Bank of Thailand to Launch Commemorative Banknotes in Remembrance of His...

By Bank of Thailand ....   Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), announced that His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun had granted royal...

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 July 21, 2017: The Hobby Under Fire,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 21, 2017:  The War on Cash 2: This Time It's Personal 1.) 'CASH ESSENTIAL TO PERSONAL FREEDOM' - EUROPEANS...

Bank of Canada Gives Award to RCMP’s Counterfeit Enforcement Team

By Bank of Canada ......   L to R: Richard Wall, Managing Director of Currency Department; Sgt. Marco Roy and Cpl. Vincent Roy, officers, RCMP-C Division;...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal Detecting... Brain Food 1.) What Happened When Hamilton Lost the Mint When Hamilton first began...

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...

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 Paper Money – Elusive Qatar and Dubai Color Trial Specimens

A highlight of the Stack's Bowers August ANA World’s Fair of Money sale and a set that will certainly excite collectors is a Qatar...

Paper Money Grading – PMG Certifies 2,000,000 Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that it has now certified 2,000,000 notes, a first for a third-party paper money grading service and more...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 16, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 16, 2017 Brain Food 1.) What's the Difference Between the Edge and the Rim of a Coin? The edge runs...

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...

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...

Bank of Canada Issues Commemorative $10 Banknote for 150th Anniversary of...

By Bank of Canada .....   On Thursday, June 1, the Bank of Canada began circulating the $10 commemorative bank note that celebrates the 150th anniversary...

Could an Old Simpsons Joke Rename Australia’s Currency?

Australia's currency may just get the name change it logically deserves... By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   There’s that saying about how “a great deal of...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 2, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 2, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Princeton University Now Has Rare Peter Donald Byzantine Coins According to Princeton University Library, there...

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...

World Paper Money – Psychologists, Philosophers & Scientists on Banknotes

By Luke Wilson - Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   Last year, we highlighted notes featuring artists and composers. This month we are featuring four notes...

World Currency- Maldives Launches New 5 Rifiyaa Polymer Banknote

By De La Rue, plc .....   The Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) has issued the final banknote in their new family of Safeguard® banknotes. To facilitate financial...

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...

Archives International Auctions Scripophily, Banknotes & Ephemera Auction

The auction will be held Tuesday May 16th, 2017 by Archives International Auctions The May auction will feature additional selections from the American Banknote Company...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 28, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 28, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Hidden Science Of The New British Pound Coin There is however one security feature...

Switzerland Lands 2016 IBNS Banknote of the Year Award

By International Bank Note Society ......   The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has selected the Swiss National Bank to receive...

CoinWeek: Cool Currency! 2017 Episode 1 – 4K Video

Cool Currency! gets its first episode of 2017. We really break the bank with four segments that feature four cool U.S. and world banknotes. John...

Fiji Issues Circulating Banknotes, Coins to Commemorate 2016 Olympic Gold Medal...

By Reserve Bank of Fiji ......   The Reserve Bank of Fiji announces that a commemorative circulation banknote and coin commemorating Fiji Rugby 7s gold medal...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio April World & Chinese Coins & Paper Money...

Latest Hong Kong auction shows strength in market for Chinese coins... April is always an exciting time in Kowloon, Hong Kong, as hundreds of coin...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 14, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 14, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Test How Much You Know About Bitcoin As the world’s monetary systems teetered on the...

Archives International Auctions Sale 40 – Chinese, US & World Banknotes,...

By Archives International Auctions ......   Archives International Auctions (AIA) is about to hold a Public Auction of Chinese, U.S. and Worldwide Banknotes, Coins and Scripophily...

Paper Money Auction – U.S. Rarities, Shipwreck Banknotes in Sedwick Sale...

Rare U.S., world and even shipwreck recovered bank notes will appear in Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction...