Tibetan Banknotes, Debut Offering of China Pick 16d at Stack’s Bowers...

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Tibetan Banknotes from the Lissanevitch Collection   In the April 3, 2017 Stack's Bowers Hong Kong Paper Money...

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...

World Paper Money – Uzbekistan to Issue New 10,000 Som Banknotes

By Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan .....   On March 10, 2017 the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan will issue new banknotes...

World Paper Money – Solomon Islands Launches Third Denomination in New...

By De La Rue, plc....   A new $20 designed and printed in close collaboration with De La Rue has been launched by the Central Bank...

World Paper Money – National Bank of Poland Issues New...

By Polish National Bank .... The banknote with the image of King John III Sobieski ensures the uninterrupted circulation of cash and a reduction in...

World Paper Money – Next Generation of Banknotes: $10 Design Reveal

By Reserve Bank of Australia .....   Signature side, Australian 2017 $10 banknote featuring AB ‘Banjo’ Paterson. All images courtesy Reserve Bank of Australia The Reserve Bank...

Bhutan Releases Design of New Commemorative Banknote Honoring The Gyalsey’s 1st...

NU. 100 denomination commemorative banknotes celebrate the first birth anniversary of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey By Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan .....   The Royal Monetary...

Bank of Israel Preparing to Launch New Series NIS 20 and...

By Bank of Israel....   Since the launch of the new NIS 50 banknote in September 2014, almost 90 percent of the banknotes in circulation...

New World Banknotes from Switzerland, Solomon Islands, Guatemala

Date Announced for Issue of New Swiss 20-Franc Note By Landqart AG .....   The second note of the ninth series of Swiss Franc banknotes, printed on...

Highlighted Results from Stack’s Bowers NYINC World Paper Money Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2017 NYINC World Paper Money Sale. This sale produced pleasing results, with...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The medal detective Few things mean as much to soldiers as their medals. But if...

Stack’s Bowers World Paper Money January 2017 NYINC Auction

The World Paper Money Department of Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents their flagship 2017 January New York International (NYINC) Auction, to be held at the...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: James Halperin How did a pair of college dropouts who were business rivals come...

Central Bank of Venezuela Introduces New Banknotes & Coins

By Central Bank of Venezuela .....   "We have six new bills Bs.500 of Bs.1000, Bs.2000, Bs.5.000, Bs.10.000 and Bs.20.000; and coins Bs.10, Bs.50 and Bs.100...

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...

World Banknote News – Kyrgyzstan Issues New Series IV 2016 Banknotes

By National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic ......   The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic announces that, in accordance with the Resolution of the Board...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Plough uncovers major hoard of Roman coins A WONDERFUL collection of 120 Roman Imperial coins was...

Woman of Color, Civil Rights Pioneer Viola Desmond Chosen as Woman...

By Bank of Canada .....   Governor Stephen S. Poloz, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau and Minister of Status of Women Patty Hajdu today announced that...

Bank of Canada, Finance Minister to Reveal Woman on Latest Banknote

By Bank of Canada .....   On Thursday, 8 December 2016, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau and Minister of...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016 Current Events 1.) Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at bank note protest "We are not going to embrace bond...

World Banknote News – Barbados, Colombia Introduce New Bills

Central Bank of Barbados Marks 50 Years of Independence with Commemorative $50 Banknote By De La Rue, plc....   De La Rue is delighted to have designed...

World Currency News – India Demonetizes 500 & 1,000 Rupee Banknotes

There was more than one surprise on election night... By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   While much of the world--and certainly much of the world's press--was...

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...

Women on Money: Five Finalists Chosen for Canada’s Newest Banknote

By Bank of Canada.......   On Thursday, 8 December 2016, the Minister of Finance and the Governor of the Bank of Canada will reveal which iconic...

World Currency News – Meet Norway’s New Banknotes

By Norges Bank ...... On Tuesday, November 22, Norway's new banknotes were on public display for the first time. The first denominations will be put...

World Currency News – Seychelles to Release New Family of Banknotes,...

By Central Bank of Seychelles....   The Central Bank of Seychelles will launch a new family of banknotes and coins to commemorate 40 years of Seychelles’...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

Conveying Wealth and Culture: Ships on World Banknotes

The junk and dhow are two ancient ship models that are prominently featured on banknotes in dozens of countries Images of national pride, of rich...