World Coin News – Bank of Ukraine to Replace Old Banknotes...

By National Bank of Ukraine ......   The National Bank of Ukraine, in accordance with the policy of optimizing the cash circulation of Ukraine, presents new...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 16, 2018: Crypto Ban Hammer, 1K...

By Coinweek News Wire for March 16, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) No plans to scrap 1p and 2p coins, Downing Street says The government is not planning...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 9, 2018: Crypto Commem, A Fool...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for March 9, 2018 Current Events 1.) How to Enter the Illinois Bicentennial Coin Design Contest Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs...

New $10 Canadian Banknote Featuring Viola Desmond Unveiled on International Women’s...

By Bank of Canada ......   Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz yesterday unveiled the new $10 bank note featuring...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 2, 2018: Elon Musk Cryptoking? Gold...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for March 2, 2018 Current Events 1.) New Jim Thorpe one-dollar coins selling out fast The people of Jim Thorpe...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Presents April 2018 Hong Kong Paper Money Auction

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is proud to announce their April 2018 Hong Kong Paper Money Auction. It presents a very diverse auction and the...

Legal Tender Status of Older Canadian Bank Notes to Change

By Bank of Canada ......   In the 2018 budget, the Government of Canada announced that it will ask for the power to be able to...

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...

South Africa Celebrates Nelson Mandela Centenary with Commemorative Banknotes, Coin

By South African Reserve Bank ......   The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will this year launch a set of commemorative South African banknotes in honour...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 23, 2018: Libyan MoU, $20 Trillion...

By Coinweek News Wire ....   Coinweek News Wire for February 23, 2018 Current Events 1.) US, Libya sign MoU to combat looting of cultural properties As part of the...

World Paper Money – Australia Reveals Design of New $50 Banknote

By Reserve Bank of Australia ......   On February 15, the Reserve Bank of Australia revealed the design of the new $50 banknote. As with the...

Sri Lanka Issues 1000 Rupees Commemorative Banknote for 70th Independence Celebration

By De La Rue, plc .....   A new Rs. 1000 commemorative banknote has been issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka last week, designed and...

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 Feb. 9, 2018: Germans Love Cash, Inside...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 9, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Digital != crypto != virtual I suspect that the Telegraph’s confusion may have...

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...

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)...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 2, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 2, 2018 Brain Food 1.) When paper money was as risky as bitcoin The first paper money notes...

World Paper Money – Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Remains Low 2nd Half...

By European Central Bank ......   363,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in the second half of 2017 Around 85% of the counterfeits...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 26, 2018: Buy the Book Before...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 26, 2018 Brain Food 1.) This is the reason why only dead people can be featured on...

Ukraine Issues 100 Karbovanetsiv Commemorative Note Honoring 1st Ukrainian Banknote

By National Bank of Ukraine ......   To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the events of the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1921 and the first Ukrainian paper...

Stack’s Bowers Eldorado Collection of Colombian Paper Money Exceeds $1 Million...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries January 11, 2018, sale of the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Paper Money commenced the firm’s five official NYINC auction sessions...

World Coins – Solomon Islands Issues Gold Coin Note

By Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) ......   The Central Bank of the Solomon Islands (CBSI) is pleased to announce the availability of the world’s...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 12, 2018: Of Shipwrecks and Surpluses…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 12, 2018 Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 1.) Breaking Bitcoin With a Quantum Computer “The second someone creates a viable...

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction – Specimen United Arab Emirates Banknotes

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   With the January New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction right around the corner, we wanted to...

Unique Record Book of Colombian Banknote Proofs at Stack’s Bowers NYINC...

A featured highlight from the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Paper Money, which crosses the auction block January 11 in the official auction of the...

Canadian Banknote Highlights from the Stacks Bowers NYINC World Currency Auction

Below are select highlights from the Stack's Bowers World Currency Auction taking place at the New York International Convention (NYINC) on January 12, 2018 CANADA....

CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017: Fake $100s, What is...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The economics of the Bitcoin payment system Unlike other payment systems, Bitcoin is a two-sided...

Heritage Hong Kong Auction of World Coin and Currency Event Surpasses...

Heritage Hong Kong Auction - Immaculate Chinese strikes command six-figures; rare 1953 10 Yuan note tops currency offerings December 6-8 Setting a house record as the...

World Paper Money – Bank of Philippines Releases New Generation of...

World Paper Money By Central Bank of the Philippines ..... Pursuant to its mandate of preserving the integrity of Philippine currency, the Central Bank of...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017: Money Will Burn, the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017 Current Events 1.) BEP Damaged Currency Redemption With the wildfires raging in California, it's important to remember that...