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BEP to Offer $1 Year of the Goat 2015 and $100 Dragon·Phoenix Circle of Fortune

BEP to Offer $1 Year of the Goat 2015 and $100 Dragon·Phoenix Circle of Fortune

In celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is pleased to announce two new additions to its Lucky Money Collection line: Year of the Goat 2015 and Dragon·Phoenix Circle of Fortune. The Year of the Goat is one of twelve zodiac symbols associated with the Chinese Lunar Calendar. […]

By November 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Paper Money Profile: $10 Silver Certificate Tombstone Notes of 1886-1908

Paper Money Profile: $10 Silver Certificate Tombstone Notes of 1886-1908

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist – Stacks Bowers ……. Many types of United States currency are known by popular nicknames such as Chiefs, Bisons, Black Eagles and Battleships. This article features the most morbidly nicknamed note in American currency — the $10 Silver Certificate “Tombstone” notes of 1886-1908. In 1886, the Silver Certificate series saw […]

By November 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Serial Number 1 National Currency from Nevada with Could Bring $50K in Heritage Currency Auctions

Serial Number 1 National Currency from Nevada with Could Bring $50K in Heritage Currency Auctions

Tonopah, Nevada, $10 1929 note, serial #1, offered with nearly 4,000 lots Sept. 3-5 & 8 DALLAS – A 1929 $10 National Bank Note from Tonopah, Nevada, featuring a rare and desirable A000001A serial number, may sell for $50,000+ in Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach Expo U.S. Currency Signature® Auctions, Sept. 3-5. Additional lots will be […]

$2 Bill Documentary Film to Include Some Collectors at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 2:30.

$2 Bill Documentary Film to Include Some Collectors at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 2:30.

A new film is being produced by filmmaker John Bennardo called “The Two Dollar Bill Documentary” will soon be available for viewing. Gathering information about $2 bills John interviewed collectors from all over the country including some who attended the International Paper Money Show in Memphis. These collectors share their story of what it is […]

By July 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Error Paper Money Exhibit on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 2:47

Error Paper Money Exhibit on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 2:47

Bob Liddell, Paper Money Exhibitor Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……….. The International Paper Money Show in Memphis has some of the best exhibits of bank notes of any convention. We talked to Bob Liddell who show his collection of error small size notes and talked about how he was able to acquire many of the pieces. […]

By July 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Why People Collect $2 Bills. VIDEO: 3:24

Why People Collect $2 Bills. VIDEO: 3:24

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com, with Frederick Bart, Ollis Hull, and Michael Skourtes……. The $2 bill is a bank note that is collected by many people. CoinWeek talked to collectors and dealers alike to find out why this particular denomination is so popular with collectors. Copyright © CoinWeek – June 2014 Since its inception in 1977, […]

By July 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Rare U.S. Currency: PMG Grades Third Known Serial Number 1 Philadelphia $10 Demand 1861 Note

Rare U.S. Currency: PMG Grades Third Known Serial Number 1 Philadelphia $10 Demand 1861 Note

Rare U.S. Currency: 1861 Demand Note Certified Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) recently had the privilege of grading one of the most historically significant and desirable pieces of United States currency. The Serial Number 1 $10 1861 Demand Note from Philadelphia, cataloged as Friedberg 7a, is one of just three examples known. It has not been […]

COOL CURRENCY! Memphis International Paper Money Show 2014. VIDEO: 7:21

COOL CURRENCY! Memphis International Paper Money Show 2014. VIDEO: 7:21

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Bianca Bart, $10,000 gold note, Ollis Hull, 1928-C $2 Block B mule, Fred Bart, First Charter National Bank Note sheet, Bob Liddell, triple printed small size error National, and Michael Skourtes, 1976 serial #2 $2 & 1899 serial #2,000,000 silver Certificate. Learn about notes you can cherrypick from dealers, the value […]

Large Size Serial #1 National Bank Note Collection on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 5:50

Large Size Serial #1 National Bank Note Collection on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 5:50

Andrew Shiva, National Currency Foundation Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …… Continuing to impress attendees at the International Paper Money Show in Memphis Andrew Shiva of the National Currency Foundation unveils a complete set of serial number one large size bank notes. This is the only complete set in existence and according to experts the only […]

Whitman Expo – Baltimore Show Report, Part 2

Whitman Expo – Baltimore Show Report, Part 2

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. The second day of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo was so busy that it took me halfway through Saturday to coalesce all of my notes and gather my thoughts. For a supposedly “small” summer show, a lot happened on the second day. Here’s a rundown of the topics […]

