CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 16, 2018: Abraham Lincoln, the Lazaretto,...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 16, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Lincoln and the Banks Throughout his career, Lincoln would be guided by what...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The birth and death of paper money Kublai Khan, said Marco Polo, had ‘a more...

Spink to Auction Waterlow’s Blitz Banknotes In Singapore

The Banknotes, Bonds and Shares, Coins and Medals of South East Asia sale (held during the International Exhibition in Singapore) takes place on August...

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...

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...

Centennial Currency: Bank of China’s 2012 Commemorative Note

Before the 150th Anniversary commemorative note was released by the HSBC in 2015, the Bank of China released their own commemorative note in 2012,...

Spink and Son’s Exceptional Sales for Singapore 2015

Spink is proud to announce that we are the key sponsor and official auctioneer of the International World Stamp Exhibition to be held in...

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 Bank...

Champion Macau Auction: Chinese Coins Take Center Stage at Asian Coin...

The Norcal Collection The Norcal Collection of Chinese Coins consists of machine struck coins collected by an American living in China from the 1930s to...

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...

Paper Money – Colombia to Issue New Family of Banknotes –...

By Central Bank of Colombia ......   In 2016, Banco de la República (Central Bank of Colombia) will release a new family of banknotes composed of...

World Paper Money – The Riksbank Wants Selma, Jenny and Gustav!

By Sveriges Riksbank ....   There is now less than one month left until the older 20-krona, 50-krona and 1,000-krona banknotes become invalid and there are...

Bank of Canada Issues $20 Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Bank Note

By The Bank of Canada.......   At an official ceremony at Rideau Hall on Wednesday, September 9, the Bank of Canada unveiled and issued a special...

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...

Palestine Currency Board Notes Top Rosenblum Auction 44B

This may be the smallest auction William Rosenblum has held in more than 20 years, with just over 635 Lots, but it is probably...

World Paper Money – South Africa Treasures in Stack’s Bowers Collectors...

By Aris Maragoudakis - Director of World Currency Auctions, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   In our May Collectors Choice Sale closing live at StacksBowers.com on May...

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’...

Thailand to Issue Commemorative Banknote for Queen’s Birthday Aug. 12

By Bank of Thailand ....   Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), unveiled a 500-Baht commemorative banknote to celebrate the Auspicious Occasion...

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...

American Numismatic Society Publishes Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to offer The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia, by Michael E. Bonine. This hardcover, 148-page...

World Paper Money – Europe Prepares Introduction of New €50 Banknote

By European Central Bank.....   New Europa series €50 banknote to be unveiled on 5 July 2016 ECB and partners to ensure machines are ready...

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...

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...

Typo on New $50 Banknote Latest Kerfuffle at Reserve Bank of...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, May 9, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) acknowledged a typo on the new $50 polymer banknote....

Kazakhstan Issues 20,000 Tenge Note

By Fortress Paper .....   Fortress Paper Ltd. is pleased to announce that the National Bank of Kazakhstan will issue the 20,000 Tenge note as legal tender...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From cotton to cash: how to (actually) make a euro Reinhold Gerstetter is responsible for...

Bank of Scotland Reveals BBC Children in Need Commemorative £5 Banknote

Bank of Scotland has revealed the design of the limited edition Safeguard® £5 note to be auctioned to raise money for Bank of Scotland’s...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017: Take a Knee, Not...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Vasilopita – An Important Greek Celebration for New Year Vasilopita literally means St. Basil’s Cake,...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 29, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 29, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history through coins Another prized possession is the one with an imprint of Alexander...

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...