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Lyn Knight Presents the Japanese Destiny Collection of Banknotes for Sale at the IMPS in Memphis

Lyn Knight Presents the Japanese Destiny Collection of Banknotes for Sale at the IMPS in Memphis

In the fall of 2012, I received an e-mail from a man (John Doe, if you will) who said he had military notes from his grandfather’s estate. I started exchanging correspondence and decided it would be worthwhile to see John. It proved to be an unforgettable trip. When I arrived, John had set a well- […]

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Memphis Paper Money Auction & Convention Update. VIDEO: 1:24

Memphis Paper Money Auction & Convention Update. VIDEO: 1:24

Doug Davis, Chairman, Memphis Paper Money Show Interviewer: David Lisot …….. The Memphis International Paper Money Show takes place in June and plans are underway for another great gathering of paper money and bank note collectors. Show chairman Doug Davis explains what people may look forward to at this year’s convention that include lectures, exhibits, […]

Spectrum Numismatics Buys $1000 “Grand Watermelon” for $1.527 Million in Heritage Sale. VIDEO: 4:36

Spectrum Numismatics Buys $1000 “Grand Watermelon” for $1.527 Million in Heritage Sale. VIDEO: 4:36

Michael Sadler, Auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, Peter Treglia, Currency Director, Spectrum Numismatics Another auction record was set with the million dollar sale of one of the most celebrated bank notes in the United States. The “Grand Watermelon” is a $1000 bill with zeroes on the back side that remind people of water melons. The front side […]

Hoarding Gold or Silver

Hoarding Gold or Silver

By Allen Rowe  –  Northern Nevada Coin ………. Hoarding gold is part of life for more than many think. Recently in our local news was an unassuming man who passed away with over seven million dollars worth of gold coins in his house. In this case the gold was stored in ammo cans stashed in […]

Cool Coins & Currency Whitman Baltimore March 2013. VIDEO – Update: Parts 1 & 2

Cool Coins & Currency Whitman Baltimore March 2013. VIDEO – Update: Parts 1 & 2

PART 1 – Interviewer: David Lisot Whitman Baltimore Expo brings out the coin and currency dealers and collectors. Enjoy this “Cool Coins & Currency” from some of the Whitman dealers. Featuring: Russell Augustin, 1861 $20 PCGS MS67 gold piece, John Brush, 1876 Trade Dollar PCGS MS66, Grant Campbell, 1889-CC Morgan Dollar PCGS MS61, Robert Higgins, […]

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From the Herb Hicks Files: The Illegal Ban on Gold Certificates

From the Herb Hicks Files: The Illegal Ban on Gold Certificates

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. In 1963, Coin World columnist and former ANA librarian Ted Hammer wrote about a coin dealer in Texas arrested for trying to sell a gold certificate. The dealer had run afoul of federal authorities who acted to enforce a thirty-year-old Executive Order outlawing private ownership of […]

Centenary Sale of Unique Set of Australia’s First Banknotes Expected to Realise Approximately $5.5 Million

Centenary Sale of Unique Set of Australia’s First Banknotes Expected to Realise Approximately $5.5 Million

A century after the issue of the Commonwealth of Australia’s first banknotes, history will be made when the only privately owned complete set of Collins/Allen Cancelled Specimen banknotes from the original series is presented for sale for the first time, this month. The eight banknotes from 1913 and 1914, comprising a 10/-, £1, £5, £10, £20, £50, […]

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Cool Currency! Maastricht 2012

Cool Currency! Maastricht 2012

 Dimitri Aerts, Belgium, Corne Akkermans, Netherlands, Belgium 50 Franc 1893, John Eccles, New Zealand, New Zealand 50£, Jos Eijsermans, Netherlands, Chinese Ming note, Pieter Liem, Indonesia Occupation Notes, Richard Lobel, Great Britain, Australian $100 printer’s proof, Bernhard Winter, Germany, Saar 100 mark, Stane Straus, Slovenia, Brunei $1000, Wakim Wakim, United Arab Emirates, Somalia 5 Shilling, […]

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1902 Alaskan $5 could bring $200,000+ in Heritage Auctions’ ANA Currency event

1902 Alaskan $5 could bring $200,000+ in Heritage Auctions’ ANA Currency event

Rare note, one of two known, descended in the family of Teddy Roosevelt’s VP, Charles Fairbanks, for who the city of Fairbanks, AK is named; Fr. 2221-K $5000 1934 Federal Reserve Note, PCGS Very Choice New 64PPQ from The John Henderson Collection, may bring $120,000+, Oct. 18 in Dallas A rare early National Bank Note […]