Unique 1896 “Educational” Banknotes To Cross The Block At Stack’s Bowers World’s Fair Of Money Auction

Unique 1896 “Educational” Banknotes To Cross The Block At Stack’s Bowers World’s Fair Of Money Auction

The first sheets for the series. Serial numbers 1-4, $1, $2, $5 PMG About Uncirculated 55 America’s Most Famous and Most Ornate Designs Ex Harry W. Bass, Jr. IRVINE, Calif. — Stack’s Bowers Galleries will showcase the “Educational Note” sheets pedigreed to The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection in its official auction with the American […]

Paper Currency Grading: PMG Introduces Star Designation

Paper Currency Grading: PMG Introduces Star Designation

Paper Currency Grading firm PMG® introduces new quality designation… Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) will begin to designate notes that exhibit exceptional eye appeal with a Star at the June 12-15 Memphis International Paper Money Show. PMG graders will conduct on-site grading at the show and all notes submitted will be eligible for the PMG Star […]

Memphis International Paper Money Convention Update 2014. VIDEO: 2:12

Memphis International Paper Money Convention Update 2014. VIDEO: 2:12

Doug Davis, Coin and Currency Convention Promoter Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …… It has been said if you want to talk about paper money you have to go to Memphis. Convention promoter Doug Davis talks about what collectors and dealer can expect to see at the upcoming Memphis International Paper Money Show in June of […]

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: On Cataloguing Prison Scrip…

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: On Cataloguing Prison Scrip…

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, E-Sylum reader and Connecticut-based numismatist Bob Hewey proposes a new approach to cataloguing Prison Scrip While Jerry Zara, in his 1992 book entitled Prison Tokens and Medals of the United States, has done a […]

By May 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announced New National Banknote Variety

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announced New National Banknote Variety

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the recent discovery of a note which will add a new catalog number to the next edition of the Paper Money of United States, better known as the Friedberg Catalog. The Series 1882 $10 Date Back is from the First National Bank of Hereford, TX (Charter 5604) and […]

Numismatic Personality: Bill Brandimore, Currency Analyst, Krause, March 7, 2014. VIDEO: 6:15

Numismatic Personality: Bill Brandimore, Currency Analyst, Krause, March 7, 2014. VIDEO: 6:15

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com………. Bill Brandimore is a 60+year veteran in numismatics. He works for Krause Publications and Bank Note Reporter as a Currency Evaluator and price guide contributor. Hear his story of what he does for the hobby and how he got involved in numismatics. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. March  2014 The Chicago Paper […]

By April 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
CPMX Chicago Paper Money Exposition Video Playlist

CPMX Chicago Paper Money Exposition Video Playlist

Why People Go to the CPMX Chicago Paper Money Exposition in Rosemont. VIDEO: 2:31 Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com Bill Brandimore, Krause Publications, Vince Calvo, Paper Money Assured, Dustin Johnston, Heritage Auctions, Matthew Quinn, Stack’s Bowers, Peter Treglia, Stack’s Bowers…….. Twenty years a dedicated convention for just bank notes was created that came to be known […]

By March 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Bonhams to Offer Historic Edison Banknote: First Dollar Collected For Electric Light in New York City

Bonhams to Offer Historic Edison Banknote: First Dollar Collected For Electric Light in New York City

A historic note from the dawn of the electric age… On April 7, 2014, Bonhams will auction off a historic United States $1 Note. The well-worn note, which bares the serial number Z17876154, would be unexceptional save for the following historical inscription: “This bill is one from a total amount of $50. Which was the […]

By March 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
$100 Bill Sheets Offered to the Public at ANA National Money Show. VIDEO: 3:38

$100 Bill Sheets Offered to the Public at ANA National Money Show. VIDEO: 3:38

Kevin Brown, Marketing Director, Bureau of Engraving and Printing Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. See and learn about the new $100 bill that is the final generation of a series of notes created with new anti-counterfeiting features. See close-ups of the notes and an explanation of what has been done to thwart forgers. Copyright © CoinWeek […]

By March 8, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Currency Grading: PMG Expands “EPQ” Designation to Notes Graded 25 and Above

Currency Grading: PMG Expands “EPQ” Designation to Notes Graded 25 and Above

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that starting February 1, 2014, all notes graded Very Fine 25 and above will be considered for its desirable “Exceptional Paper Quality” (EPQ) designation. PMG assigns the EPQ designation to notes that are fully original with no evidence of physical, chemical or material enhancements. To determine whether a note […]

