CoinWeek News Wire for August 11, 2017: Brain Food, Littleton Theft,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 11, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Rare coins have Holdrege, Colorado link Kinkaid began researching the history of the Lesher Dollar...

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...

Bank of England Jane Austen Banknote Auction Raises Money for Charity

By Bank of England .....   Following the launch of the new £10 note in September, various Jane Austen notes with low or special serial numbers...

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...

Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Declines Slightly 2nd Half 2015

By European Central Bank....   445,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in the second half of 2015. 83% of the counterfeits were €20 and €50...

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...

New Zealand Launches New $5 and $10 Notes

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand....   New Zealand Prime Minister John Key along with the Reserve Bank today launched the first two denominations in a...

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 Paper Money – New Banknotes from Barbados, Kyrgyz Republic

Central Bank Issues 50th Anniversary Note By Central Bank of Barbados .....   To celebrate the island’s golden jubilee, the Central Bank of Barbados is issuing a...

PMG Grades Second-Known 1920 Home Bank of Canada $5

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified the second-known example of the 1920-dated Home Bank of Canada $5. The issue was previously thought to be...

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Prohibitively Rare 1894 British Honduras $1 at...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the offering of a first-issue British Honduras One Dollar note in their official auction of the 2018...

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...

CoinWeek Goes European: The Maastricht Paper Money Fair

David Lisot, host and producer of CoinWeek video news service, during a recent trip to Europe attended the Maastricht Paper Money Fair held in...

World Paper Money: The Clara Schumann German Mark

During the 1980s, the Deutsche Bundesbank issued a new series of banknotes, which included famous German artists and scientists as a way to honor...

Russia Commemorates 2018 World Cup with Country’s 1st Polymer Banknote

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, May 22, the Central Bank of Russia unveiled a new 100-ruble commemorative FIFA banknote celebrating the 2018  World...

Cool Currency #2 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com .......... With Frederick J. Bart, Executive Currency, 1950A $10/$1 Double Denomination note, Stephen Goldsmith, Spink USA, $5 National Bank Conway Massachusetts...

World Paper Money – New €50 Note Now in Circulation

By European Central Bank .....   Fourth new banknote in ‘Europa Series’ Enhanced security features to offer better protection against counterfeits Notes can be checked...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio April Hong Kong Sale to Feature Many Rarities

  Bank of China 1 Dollar, 1909 Banknote & Kwangtung. 3 Mace 6 ½ Candareens Coin   Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of...

PMG Grades Highlights From Lou Manzi Collection of United Kingdom Banknotes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified over 280 selections from the Lou Manzi Collection of United Kingdom Notes. The amazing group includes numerous rarities...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio December Hong Kong Sale to Offer Many...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be...

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...

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...

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...

Reserve Bank of India to Issue Revised 100 Rupee Banknotes

By Reserve Bank of India....   The Reserve Bank of India will soon issue 100-rupee (₹ 100 denomination) banknotes with three additional/revised features in the 2005...

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...

Announcing the Release of Mexican Paper Money 2017

World Numismatics, LLC has released the 2017 digital edition of the most complete guide to Mexican Paper Money ever published. Mexican Paper Money has become...

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...

World Paper Money News – Belarusian Ruble Redenominated July 1, 2016

By National Bank of the Republic of Belarus .....   Beginning on July 1, 2016, the legal tender of the Republic of Belarus – the Belarusian...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 31, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for March 31, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The 300-Year Quest to Make a Foolproof £1 Coin Sir Isaac Newton founded modern physics...

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...