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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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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 […]

Delcampe Offers New Bank Trading Platform. VIDEO: 4:21.

Delcampe Offers New Bank Trading Platform. VIDEO: 4:21.

Dimitri Aerts, Dutch Manager, Belgium Interviewer: David Lisot The Belgian internet company Delcampe has a website that specializes in the sale and auction of paper money. Notes are listed with descriptions and images of each item. This was their first time to exhibit at Maastricht. Dimitri Aerts, Dutch representative for the company, describes the auction […]

By October 21, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
New Book Available: “Polymer Bank Notes of the World”

New Book Available: “Polymer Bank Notes of the World”

Stane Straus, Author Interviewer: David Lisot A new book about the material that is replacing paper to make paper money has been written. Polymer is the material that it seems will one day replace all our bank notes. Find out about why this material is being used, what it offers that paper does not, and […]

By October 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By October 1, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By July 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
IPMS 2012 PCGS Currency Hall of Fame

IPMS 2012 PCGS Currency Hall of Fame

Jason Bradford, Laura Kessler, Jeff Smith Every hobby with devoted participants has a Hall of Fame. PCGS Currency goves this award to the person who has put together the most outstanding collections of paper money and helped promote the hobby. This award is given to Jeff Smith who has some amazing collections of bank notes. […]

By June 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Emard Award 2012 – PCGS Currency

The Emard Award 2012 – PCGS Currency

Jason Bradford, Laura Kessler, Larry Emard, Ed Henly The PCGS Set Registry Awards includes the coveted Emard Award. This award is given to the person who has helped promote the hobby of collecting and promotion of paper money. This year’s winner is Ed Henly. The man for whom the award is named makes the presentation. […]

By June 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 Money eBooks from Krause Publications

Paper Money eBooks from Krause Publications

IOLA, Wis. (June 21, 2012) — Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, online products and events, is currently offering a variety of its Paper Money products in e-book form. In just one month over the 2011 holiday season, e-reader ownership nearly doubled, and 29 percent of adult book readers have consumed at least one […]

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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Cool Currency Memphis IPMS 2012 Video – Part 1

Cool Currency Memphis IPMS 2012 Video – Part 1

CoinWeek has expanded our coverage of Paper Money and currency with the addition on our new series on “Cool Currency”. This is Part One 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 […]

By June 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

How to Collect Confederate Paper Money Video

How to Collect Confederate Paper Money Video

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. Video runtime : 1:52. Early American Coppers Convention Buffalo, New York 5/4/2012 […]

Paper Money Market at TNA Convention 2012

Paper Money Market at TNA Convention 2012

James Fitzgerald, Owner, Fitzgerald Coins & Currency Interviewer: David Lisot Paper money collecting is a large part of the numismatic hobby. Prices for many notes took a downturn when the Recession started. Dealer Jim Fitzgerald shares his perspective about the market in the different kinds of bank notes at the TNA. Video: 1:21 Copyright © […]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Sells over $10.5 Million in Hong Kong

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Sells over $10.5 Million in Hong Kong

IRVINE, Calif. – Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio conducted its April 2012 Hong Kong sale last week at the Mira Hotel in Kowloon. Drawing huge crowds of bidders, the four day auction event realized an impressive total of $10,546,612. In three catalogs, the sale covered everything from Chinese coins and provincial issues to modern Chinese coins […]

Finest 1905 $20 Gold Certificate could top $120,000 in Heritage CSNS Currency Auction

Finest 1905 $20 Gold Certificate could top $120,000 in Heritage CSNS Currency Auction

April 18-22  auction features more than 3,400 total lots of fine, rare and valuable currency to collectors at CSNS in Schaumberg, IL Heritage Auctions, the official auctioneer of the Central States Numismatic Society Show, will offer more than 3,400 lots of rare and collectible currency as part of its Signature® Currency Auction being held April […]

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 […]

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