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Numismatic Artist Sue Bauman Attends PCDA Currency Convention. VIDEO

Numismatic Artist Sue Bauman Attends PCDA Currency Convention. VIDEO

Sue Bauman, Numismatic Artist, TNA Associates Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……… There is more to the paper money hobby than just buying and selling. Sue Bauman was moved to paint various images she found on bank notes creating beautiful works of art. She shares how she got started in her painting career, show examples of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Not Everyone Tries to Cherrypick on eBay. VIDEO: 1:43.

Not Everyone Tries to Cherrypick on eBay. VIDEO: 1:43.

John Markis, Trusted Traditions Currency Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. The Internet auction company eBay was founded in 1995 and quickly began trading in all kind of different collectible items. John Markis of Trusted Traditions Currency was one of the first people to list bank notes on the site. He shares his memories of when currency […]

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A Tale When Paper Money First Traded on eBay. VIDEO: 1:39.

A Tale When Paper Money First Traded on eBay. VIDEO: 1:39.

John Markis, Trusted Traditions Currency Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. The Internet auction company eBay was founded in 1995 and quickly began trading in all kind of different collectible items. John Markis of Trusted Traditions Currency was one of the first people to list bank notes on the site. He shares his memories of when currency […]

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Federal Reserve Announces Day of Issue of Redesigned $100 Note

Federal Reserve Announces Day of Issue of Redesigned $100 Note

The Federal Reserve Board announced that the redesigned $100 note will begin circulating on October 8, 2013. This note, which incorporates new security features such as a blue, 3-D security ribbon, will be easier for the public to authenticate but more difficult for counterfeiters to replicate.   The new design for the $100 note was […]

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Unique #1 Brownback Bank Note on Display at ANA Convention. VIDEO: 2:57

Unique #1 Brownback Bank Note on Display at ANA Convention. VIDEO: 2:57

George Schweighofer, President, Currency Quest Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… A rare brown back national bank note serial #1 surfaced at the American Numismatic Association Convention in Chicago. Paper money dealer George Schweighofer explains how he located the note, why it is so valuable and what kind of value he places on the item. Copyright © […]

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Unique Alaska Discovery Bank Note on Display at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 5:48.

Unique Alaska Discovery Bank Note on Display at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 5:48.

Lyn Knight, Memphis Paper Show, Andrew Shiva, National Currency Foundation. Interviewer: David Lisot…….. A bank note has been uncovered that is being called the “Holy Grail” of paper money discoveries. Collectors have long wondered if a Brown Back national bank note from Alaska would ever be uncovered. A serial number 1 note from Juneau was […]

By June 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Effect of Gold Price on the Paper Money Market. VIDEO: 2:29

Effect of Gold Price on the Paper Money Market. VIDEO: 2:29

Keith Bauman, Jos Eijserman, Ali Mehilba, & Don Olmstead. Interviewer: David Lisot ……. Many markets are affected by swings in the precious metals markets. Many coin and precious metals dealers also buy and sell collectible bank notes. Dealers at the Memphis Paper Show share their opinions whether the price of gold affects their market. Copyright […]

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Cool Currency! Memphis Paper Money Show 2013. VIDEO

Cool Currency! Memphis Paper Money Show 2013. VIDEO

Eyad Alali: Jordan 1959 5 Dinar, Keith Bauman: Encased Postage Stamp and Fractional Currency, Ali Mehilba, United States $10 MPC Replacement note, Don Olmstead: Canada 1954 $1000 Bill, & Nico Verhoef: France 1792 Assignat 20 Sol sheet. Interviewer: David Lisot …… CoinWeek continues our expanded coverage of Paper Money and Currency with the latest installment […]

By June 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
News From Maastricht Paper Money Fair, Valkenburg. VIDEO: 2:18.

News From Maastricht Paper Money Fair, Valkenburg. VIDEO: 2:18.

Jos Eijserman, Paper Money Fair Promoter Interviewer: David Lisot…….. Although Memphis is the oldest and most well known collector convention devoted to paper money collecting Jos Eijserman hosts the Maastricht Paper Money Fair gathering in Valkenburg in the Netherlands. Jos shares what collectors can expect to find at Europe’s most popular paper money show. Copyright […]

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Debbie Knight Talks About the Memphis Paper Show

Debbie Knight Talks About the Memphis Paper Show

Debbie Knight, Lyn Knight Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot…… Lyn Knight bought the Memphis International Paper Money Show just a few years ago. Since then he has assembled a new team of workers to assist in the planning and coordination of the annual event. Debbie Knight is Lyn’s wife and brings a delightful female charm to […]

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PMG Grades Famous “Grand Watermelon” Note

PMG Grades Famous “Grand Watermelon” Note

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has graded and encapsulated the extremely rare 1890 $1,000 Treasury Note, considered to be the most famous US note type. Commonly called the “Grand Watermelon,” the note received its nickname because the three zeros on the back resemble watermelons. PMG has graded this note Extremely Fine 45 Net. This specimen recently […]

PMG Releases Complete World Paper Money Price Guide

PMG Releases Complete World Paper Money Price Guide

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has announced that it has released the first online price guide for world notes. The World Paper Money Price Guide is located on the PMG website (www.PMGnotes.com) and is free for all users. This resource was created through an exclusive agreement with Krause Publication’s NumisMaster, which will independently compile valuations and […]

