Poland to Release New 200-Zloty Banknote on June 23

By Polish National Bank....   In April 2014, the Polish National Bank (Narodowy Bank Polski, or NBP) put into circulation the first upgraded banknotes in denominations...

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®...

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...

Kuwait Wins IACA Best New Banknote Series 2014

By De La Rue, plc....   The Central Bank of Kuwait’s new family of banknotes, issued in June 2014, has been awarded the Best New Banknote...

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...

Maldives Announces New Polymer Banknote Family

By De La Rue, plc....   The Maldives Monetary Authority has announced that it will be launching a new family of seven banknotes on Safeguard. The...

Bank of England Invites British Public to Nominate Artist for New...

By The Bank of England....   At an event at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London today, the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark...

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...

IBNS Announces 2014 Banknote of the Year

By Dennis Lutz & Robin Hill - IBNS Banknote of the Year Co-ordinators....   The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has...

The Gambia Introduces New Commemorative Banknotes, Coins

The West African nation of The Gambia recently launched new commemorative 20-dalasi (D20.00) polymer banknotes, a new family of paper-based banknotes and commemorative coins...

Trans-Dniester Notes Issued to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of the End of...

The Trans-Dniester Republican Bank commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the Allied victory over the Axis Powers with the release of limited-edition, one- and ten-ruble...

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...

Burundi Issues New Banknote Series

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The Bank of the Republic of Burundi (BRB), having the exclusive right to issue bank notes and coins legal tender...

Spink to Offer New Discoveries in World Banknotes

The World Banknotes auction on 29-30 April showcases a wide range of notes from countries across the globe. We are offering many great rarities,...

Solomon Islands Launches Second Denomination in New Banknote Family

By De La Rue, plc ......   A new $100 designed and printed in close collaboration with De La Rue has been launched by the Central...

International Euro Anti-Counterfeiting Conference Held March 24-27

By The European Central Bank, Directorate of General Communications....   The European Central Bank, Europol and the European Commission jointly organised the 3rd International Conference on...

Argent Assets Group’s Robert Higgins discusses new online exchange for Iraqi...

CoinWeek Executive Producer talks to Argent Assets Group Managing Member, Robert Higgins, about a new online exchange dedicated to the buying and selling of...

Collector Bank Notes Highlight Heritage World Currency Offerings at CICF

Heritage is pleased to present our World Currency Signature Auction April 9 – 13, as an official auction of the Chicago International Coin Fair....

Bank of Thailand to Launch New 100-Baht Thai Banknote Feb. 26

By Bank of Thailand....   On Tuesday, February 24, Mr. Paiboon Kittisrikangwan, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, unveiled the new 100-baht Thai banknote (series...

Argentina to Issue New 50 Peso Falkland Islands Note

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Unveiled last year, the note’s release ahead of the 32nd anniversary of the Falklands War is bound to...

Bank of England to Issue £10, £20 and £50 Cleland Signature...

By The Bank of England....   As of 3 March 2015, the Bank of England will be issuing into circulation £10, £20 and £50 notes bearing...

New €20 Banknote Unveiled in Frankfurt Feb. 24

By Central Bank of Ireland ....   The new €20 banknote’s ‘portrait window’, set in the hologram, is an innovation in banknote technology. The new €20 banknote...

Next Generation Australian Banknotes: Tactile Feature for the Visually Impaired

By the Reserve Bank of Australia....   Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, announced on February 13, 2015 that the next generation of...

Spink China Sale to Feature Rare 10,000 Yuan Running Horse Note

The upcoming April 2, 2015 Spink China sale will feature the rarest type of note from the first series renminbi.   The first series renminbi was...

India to Introduce One Rupee Note Back into Circulation

By CoinWeek News Staff....   According to a February 13 press release from Alpana Killawala, Principal Chief General Manager at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI),...

Sweden Introduces New Coins and Banknotes for 2015

  By Sveriges Riksbank....   On Monday, February 16, the Riksbank presented Sweden’s new banknotes and coins. For the first time, the media was given the possibility...

Paper Money Guaranty Grades 1,000,000 Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that it has graded its one-millionth note. It is the first third-party paper money grading service to reach...

Spink Offers Specialty Bank Note Collecting for Photos & Essay Notes....

Barnaby Faull, Bank Note Director, Spink London Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ....... A growing area of bank note collecting deals with notes that were never...

Bangladesh to Withdraw Small Denomination Bills, Coins From Circulation?

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, January 18, Bangladeshi Finance Minister Abul Maal A. Muhith announced that the government planned to withdraw the...

New Set of Swedish Coins and Bank Notes in 2015

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) announced recently that a new series of Swedish coins and bank notes...