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Candidates for 2018 Bank Note Featuring Iconic Canadian Woman Announced

Candidates for 2018 Bank Note Featuring Iconic Canadian Woman Announced

By The Bank of Canada ……   The Bank of Canada today announced that the 2018 bank note independent Advisory Council has narrowed to 12 names the list of iconic Canadian women who could be featured on the first bank note of the next series. The 12 prominent Canadian women, who were selected from the […]

Grading Paper Money – Dauers Reholder Bermuda Collection in New PMG Holder

Grading Paper Money – Dauers Reholder Bermuda Collection in New PMG Holder

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) was chosen by Drs. Joanne and Edward Dauer to reholder their prestigious Bermuda collection in PMG’s new crystal-clear holder. To display the highest-graded complete Bermuda pre-decimal collection in existence, the Dauers needed the highest-quality holder to match. They chose the new PMG holder for its museum-quality display, crystal-clear optics and long-term […]

World Paper Money – New Zealand’s New $5 Bill Wins International Banknote of the Year Award

World Paper Money – New Zealand’s New $5 Bill Wins International Banknote of the Year Award

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ….   New Zealand’s new “Brighter Money” $5 note has been named Banknote of the Year in a prestigious international competition. The $5 note was awarded the International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Banknote of the Year title at the International Bank Note Society’s annual meeting. The IBNS Banknote of […]

By April 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
World Paper Money – New Scottish £5 Banknote to Feature Female Author Nan Shepherd

World Paper Money – New Scottish £5 Banknote to Feature Female Author Nan Shepherd

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will feature a portrait of author Nan Shepherd on a new polymer £5 note to be released later this year. Shepherd will become one of two women to be featured on circulating Scottish currency, with the other female figure a […]

Archives International Auctions: Rare 1907 Peking Issue Chinese Banknote Brings $30,000

Archives International Auctions: Rare 1907 Peking Issue Chinese Banknote Brings $30,000

By Archives International Auctions ….   A high-grade Deutsch-Asiatische Bank 1907 Peking-issue 5 Taels banknote rarity soared to a record US$30,000 after opening on the floor for $14,500, at a three-day auction held April 11-13 by Archives International Auctions, in the firm’s offices at 1580 Lemoine Avenue (Suite 7) in Fort Lee. Additional Chinese and […]

Britain to Debut J.M.W. Turner £20 Banknote in 2020

Britain to Debut J.M.W. Turner £20 Banknote in 2020

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The Bank of England announced it will release a new £20 banknote featuring artist J.M.W. Turner in 2020. The new £20 pound note will be printed on polymer, as will the next series of £5 and £10 British banknotes. The selection of J.M.W. Turner to appear on the […]

World Paper Money – Russia to Issue New 200 and 2,000 Ruble Banknotes in 2017

World Paper Money – Russia to Issue New 200 and 2,000 Ruble Banknotes in 2017

By Bank of Russia ……   The Bank of Russia has decided to supplement its existing series of banknotes with new 200- and 2,000-ruble denominations. The new banknotes will enhance the convenience of cash payments and save time when paying for goods and services. The introduction of the new 200- and 2,000-ruble banknotes into circulation […]

By April 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
World Paper Money – Chinese Bank Fraud Leads to Millions in Missing Cash

World Paper Money – Chinese Bank Fraud Leads to Millions in Missing Cash

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   Billions of yuan equaling millions of dollars (USD) are missing in what has become the third major case of bank fraud reported in China since January. The Bank of Tianjin, which recently emerged on Hong Kong’s stock exchange, has reported that the equivalent of $120 million USD in […]

Canada Law Enforcement Agencies Seek Missing $1,000 Banknotes

Canada Law Enforcement Agencies Seek Missing $1,000 Banknotes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   Currency crime is a serious issue for many nations around the world, including Canada, which reports that hundreds of thousands of $1,000 banknotes are still outstanding. Many are presumed to be circulating among criminals, who prefer high-value currencies because they are lighter to carry in bulk quantities than […]

World Currency – New Australian $5 Banknotes Induce Spew of Negative Comments

World Currency – New Australian $5 Banknotes Induce Spew of Negative Comments

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   “Vomit-like” “Clown puke” These are just two of the appalling adjectives being thrown up at the colorful new 2016 Australian $5 banknote. The new $5 note, which incorporates an array of bold colors and “tactile” features (how “chunky” are they?), is designed with the visually-impaired in mind. But […]

World Banknotes – New Zealand to Issue New $20s, $50s and $100s in May

World Banknotes – New Zealand to Issue New $20s, $50s and $100s in May

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ….   The new $20, $50 and $100 banknotes were revealed at Government House on April 11 by the Governor-General, Lt Gen the Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae. The banknotes were literally bought to life with the kārearea / New Zealand falcon, a feature of the $20 banknote, on […]

By April 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
World Paper Money – Bank of Ukraine Issues New 500 Hryvnia Banknote

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

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 Director of Circulation of Money Viktor Zayvenko emphasized that this bill continues to update the nation’s banknotes, on which work began in 2012 as part of the Strategic […]

By April 12, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
World Paper Money – Commemorative Vietnam Banknote Funded by Foreign Nations

World Paper Money – Commemorative Vietnam Banknote Funded by Foreign Nations

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The State Bank of Vietnam will honor its 65th anniversary with a commemorative banknote to be issued this year. The State Bank of Vietnam 100-dong banknote will be released on May 6, 2016. Production of the commemorative currency is being sponsored by four foreign banknote printers located in […]

