During a recent visit to the United Kingdom, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that children of the future will not know what traditional cash is, Mirror Online reports. Cook’s comments, which he made while speaking at Trinity College in Dublin, don’t come as much of a surprise seeing that his Apply Pay contact-free system has caused quite a buzz after debuting in the UK on...
A landmark event in paper money auctions occurred at the Lyn Knight Auctions sale on the evening of Nov. 20 in Rosemont, Ill., when three national bank notes joined an elite club by breaking the $100,000 price barrier.
American artist James Stephen George Boggs, better known as J.S.G. Boggs, works at the intersection of art, illusion and commerce. He is best known for his hand-drawn exact replicas of paper currency, called “Boggs bills,” that he draws and uses as part of an exchange.
The 541 lots in the floor session of the November Stack’s Bowers Galleries United States paper currency auction in Baltimore reasserted the dominance of large-size notes as market leaders. After a run of auctions by different houses wherein small-size notes and national bank notes sometimes eclipsed large-size issues, this sale marked a return to familiar territory.
The new €20 bank note being released in all 22 eurozone nations Nov. 25 will join the already issued €5 and €10 notes as members of the second generation of euros, which are known as the “Europa Series.” The release comes at an opportune time given reports that in the first half of 2015 55 percent of counterfeit notes intercepted by banks in the Eurozone were...
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing on Dec. 1 will release a new intaglio print recognizing allegorical female figures “that represent a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.” The print is titled “Ideals in Allegory — Democracy” and features three allegorical figures, all women.
The National Bank of Georgia on Nov. 3 revealed that the first major upgrade to its lari-denominated bank notes in 20 years will begin in 2016 when new 20-, 50-, and 100-lari notes enter circulation alongside their older counterparts. The bank says in a statement that the project brings together a number of important factors related to the production of bank notes.
The elevated starting price of $270,000 certainly had an impact on the number of participating bidders at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction of a unique $500 interest-bearing note on Nov. 5, but when the hammer finally fell with a winning price of $352,500, it was the most a third-party graded note of this currency category had ever sold for at public auction.
Early American's 249-lot sale Nov. 20 and 21 features a number of lots offering paper money. Among the lots offered is a circa 1900 Heraldic Eagle plaque created from macerated United States currency and an uncut eight-note sheet of March 5, 1776, New York Water Works 4-shilling notes.
When the Bank of Scotland announced its first polymer £5 bank note, it said that in addition to the regular issue it would issue a special limited edition £5 note that would feature a design from the winner of a children’s competition. All sales proceeds were to go to the BBC Children in Need charity.