States of Guernsey Launches Updated Banknote Series

The States of Guernsey is introducing innovative new security features to Guernsey's £5, £10, and £20 notes. The banknotes have been produced by De La...
Historic “Short Snorter” Display at ANA 2023 National Money Show

Historic “Short Snorter” Display at ANA 2023 National Money Show

Presidents, Prime Ministers, and notable military leaders signed banknotes in collection assembled by a U.S. Air Force Major General   Visitors to the American Numismatic Association...
Record 10 Lots Exceed $1 Million Each at Heritage FUN Auctions

Record 10 Lots Exceed $1 Million Each at Heritage FUN Auctions

Unique 1873-CC No Arrows Seated Dime leads U.S. coins event at $3.6 million   Numerous records were set and an 1873-CC No Arrows Seated Dime, MS65...
Heritage to Hold Showcase Auction of Carson City Coinage January 24

Heritage Reports $464 Million in 2022 for Numismatic Auctions

$103.5 million Nobel Peace Prize benefitting UNICEF humanitarian response to the war in Ukraine excluded from totals because Heritage waived its commission   Heritage Auctions had...
Archives International Auction 82 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 82 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 82: Tuesday, January 24, 2023 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   Auction 82 Features 726 Lots of U.S., Chinese, and...
Stack's Bowers Presents the Ellicott Collection of Panama Banknotes

Stack’s Bowers Presents the Ellicott Collection of Panama Banknotes

Featured in the January 2023 NYINC Auction Saturday, January 14, 2023 • 9:00 AM ETLots 30262-30283  The Ellicott Collection is the most extensive collection of Panamanian...
Bank of England Unveils King Charles Banknote Designs

Bank of England Unveils King Charles Banknote Designs

By Bank of England .....   On Tuesday, December 20, the Bank of England unveiled the design of the King Charles III banknotes. The portrait of...
Wells Fargo Treasure Box Lid From S.S. Central America Sells for $99,600

Wells Fargo Treasure Box Lid From S.S. Central America Sells for $99,600

Unique New Jersey $3 Banknote, Keys To Fabled Ship’s Treasure Room, and Polhemus Counter-Stamped Double Eagle Also Set Records In Holabird Western Americana Collections...
Sensational Curaçao 1960 100 Gulden in Stack's Bowers 2023 NYINC Auction

Sensational Curaçao 1960 100 Gulden in Stack’s Bowers 2023 NYINC Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   One paper money highlight from our 2023 January New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC)...
Ka-Ching! A Brief History of the American Cash Register

Ka-Ching! A Brief History of the American Cash Register

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   For thousands of years, merchants conducted business without the aid of the once-ubiquitous, and now increasingly defunct, cash register....
PCGS Grades Ultra-Rare 1863 $20 Gold Certificate

PCGS Grades Ultra-Rare 1863 $20 Gold Certificate

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently graded one of the rarest and most important banknotes in United States history. The note, a Civil War-era...
German Occupation of Ukraine 5 Chervonets in January Auction

German Occupation of Ukraine 5 Chervonets in January Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The 2023 January New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction from Stack's Bowers Galleries...
Over $23 Million Sold in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Over $23 Million Sold in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Over $23 million in United States coins and currency was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, marking an incredibly successful...
CoinWeek Podcast #171: The Spiritual Bank of Seth Paine

CoinWeek Podcast #171: The Spiritual Bank of Seth Paine

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part VI

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part VI

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV |...
Vietnam-Era 1969 Military Payment Certificate Series 681

Vietnam-Era 1969 Military Payment Certificate Series 681

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ...... One way to honor military veterans of the United States Armed Forces is to examine and admire a particular...
Unique New Jersey $3 Banknote From Fabled S.S. Central America Sunken Treasure

Unique New Jersey $3 Banknote From Fabled S.S. Central America Sunken Treasure

Banknotes found in Purser’s safe and recovered treasure shipment boxes will be offered for the first time in December 3, 2022 auction   A unique $3...
Laos Introduces New Banknotes Into Circulation

Laos Introduces New Banknotes Into Circulation

By the Bank of the Lao PDR ......   The Bank of the Lao PDR (BOL), the central bank announced that it has printed new editions...
Choice Uncirculated Proof 1861 $5,000 Interest Bearing Note Sells at GreatCollections

Choice Uncirculated Proof 1861 $5,000 Interest Bearing Note Sells at GreatCollections

On Sunday, October 30, bidding ended at GreatCollections.com on an exceptional and rare piece of classic Civil War monetary history. This Proof Aug. 19,...
Kazakhstan Issues New 20,000 Tenge Banknote

Kazakhstan Issues New 20,000 Tenge Banknote

  On October 1, 2022, the National Bank of Kazakhstan issued into circulation a banknote of 20,000 KZT nominal value. The banknote is designed in the...

English Banknotes Featuring King Charles III to Enter Circulation in 2024

The Bank of England will reveal images of updated banknotes featuring a portrait of HM King Charles III by the end of 2022   By Bank...
Noteworthy Notes: 1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note Error

Noteworthy Notes: 1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note Error

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   Unlike coins, the large majority of banknotes do not enjoy the anonymity that comes with not having a distinctive...
Archives International Auction 80 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 80 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 80: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   Your participation in the auction is appreciated and can...
Heroes and Villains on Circulating Coins and Banknotes

Heroes and Villains on Circulating Coins and Banknotes

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II (r. 1952–2022) and the elevation of King Charles III...
More Than €4 Million in Fake 500 Euro Bills Seized in Spain

More Than €4 Million in Fake 500 Euro Bills Seized in Spain

One of the most sophisticated euro counterfeits ever detected in the EU   By Europol ......   On September 21, 2022, Europol supported the Spanish National Police (Policía...
1882 $100 Gold Certificate Brings $750,000 at Heritage Long Beach Currency Auction

1882 $100 Gold Certificate Brings $750,000 at Heritage Long Beach Currency Auction

One of just two known examples of an extraordinary hand-signed, triple signature 1882 $100 gold certificate lived up to its billing – and then...
Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 32 From Now Online

Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 32 From Now Online

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   Auction 32 is Now Online! - Click Here   Our Auction 32 is now online and bidding is open to everybody,...
Christopher Columbus: His Decline in Numismatics and the Nation’s Collective Memory

Christopher Columbus: His Decline in Numismatics and the Nation’s Collective Memory

By Heinz Tschachler .....   When in the early 1990s the United States was getting ready to commemorate the quincentennial of Christopher Columbus first landing on...
Money of Necessity: U.S. Military Payment Certificates

Money of Necessity: U.S. Military Payment Certificates

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   During World War 2, the United States Military marched straight into a monetary exchange issue: What do you use...
1882 $100 Gold Certificate Worth $700,000+ in Heritage Auction

1882 $100 Gold Certificate Worth $700,000+ in Heritage Auction

Triple-signed note, leading Oct. 5-7 event, is one of just two known examples   A magnificent hand-signed, triple signature 1882 $100 gold certificate, one of just...