PMG-Certified Note Sells for Record $2.6 Million

PMG-Certified Note Sells for Record $2.6 Million

A note graded by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has set a new world record price after it was sold for $2.6 million. Graded VF 25 by PMG, the Series 1891 $1,000 Silver Certificate is unique in private hands. The only other known example is housed in the Smithsonian Institution. Featured on the cover of the […]

Unique Alaska Brown Back Note Discovery Announced at Memphis International Paper Money Show

Unique Alaska Brown Back Note Discovery Announced at Memphis International Paper Money Show

Incredible Note from the “Territory of Alaska” in pristine condition and serial #1 Discovered Andrew Shiva, founder of the National Currency Foundation ( a educational 501 (c) (3) foundation)  has announced the discovery of the only known “Territory of Alaska” $10 Series of 1882 Brown Back note issued by The First National Bank of Juneau. The […]

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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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1891 $1,000 Marcy Silver Certificate Sets New World Record Selling for $2.6 Million

1891 $1,000 Marcy Silver Certificate Sets New World Record Selling for $2.6 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, a subsidiary of Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ), announces the sale of five of the finest large-size Silver Certificates. In addition to the five privately placed notes, more than 80 Silver Certificates will be placed in Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money, which will take place […]

Morton & Eden’s Top 10 Prices of Coins, Historical Medals and Banknotes From June 5-6 Sale

Morton & Eden’s Top 10 Prices of Coins, Historical Medals and Banknotes From June 5-6 Sale

Tom Eden said: “This was a wide-ranging two-day auction embracing everything from ancient Greek and Roman coins alongside Islamic, Oriental, British and Foreign coins, paper money and Renaissance medals and plaquettes. It was in the latter category that the top price of the sale was achieved, for the rare pair of plaquettes by Valerio Belli, […]

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, […]

$100 1863 Gold Note Sells for More Than $2 Million at Heritage Auction. VIDEO: 3:37

$100 1863 Gold Note Sells for More Than $2 Million at Heritage Auction. VIDEO: 3:37

Bob Merrill, Auctioneer, Heritage Auctions……… Another classic bank note rarity has broken the million dollar mark at public auction. The 1863 gold note series circulated during the Civil War and have been enormously popular with collectors. This $100 example is one of only three known ot his signature variety, two of which are impounded in […]

Record Price of $2.5 Million Paid for 1891 $1000 Bill at Heritage Auction. VIDEO: 4:46

Record Price of $2.5 Million Paid for 1891 $1000 Bill at Heritage Auction. VIDEO: 4:46

Michael Sadler, Auctioneer, Heritage Auctions In a room full of the most serious collectors and dealers in United States paper money a record price of $2,585,000 was paid for an 1891 $1000 Treasury Note. This is one of only two known for the design and the only example available for collectors. The lot opened at […]

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 […]

News About Upcoming 2013 Memphis International Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 2:27

News About Upcoming 2013 Memphis International Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 2:27

Lyn Knight, President, Lyn Knight Currency Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot……. Paper money collectors from all over the world are looking forward to the upcoming paper money convention in Memphis, Tennessee. Started in 1977 this show was the first of the paper money only gatherings that have become the foundation of the collector market. Owner of […]

Nevada Issued Paper Money

Nevada Issued Paper Money

By Allen Rowe  –  Northern Nevada Coin ………. In 1863 the National Banking Act birthed forward a new type of currency in the United States. These notes were issued by the government for National banks. A National Bank put United States Bonds on deposit with the Treasury and then had notes printed against that deposit. […]

1891 $1,000 Treasury note achieves $2.5m auction record at Heritage

1891 $1,000 Treasury note achieves $2.5m auction record at Heritage

The unique 1891 $1,000 Treasury note is now the most valuable US banknote The only known example of the 1891 $1,000 Treasury note in private hands has set a new world record for a US banknote at auction, leading Heritage Auctions‘ April 24-26 & 28 Currency Signature Auction in Chicago. The note’s vignette depicts General […]

Three Major Rarities Expected to Bring $1+ Million Each in Heritage’s CSNS Currency Platinum Night event April 26

Three Major Rarities Expected to Bring $1+ Million Each in Heritage’s CSNS Currency Platinum Night event April 26

Heritage Auctions’ second CSNS Currency Platinum Night A Fr. 379c Series 1891 $1000 Treasury Note and a Fr. 1166c Series 1863 $100 Gold Certificate – the only notes of their kind in private hands known to exist – are in contention to take top lot honors during Heritage Auctions’ second annual Platinum Night Currency auction, […]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April Hong Kong Auction Results over $6.3 Million

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April Hong Kong Auction Results over $6.3 Million

STACK’S BOWERS AND PONTERIO SELLS MILLIONS IN HONG KONG Irvine, Calif. – Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio conducted their bi-annual Hong Kong sale from April 1-3 at the Sheraton Hotel in Kowloon. The sale featured more than 2,500 lots of Chinese and other Asian rarities, including both coins and paper money, and realized a strong $6,307,830. […]

Major Mormon Paper Money Collection to be Sold By Holabird-Kagin Americana. VIDEO: 3:43.

Major Mormon Paper Money Collection to be Sold By Holabird-Kagin Americana. VIDEO: 3:43.

Douglas Nyholm, Consignment Director, Holabird-Kagin. Interviewer: David Lisot One of the largest and most complete collections of Mormon paper money and memorabilia will be sold at auction by Holabird-Kagin Americana. Morman specialist Douglas Nyholm shows some of the highlights from the sale. He explains how the early Mormon Church attempted to set up its own […]

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