500 1882 Gold Certificate May Bring $2 Million At FUN Currency Signature Auction

500 1882 Gold Certificate May Bring $2 Million At FUN Currency Signature Auction

The only Fr. 1215d $500 1882 Federal Reserve Gold Certificate known to exist other than a specimen in the public collection at the Smithsonian Institution is expected to bring $2+ million in Heritage Auctions’ Florida United Numismatists Currency Signature Auction Jan. 8-10 and Jan. 13 in Orlando, Fla. It comes from the estate of a […]

Spink USA to Auction John Kosier New England National Bank Note Collection. VIDEO

Spink USA to Auction John Kosier New England National Bank Note Collection. VIDEO

Stephen Goldsmith, Director of Numismatics, Spink US Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…… A collection of national bank notes will be sold at auction that was purchased in the early 1960’s. Stephen Goldsmith of Spink talks about why this assemblage of notes is so special and why collectors will be interested in them being sold. Copyright © […]

By December 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Cool Currency #2 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Cool Currency #2 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ………. With Frederick J. Bart, Executive Currency, 1950A $10/$1 Double Denomination note, Stephen Goldsmith, Spink USA, $5 National Bank Conway Massachusetts Brownback, William Litt, William Litt Rare Currency, American National Bank of Austin first and last national bank notes, Dusty Royer, Dusty Royer Notes of Note, Disneyland 2002 $10 Tinker Bell […]

By December 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
New Professional Currency Dealers Association President Talks About Member Benefits and Future Goals VIDEO: 3:10

New Professional Currency Dealers Association President Talks About Member Benefits and Future Goals VIDEO: 3:10

Jim Fitzgerald, Professional Currency Dealers Association Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …….. Jim Fitzgerald is a longtime PCDA member who is running for the presidency of the largest dealer organization devoted exclusively to buying and selling paper money. Jim talks about what it means to be a member in PCDA and his goals as the new […]

By December 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Lyn Knight Currency Auction PCDA Market Report – VIDEO

Lyn Knight Currency Auction PCDA Market Report – VIDEO

Lyn Knight, Lyn Knight Currency Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……. Lyn Knight specializes in holding regular paper money auctions featuring both world and United States bank notes. He talks about the market as evidenced by bidding that took place in his sale at the Professional Currency Dealers Association National Coin and Currency Convention held […]

By December 2, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
PMG Certifies Important D. Brent Pogue Collection of US Paper Money

PMG Certifies Important D. Brent Pogue Collection of US Paper Money

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified the impressive D. Brent Pogue Collection of US paper money. The collection includes an 1890 Fr-377 “Watermelon” $100 Treasury Note graded PMG 63 EPQ. The collection is significant for its quality, rarity and scope, and includes many finest known examples, special serial numbers, “Star” notes and other extreme rarities. […]

“TWO DOLLAR BILL DOCUMENTARY”  NOW IN PRODUCTION

“TWO DOLLAR BILL DOCUMENTARY” NOW IN PRODUCTION

The much-maligned, misunderstood two dollar bill has set out to erase public misconceptions by agreeing to star in a self-titled documentary film currently in production.  “The Two Dollar Bill Documentary” will be the first film of its kind to lift the curtain on what makes the “deuce” unique in our culture.  Finally, questions about why […]

By November 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
THE UNDERCOVER COLLECTIBLE – 50 YEARS OF SMALL-SIZED $1 FEDERAL RESERVE NOTES

THE UNDERCOVER COLLECTIBLE – 50 YEARS OF SMALL-SIZED $1 FEDERAL RESERVE NOTES

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Why be sneaky and come up with all kinds of tricks to hide an item when the same thing can be achieved in plain sight? That’s the story of the $1 Federal Reserve note. When a piece of money is used on a constant basis by everyone from young children to Depression-era survivors, […]

By October 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Paper Money Guaranty Grades Rare Kansas City 1934C $10 Narrow Star Replacement Note

Paper Money Guaranty Grades Rare Kansas City 1934C $10 Narrow Star Replacement Note

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) recently graded and encapsulated a rare 1934C $10 Narrow Star Replacement note from Kansas City. This small-size type of note is highly sought after by US currency collectors and seldom becomes available for those seeking it. Narrow face plates were introduced only on face plate numbers 86 – 89 and many […]

PMG Certifies Important D. Brent Pogue Collection of US Paper Money

PMG Certifies Important D. Brent Pogue Collection of US Paper Money

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that it has certified the impressive D. Brent Pogue Collection of US paper money. The collection is significant for its quality, rarity and scope, and includes many finest known examples, special serial numbers, “Star” notes and other extreme rarities. Numerous notes are pedigreed to some of the most important […]

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