More than 3,000 lots of U.S., world paper money to be offered at auction during Memphis paper money show

Series 1928 $1,000 gold certificate among sale highlights
By , Coin World
Published : 05/30/14
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Lyn Knight Currency Auctions will offer more than 3,000 lots of U.S. and world notes in four public auction sessions June 12 to 15 during the 38th annual International Paper Money Show in Memphis, Tenn.

One highlight of the auction is a Series 1928 $1,000 gold certificate, graded Gem New 65 Premium Paper Quality by PCGS Currency. The note, Lot 256, is estimated by the auction firm to bring $80,000 to $120,000.

Knight will also offer the Neil Shafer Collection of Money of the People at 3 p.m. on June 15. According to Shafer, the notes are examples of currency made by private businesses and individuals who were forced by circumstances to create their own paper currency to survive during wars or other social upheavals. More than 700 lots of these privately issued pieces will be offered.

For more information about the auction, visit the Lyn Knight Currency Auctions website. For more information about the International Paper Money Show visit the show’s website.

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