World Banknote Oddities

By Peter Symes .....   Manufacturing banknotes is a demanding job. Just look at the error notes for sale throughout the world, and it is obvious...

Heritage Curator Picks: Asian Coins & Currency From June Hong Kong...

Heritage Auctions is the official auctioneer for the upcoming June 28-29 Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF). So in preparation for the auction of...

Nam Chong Cho Deals Korean Bank Notes at PCDA. VIDEO: 1:38

Nam Chong Cho, Owner Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... A specialist in Korean paper money and bank notes of Asia talks about the currency market, membership in...

Robert J. Bauman Collection of Argentinian Paper Money, Pt. 1 at...

By Aris Maragoudakis - Director of World Currency Auctions, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   At our upcoming World Paper Money Auction at the ANA World’s Fair...

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 in...

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;...

World Paper Money takes center stage in Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach...

More than 1,600 lots featured in Sept. 6-7 auction at the Long Beach Convention Center; wide array of currency from all corners of the...

World Paper Money – Commemorative Vietnam Banknote Funded by Foreign Nations

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The State Bank of Vietnam will honor its 65th anniversary with a commemorative banknote to be issued this year....

Cool Currency 2016 Episode 3 – 4K Video

What do you know about money? Our third episode of Cool Currency for the year was filmed at the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair...

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,...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic...

World Paper Money Auction – Vietnamese Banknotes to Sell at Spink

On August 17-18, Spink's Hong Kong-based office will hold a fantastic sale spanning the length and breadth of numismatic material from all over Asia....

CoinWeek: Cool Currency! 2018 Episode 1 – 4K Video

Cool Currency! gets its first episode of 2018!   In order to bring you these four fascinating currency segments, we travel back in time and span the...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 29, 2017: Japan Crypto, Russian Gold,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 29, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Body Armor Made of Old Chinese Coins The Tlingit believed that the coins would...

Spink: A Trio of Banknote Auctions

Spink's eagerly anticipated Autumn World Banknotes sale is here Spink's esteemed banknote specialist, Barnaby Faull, comments that "It doesn't seem so long ago when I...

World Coins – China Replaces 1 Yuan Note, Other Small Bills...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Chinese one-yuan note is about to fold as the new one-yuan coin replaces the paper currency. Many hail...

World Paper Money Auctions – Rare French Specimen Proofs

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be offering two very significant French Specimen Proofs in our World Paper...

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®...

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...

World Paper Money: European Central Bank Unveils New €50 Banknote

By European Central Bank .....   New €50 banknote will start circulating on 4 April 2017 €50 is the most widely used euro banknote New...

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...

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...

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 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...

Uruguay Issues 100 and 1,000 Peso Banknotes with New Security Features

By Central Bank of Uruguay ......   As of January 24, the Central Bank of Uruguay has released new $100 (Series G) and $1,000 (Series E)...

Paper Money – Tactile Features Coming to United States Currency

Tactile features and more contrast will be added to the Federal Reserve Note in an effort to aid the blind and visually impaired in...

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...

Stack’s Bowers ANA World Paper Money Auction Yields Strong Results

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2016 ANA World Paper Money Sale. This sale produced pleasing results, with...

Grading Paper Money – Dauers Reholder Bermuda Collection in New PMG...

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) was chosen by Drs. Joanne and Edward Dauer to reholder their prestigious Bermuda collection in PMG’s new crystal-clear holder. To display...

Canada Law Enforcement Agencies Seek Missing $1,000 Banknotes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Currency crime is a serious issue for many nations around the world, including Canada, which reports that hundreds of...