A Connecticut line note being offered by George H. LaBarre Galleries of Hollis, N.H., the firm says, is both a new discovery and an unusual piece of Revolutionary War history. It is one of only several dozen issued to African-American soldiers that have ever been on the market, according to the seller.
Images of Value: The Artwork Behind U.S. Security Engraving 1830s-1980s, an exhibition at New York’s Grolier Club, reveals the history behind a financial document’s image.
A Dominion of Canada $4 note dated July 2, 1900, and graded Gem Uncirculated 66 Premium Paper Quality by PCGS Currency sold for $51,750 in Canadian funds, making it the top seller among several hundred pieces of Canadian paper money at the TOREX coin show in Toronto on Feb. 24.
A Walmart employee in Florida was caught substituting movie prop money notes for a section of genuine $100 Federal Reserve notes in the middle of a $10,000 pack. A camera caught the crime, reportedly committed by an employee responsible for counting the store’s cash every day.
A new 100-peso note is Mexico’s first commemorative bank note since 2009. The red and yellow 100-peso note entered circulation on Feb. 5, the 100th anniversary of the approval of the Mexican constitution.
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s newest offering for collectors will go on sale at 8:00 A.M. Eastern Time on March 14: the America’s Founding Fathers 2017 Currency set.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is following up on reports of fake Federal Reserve notes being passed in at least two Alberta towns, Red Deer and Innisfail, according to stories in the communities’ local papers.
Zimbabwe’s bond notes, introduced in recent months to provide liquidity to the economy and increase exports, have thus far done little of either. However, on eBay, they’re bringing more than face value.
The Swiss National Bank on Feb. 27 took a stand against the current trend for currency seen in several nations when one of its top executives said the bank has “no plans whatsoever to do way with cash.” This stance comes on the heels of significant buzz in European money markets, after the continent’s biggest bank announced last year it will stop issuing €500...
Nominations for the International Banknote Society’s 2016 Banknote of the Year Award closed on Jan. 31 with a slate of 19 finalists from 18 different countries selected for consideration.