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Hawaii Overprint Currency Note: A Collectible From World War II

Hawaii Overprint Currency Notes (or Hawaii Wartime Notes; or United States Currency, Hawaiian Series; or Emmons Notes) were an emergency currency issued by the...
Series of 2009 $1 Federal Reserve Note - $1 Bill. Image: Adobe Stock / CoinWeek.

What’s on the Front of My Dollar Bill? A Primer

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What are the design elements on the front of a dollar bill, and what do they mean? How...
James Smillie $2 Bill Design.

James Smillie’s $2 Bill Design is a Masterpiece

By CoinWeek .....   The portrait of Thomas Jefferson on the modern $2 bill has its roots in a 19th-century Legal Tender Note designed by...
$20 bill - Oh, how you've changed! CoinWeek Streaming News and NGC

How the $20 Bill Has Changed Since 1976

  CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...
A pack of 1976 $2 Bills.

The Bicentennial $2 Bill – First of a Kind

In the mid-1970s, various patriotic and numismatic items were released as the United States marked the bicentennial of its independence from Great Britain, one...
Benjamin Franklin wearing Coach Prime sunglasses.

BEP Resumes Sales of Paper Money Collectibles to Public

By CoinWeek News Staff .... As of October 1, 2023, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is once again offering numismatic products for sale...

Noteworthy Notes: 1934-B $20 Federal Reserve Note

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ...... From rarity and remarkability to vibrancy and value, United States small-size banknotes seem to exist in the shadow of...
U.S. Treasury Note by Nicholas Bruyer.

Stack’s Bowers Announces Publication of Bruyer’s United States Treasury Notes 1812-1865: An Illustrated History

For CoinWeek's Review of the Book, Click Here * * * A fresh perspective on the history of United States paper money arrives with Stack’s Bowers...
United States Treasury by Nicholas Bruyer

First Read: U.S. Treasury Notes, 1812-1865: An Illustrated History

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Paper money, that graphically rich form of tender, sits at the periphery of the broader coin-collecting hobby. It's a status...
Reserve Bank of Australia to honor Aboriginal culture, replacing Elizabeth II on the $5 banknote. It will not feature King Charles III.

Australia to Honor Aboriginal Culture, Replace Elizabeth II on $5 Banknote

By Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) ...... The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has decided to update the $5 AUD banknote to feature a new...
United States Series 1953 Federal Reserve $2 and $5 Notes

Series 1953 United States $2 and $5 Notes

In 1953, the United States Bureau of Printing and Engraving (BEP) printed only two United States note denominations: $2 and $5. These notes feature...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Commonwealth Banks Begin to Address Currency Change in Wake of Queen's Death

Commonwealth Banks Begin to Address Currency Change in Wake of Queen’s Death

HM Queen Elizabeth II By Bank of England ...... The Bank of England’s staff wish to express their heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family, following news...
Pakistan Issues New Rs. 75 Commemorative Banknote

Pakistan Issues New Rs. 75 Commemorative Banknote

  Dr. Murtaza Syed, Acting Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), unveiled a new Rs. 75 commemorative banknote to mark the 75th Anniversary...
Only One Month Left to Redeem Paper £20 and £50 UK Banknotes

Only One Month Left to Redeem Paper £20 and £50 UK Banknotes

Paper £20 and £50 notes being replaced by new polymer notes   By Bank of England ..... If you have any paper £20 or £50 notes, we...
2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America Now Available From Publishers of Greysheet

2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America Now Available From Publishers of Greysheet

CDN Publishing is announcing the publication of the 2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America, the seminal reference book on the first circulating...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ...... One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and he...
Noteworthy Notes: A New Discovery Receives a Freidberg Number

Noteworthy Notes: A New Discovery Receives a Freidberg Number

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ...... “Friedberg” is one of the most preeminent names in all of American numismatics — one that is practically synonymous...
Iran Unveils New Generation of Banknotes

Iran Unveils New Generation of Banknotes

The Central Bank of Iran has unveiled the new generation of 1,000 Toman, 2,000 Toman, and 5,000 Toman banknotes, and the process of issuing...
'God of Wealth' Banknote Issued by Reserve Bank of Fiji

‘God of Wealth’ Banknote Issued by Reserve Bank of Fiji

By De La Rue, plc ..... On Monday, August 8, the Reserve Bank of Fiji released a special numismatic banknote with a face value of...