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...

PMG Certifies India “Discovery Note” at Hong Kong Event

The 1925 banknote was not previously known to specialists Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified a previously unknown British India banknote at its recent on-site...

Oman Issues New 1 Rial Commemorative Banknote

By Central Bank of Oman....   On the occasion of the 45th National Day in 2015, the Central Bank of Oman is pleased to announce to...

Bear Necessities of Banknotes in the Spink Sale

This December 8, Spink will be auctioning off a very special series of banknotes during the World Banknotes sale in London. Spink is honored...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016 Current Events 1.) Some Central Florida toll booths not registering $1 coins Central Florida Expressway Authority officials said they weren't...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016 Canada 150 1.) Royal Canadian Mint unveils its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series The Royal Canadian Mint...

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...

MA-Shops: The Diverse Iconography of Banknotes

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   My previous story was about some specific banknotes from the Netherlands. Today I want to...

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...

Polish National Bank to Introduce New 500-Zloty Banknote Feb. 2017

By Polish National Bank ....   On Monday, June 6, the Polish National Bank (Narodowy Bank Polski, or NBP) unveiled a new 500-złoty denomination Polish banknote...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 22, 2017: Nanotechnology, Coin Thievery, and...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 22, 2017: Brain Food 1.) The ATM at 50: How it’s changed consumer behavior The wide acceptance of the...

World Paper Money – Bank of Ukraine Issues New 500 Hryvnia...

By National Bank of Ukraine ....   On Monday, April 11, the National Bank of Ukraine issued an updated 500 UAH banknote. The National Bank of Ukraine's...

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...

Stack’s Bowers October Collectors Choice Online Auction of World and Ancient...

Collectors Choice Auction By Stack's Bowers Galleries ...... The October 2019 Collectors Choice Auction is now online! Check out StacksBowers.com to view over 1,800 lots...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Australia 5 Cent, Money...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Brain Food 1.) INFOGRAPHIC: 58 Insane Facts About Bitcoin You probably have heard a lot of people...

Heritage Hong Kong Auction of World, Ancient Coins and World...

94% sell-through rate produces third-highest total for any Heritage Hong Kong auction Led by strong bidding across the board, especially for Chinese coins and currency,...

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...

Gibraltar Issues New £100 Banknote with Holographic Foil

By De La Rue plc ....   HM Government of Gibraltar has issued a new £100 banknote, designed and printed by De La Rue on its...

Spink Currency Auction – Opium, Merchants and the Order of the...

Spink China proudly presents the April Numismatic Collector’s Series sale with a fresh and varied selection of Banknotes, Coins, Medals and Bonds and Share...

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...

Bank of Thailand to Launch Commemorative Banknote Honoring King’s 70 Years...

By Bank of Thailand ....   Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), recently unveiled a 70-baht commemorative banknote to celebrate the 70th...

Alves Reis: The Man Who Would Be Rich

While there have been counterfeiting operations throughout history, few have been as coordinated and successful as the one that Alves Reis carried out in...

$2 Canadian Bank Note Valued at $15,000+

Eleven years after the Bank of Canada discontinued the two dollar bill with the Royal Canadian Mint’s Toonie, some of the older notes can...

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2017 auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins. In...

Extremely Special CH#55-20-02 1884 5 Dollar Banknote at Stack’s Bowers NYINC...

In the Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the January 2020 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC), we will be offering a very special...

World Currency News – Bank of Botswana Introduces New Polymer Banknote

A new 10 Pula designed in collaboration with De La Rue on their Safeguard® polymer substrate entered circulation February 1 By De La Rue, plc...

Asian Monetary History at Heritage Hong Kong World Currency Auction

A diverse selection of over 700 world currency banknotes from China and other parts of Asia will be featured in Heritage Auctions' Hong Kong World...

Collecting Banknotes

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek ....   The tree of numismatics has many branches. One of the most interesting is the field of paper money. Just...

World Paper Money – Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Decreased Further 1st Half...

By European Central Bank ......   251,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in the first half of 2019 Over 80% of those counterfeits...