Also this week, the Commission of Fine Arts had some recommendations to make on future coin and gold medal designs.
Apparently there is no longer enough profit in counterfeiting regular $100 bills. After all why settle for passing a fake at only face value, when if it is an error note you can get substantially more?
Error notes were a focus for Lyn Knight’s auction at the International Paper Money Show in Kansas City, Mo., including a double-denomination national bank note.
Call it unconventional. Or maybe even a little bit nuts. Whatever you call it, “The Cod are Coming — Cod Kroner Now” is the title of the music video the Bank of Norway is using to introduce the new 200-kroner note.
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s newest offering, the 2017 $2 Triple Deuce Currency set, features one Series 2013 and two Series 2009 $2 notes with matching serial numbers beginning with 2017.
Did a former automaker in Indiana once issue scrip? Plus some alternative collecting methods: Inside Coin World
Coin World's last weekly issue of the month examines a famous name associated with scrip notes and autos — or is it? We also find an interesting twist on the VAM-1i 1878-S Morgan dollar.
The International Association of Currency Affairs, a trade group, has named Switzerland’s 50-franc note its winner in the Best New Banknote/Series category.
The focal point of the June 1 and 2 Toronto Coin Expo was not the bourse floor of more than 50 dealers, but the accompanying sale held by Geoffrey Bell Auctions.
The Bank of Scotland’s new polymer £10 note will enter circulation in October. The new issue will be similar to the paper note it replaces, but a little smaller and with design and security modifications.
Bank of England officials face a furor over the portrait of Jane Austen on the new £10 note. Some critics thinks they made her look too much like a “Disney Princess.”