The second rare album of Confederate paper currency to hit the auction block in two weeks sold Jan. 14. at the New York International Numismatic Convention. Kolbe & Fanning, dealers in numismatic literature, sold an incomplete Thian master album for $41,300.
Which signature of Steven Mnuchin will appear on Federal Reserve notes if he is confirmed? The one shown here can be read but the other, not so much.
World paper money starred at auctions by Heritage and Stack’s Bowers during the January FUN convention and New York International Numismatic Convention.
A revolution began in 2005 and things have not been the same since. The concept of third-party grading made the leap from coins to paper money when the two major grading services introduced slabbing for notes.
In our latest Coin World Show & Tell Facebook video, senior editor Jeff Starck breaks down fascinating African notes that boast some pretty gaudy denominations.
A January auction of U.S. paper money by Heritage saw an album of Confederate notes and high-denomination Federal Reserve notes attract big bids.
The Times of India says that a tech specialist in Bangalore has solved the filthy money problem. Rejani Krishnankutty, a medical nanotechnology worker, will discuss with the Indian government a proposal to put a “microbiocidal silver nanoparticle coating” on bank notes to disinfect them.
Numismatics, the study of money, takes on an entirely new dimension in a recent article in Scientific American by Dina Fine Maron. Money, she discovered, is disgustingly filthy.
Numerous examples of notes show criminally minded individuals played loose and free with bank names in an attempt to defraud the careless. However, sometimes it all worked out for the best. Take, for example, State Bank of Indiana and the Bank of the State of Indiana.
Two countries recently announced bank notes that will be made as a tribute to future sporting events. Russia will celebrate the 2018 World Cup and South Korea will mark the Winter Olympics the same year on new notes.