper Money Expo

Both US and world currency submissions will be accepted at the CPMX Convention, in Chicago, IL at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare, March 18...

New $10 Canadian Banknote Featuring Viola Desmond Unveiled on International Women’s...

By Bank of Canada ......   Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz yesterday unveiled the new $10 bank note featuring...

Swiss National Bank Releases New 20 Franc Note

Second ninth-series note showcases Switzerland’s creativity By Swiss National Bank ......   The Swiss National Bank (SNB) will begin issuing the new 20-franc note on 17 May...

World Banknote News – Zimbabwe Introduces Bond Notes

By Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe .....   The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is pleased to advise the nation of the introduction of bond notes with effect...

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 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...

Argentina Central Bank Puts New $200 Note into Circulation

By Central Bank of Argentina ....   The Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) put into circulation from October 26 the $ 200 pesos with the image...

Heritage Hong Kong Auction of World Coin and Currency Event Surpasses...

Heritage Hong Kong Auction - Immaculate Chinese strikes command six-figures; rare 1953 10 Yuan note tops currency offerings December 6-8 Setting a house record as the...

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...