World Banknotes – Bank of England to Unveil New £5 Note Design in June

World Banknotes – Bank of England to Unveil New £5 Note Design in June

By Bank of England …..   ​Victoria Cleland, the Bank of England’s Chief Cashier, has announced that the Bank will unveil the design of the new £5 banknote on Thursday 2 June 2016. In her speech at the Retail Business Technology Expo in London on March 10, Victoria outlined the benefits of polymer banknotes and […]

By April 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Women on Money: Members of Bank of Canada 2018 Banknote Advisory Council Announced

Women on Money: Members of Bank of Canada 2018 Banknote Advisory Council Announced

By The Bank of Canada…….   On April 4, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen S. Poloz, and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins announced the members of an independent Advisory Council, who will develop a short list of iconic Canadian women who could be featured on the first bank note of the next […]

By April 7, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
World Paper Money – Swiss Love Banknotes, Rebuff Plastic

World Paper Money – Swiss Love Banknotes, Rebuff Plastic

As the world continues to adopt electronic methods of payment, Switzerland embraces the regular use of paper currency By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   At a time when the European Union is encouraging its member nations to eliminate high-denomination banknotes to help discourage criminal use of paper currency, independent Switzerland is keeping its 200- […]

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

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

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 Certificates. In such an uncertain and changing economic landscape it is perhaps appropriate we take a step back in Hong Kong’s history to the mid-nineteenth century, a time of great flux […]

By April 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek: Cool Currency! 2016 Episode 2 – 4K Video

CoinWeek: Cool Currency! 2016 Episode 2 – 4K Video

CoinWeek’s popular Cool Currency! series returns with a fantastic episode featuring four fascinating, unusual, and in the case of one particular piece, indecent currency notes. In this episode you will find out the backstory behind the $20 “Technicolor” note, see the Seychelles 50 Rupees “Sex Note” (can you find the hidden message that scandalized the Crown?), […]

World Paper Money – Swiss Prepare for Release of Smaller Banknotes

World Paper Money – Swiss Prepare for Release of Smaller Banknotes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   Switzerland is rolling out a new small-size 50-franc banknote on April 12, representing just the first of several smaller, high-tech banknotes that will begin circulating in the coming years. The arrival of the new Swiss currency series is long awaited; the new small-size notes were supposed to be […]

World Coins – China Replaces 1 Yuan Note, Other Small Bills with Coins

World Coins – China Replaces 1 Yuan Note, Other Small Bills with Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The Chinese one-yuan note is about to fold as the new one-yuan coin replaces the paper currency. Many hail the replacement of the one-yuan note, as coins last longer in circulation than paper currency and are thus less expensive to produce over time. But others are concerned that […]

Collecting Banknotes

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 as with coins, grading is perhaps the single most important ingredient of value when it comes to collecting paper money. And just as with coins, we have descriptive […]

Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History – Women on Money

Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History – Women on Money

By The Smithsonian Institution …..   The newest addition to the National Museum of American History’s “Stories on Money” gallery opened March 18 in conjunction with Women’s History Month. “Women on Money” focuses on the vital contributions of women to national and world history with more than 50 examples of currency featuring women. The display […]

By March 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Spink Auction: Bruce Smart Collection of Middle East Banknotes

Spink Auction: Bruce Smart Collection of Middle East Banknotes

It gives Spink great pleasure to announce that one of the finest collections of Middle East and North African Banknotes will be available on 12 April – the Bruce Smart Collection. Bruce Smart is a well-known face at banknote conventions around the world. He is extremely knowledgeable and widely liked and respected. Bruce’s collection is […]

By March 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Paper Money – PMG Accepting Submissions at Chicago Paper Money Expo

Paper Money – PMG Accepting Submissions at Chicago Paper Money Expo

Both US and world currency submissions will be accepted at the CPMX Convention, in Chicago, IL at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare, March 18 – 20. By Paper Money Guaranty ……   Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels during the Chicago Paper Money Expo (CPMX). All submissions will […]

Paper Money – Colombia to Issue New Family of Banknotes – HD Video

Paper Money – Colombia to Issue New Family of Banknotes – HD Video

By Central Bank of Colombia ……   In 2016, Banco de la República (Central Bank of Colombia) will release a new family of banknotes composed of six denominations: $2,000, $5,000, $10,000, $20,000, $50,000, and $100,000. Why is a new family of banknotes required? To strengthen its security. In recent years, countries such as Brazil, Canada, […]

By March 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Canadian Banknotes to Feature Woman in 2018

Canadian Banknotes to Feature Woman in 2018

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared the Bank of Canada will feature a woman on the first new banknote of 2018. The landmark move, announced during an International Women’s Day event on March 8, comes after women’s groups and others have called for Canada to honor a woman […]

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio April Hong Kong Sale to Feature Many Rarities

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio April Hong Kong Sale to Feature Many Rarities

  Bank of China 1 Dollar, 1909 Banknote & Kwangtung. 3 Mace 6 ½ Candareens Coin Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be held April 5 through April 8 at The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, […]

American Numismatic Society Publishes Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

American Numismatic Society Publishes Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to offer The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia, by Michael E. Bonine. This hardcover, 148-page book is a study of this first bank in Iran to issue banknotes and attempt to establish a modern banking system, and the rivalry between Britain and Russia for influence and […]

Paper Money – Australia Sets Issuance Date for New $5 Banknote

Paper Money – Australia Sets Issuance Date for New $5 Banknote

By Reserve Bank of Australia ….   On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of decimal currency, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is pleased to announce that the first of Australia’s next generation of banknotes, the new $5, will be issued from 1 September 2016. Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens said: The new banknotes […]

By February 25, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of  Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

By Ethan Bickford, PMG Researcher ……..   One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and he preferred to work alone. We have many prefabricated images in our heads of counterfeit banknote operations; massive mafia printing operations in some dingy cellar in the city, massive rogue government […]

 
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