Popular Paper Money at Maastricht 2012

Popular Paper Money at Maastricht 2012

Dimitri Aerts, Belgium, Corne Akkermans, Netherlands, John Eccles, New Zealand, Jos F.M.Eijsermans, Netherlands, Pieter Liem, Indonesia, Richard Lobel, Great Britain, Wakim Wakim, United Arab Emirates, Bernhard Winter, Germany, Stane Straus, Slovenia, Hans Worbes, Germany. Interviewer: David Lisot, Virtually every country in the world currently issues some form of paper money. Many of these countries have […]

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Exclusively English – Largest Collection of Provincial Banknotes to Come on to the Market

Exclusively English – Largest Collection of Provincial Banknotes to Come on to the Market

Spink, the world’s premier auction house for collectables is to offer the most extensive collection of Provincial banknotes to have ever come on to the market. This fabulous collection was amassed by one private collector, David Kirch and all proceeds will go to The David Kirch Charitable Trust. It will be offered in a series […]

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The Civil War and the National Banking System – The Birth of National Bank Notes

The Civil War and the National Banking System – The Birth of National Bank Notes

by Kevin Foley for CoinWeek ……. On the eve of the Civil War in 1861, the financial and banking system in the United States bore little resemblance to current institutions and practices. There was no central bank. The Federal Reserve System had yet to come into existence. Banking was largely a state regulated function. Money […]

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World Paper Money Takes Center Stage In Long Beach

World Paper Money Takes Center Stage In Long Beach

More than 1,600 lots of graphically stunning and significant currency, from every country in the world, will take center stage at the Long Beach Convention Center, Sept. 6-7, as Heritage Auctions presents its first World Paper Money Signature Auction. There is perhaps no better way to get a feel for a nation — for its […]

Video Interview: Bank Note Collectors and the IBNS

Video Interview: Bank Note Collectors and the IBNS

Stefano Poddi, Numismatist and Italian Currency Expert Stefano talks about the international group of collectors that form the International Bank Note Society (IBNS). This society has membership all over the globe and is a major source for research and publishing about paper money. Stefano shares his observations about the different kinds of people that collect […]

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PCGS Currency Set Registry Awards

PCGS Currency Set Registry Awards

Jason Bradford, Laura Kessler Video coverage by David Lisot – CoinWeek PCGS Currency Registry Set awards from the International Paper Money Show in Memphis. Opening comments and and introduction about the importance of the awards and about PCGS Currency grading and services. Video Runtime: 2:34 Copyright © CoinWeek – June 2012 Since its inception in […]

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Cool Currency Memphis IPMS 2012 Video –   Part 3

Cool Currency Memphis IPMS 2012 Video – Part 3

CoinWeek has expanded our coverage of Paper Money and currency with the addition on our new series on “Cool Currency”. This is Part Three of a Three Part series we Video Taped at the International Paper Money Show with the help of some of the finest Paper Money dealers in the country. We hope you […]

By June 25, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Paper Views – Forming a Basic Rare Currency Library

Paper Views – Forming a Basic Rare Currency Library

by Kevin Foley Special Contributor to CoinWeek … I’m pleased to be joining Coin Week as a regular contributor, providing views and commentary about rare currency collecting. My own career in the field began in 1977, when I launched Kevin Foley – Rare Currency, specializing in United States paper money, Large Size Type Notes, Small […]

Cool Currency Memphis IPMS 2012 Video  – Part 2

Cool Currency Memphis IPMS 2012 Video – Part 2

CoinWeek has expanded our coverage of Paper Money and currency with the addition on our new series on “Cool Currency”. This is Part Tw0 of a Three Part series we Video Taped at the International Paper Money Show with the help of some of the finest Paper Money dealers in the country. We hope you […]

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Memphis Paper Show Convention Chairman Report Video

Memphis Paper Show Convention Chairman Report Video

Doug Davis Interviewer: David Lisot. Doug Davis is the man who coordinates all aspects of the Memphis International Paper Show. He talks about this year’s convention and what kind of show he expects. He talks about what means to be a paper money collector and future Memphis shows. Video Runtime: 2:47. Copyright © CoinWeek – […]

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Exhibiting at the Memphis Paper Money Show Video

Exhibiting at the Memphis Paper Money Show Video

The Memphis Paper Show has one of the largest areas of bank note exhibits of any convention. Collectors and dealers present displays that highlight different aspects and areas of collecting. It represents a great opportunity to learn about currency. James Simek offered two displays including the Small Sized Bank Notes of Hawaii and Replacement Notes […]

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Upcoming Memphis Paper Money Show 2012

Upcoming Memphis Paper Money Show 2012

Doug Davis, & James Fitzgerald Interviewer: David Lisot The Memphis International Paper Money Show is the oldest and most prestigious gathering of bank note collectors from around the world. Find out what is happening at this year’s annual gathering from the show promoter and one of the regular attendees Video Runtime: 2:16 Copyright © CoinWeek […]

Stack’s Bowers to offer “Watermelon Collection” of Large Size Notes at the ANA World’s Fair Money in August

Stack’s Bowers to offer “Watermelon Collection” of Large Size Notes at the ANA World’s Fair Money in August

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, leading auctioneer and retailer of premium collectible coins, currency and precious metals, announces the offering of a sophisticated collection of United States Federally Issued banknotes pedigreed as the Watermelon Collection. This advanced assortment covers nearly all genres of the large size type issuance and will be a featured collection in the Stack’s […]

New Book on “History of Collecting Confederate Paper Money”

New Book on “History of Collecting Confederate Paper Money”

Pierre Fricke, Author, Interviewer: David Lisot. Pierre Fricke continues his research efforts in the field of Confederate with this new book being published. He shares what information is contained and why collectors will want to add this new literary effort to their libraries. Copyright © CoinWeek – May 2012 Early American Coppers Convention Buffalo, New […]

Rare Canadian Bank Note Errors Up For Auction

Rare Canadian Bank Note Errors Up For Auction

A major Canadian error bank note collection will hit the auction block at the Geoffrey Bell Auction May 31-June 1,) 2012 at the Toronto Reference Library in conjunction with the Toronto Coin Expo. “We are pleased to be handling such an elite and extensive collection totalling over 90 notes. Perhaps the finest Canadian error bank note […]

PCGS Currency Certifies  Inscribed Titanic Survivor’s Note

PCGS Currency Certifies Inscribed Titanic Survivor’s Note

(Peoria, Illinois) — The 1899 $1 Silver Certificate a survivor of the S.S. Titanic had in his pocket a century ago when he was rescued from the Atlantic Ocean, and then was later inscribed by him, has been certified by PCGS Currency (www.PCGSCurrency.com). “Given all of the anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the sinking […]

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Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Present more than 3,100 Lots Over Four Days in Hong Kong

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Present more than 3,100 Lots Over Four Days in Hong Kong

IRVINE, Calif. – Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio will present an exceptional selection of more than 3,100 lots of Chinese and East Asian coins and banknotes at The Mira Hong Kong, April 1-4, 2012, HKT. The four-day auction event is estimated to realize more than $10 million USD and offers three catalogs spotlighting a multitude of […]

THE LONE-WOLF COUNTERFEITER: CZESLAW BOJARSKI

THE LONE-WOLF COUNTERFEITER: CZESLAW BOJARSKI

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

Business Strong at Chicago Paper Money Expo

Business Strong at Chicago Paper Money Expo

IOLA, Wis. (March 15, 2012) — Enjoying what he says was his best quarter of business in the past 30 years, and hoping this trend will continue, dealer Frederick J. Bart of Executive Currency, Roseville, Mich., was upbeat about the 18th Annual Chicago Paper Money Expo March 8-11 in Rosemont, Ill. The show at the […]

“Holy Grail” of Mormon Paper Currency-Signed by Brigham Young to be offered in Baltimore

“Holy Grail” of Mormon Paper Currency-Signed by Brigham Young to be offered in Baltimore

By Bruce Roland Hagen, Senior Research Numismatist,  Stacks Bowers The highest Mormon Church officials gathered in January 1849 to finalize and circulate the most historic paper currency in their history. Using Kirtland Safety Society Bank notes that were emitted in Ohio twelve years earlier, the notes were countersigned by the group for use in Salt […]

News About the Memphis International Paper Money Show

News About the Memphis International Paper Money Show

Lyn Knight, President, LFK Trade Shows, Interviewer: David Lisot The Memphis Paper Show is coming up in June. Lyn Knight is the owner of the show since 2010 and continues to makes changes and innovations to Memphis. Hear what is upcoming at this year’s convention in June 2012. Runtime: 1:10 Copyright © CoinWeek  – February […]

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