• Year of the Pig Lucky Money
    Jan 3, 2022, 08:00 AM

    BEP delays release of 2022 Lucky Money collector product

    The Chinese New Year begins Feb. 1, the Year of the Tiger, but the Bureau of Engraving and Printing's Lucky Money product for 2022 isn't ready yet, as the BEP continues to deal with COVID delays.

  • Series 2017 A note
    Dec 31, 2021, 09:35 AM

    Delay in naming U.S. treasurer holds up release of note series

    With no appointee filling the U.S. treasurer's office, no treasurer signature is available, and no new note series will be issued until that problem is resolved.

  • United Arab Emirates 50-dirham polymer note
    Dec 27, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates issues polymer note

    A note commemorating the 50th anniversary of a historic event became historic in its own right as the 50-dirham note is the first polymer note issued by the Central Bank of UAE.

  • 1882 gold certificate from Joel Anderson Collection
    Dec 26, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Heritage sale includes finest $1,000 gold certificate

    A Series 1882 $1,000 gold certificate from the Joel Anderson Collection is considered the finest known and will be offered at the Heritage sale held in January at the FUN Convention.

  • New Zealand polymer note
    Dec 25, 2021, 09:20 AM

    New Zealand has a problem with the defacing of its notes

    New Zealand is seeing an increase in defaced notes due to a hoax played on its citizens who are rubbing the notes with coins as if they were lottery tickets and ruining the bills in the process.

  • Federal Reserve Board print order for 2022
    Dec 24, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Fed order for notes might Increase in 2022

    The Federal Reserve's print order for notes, submitted to the BEP in July, allows for an increase in 2022 to meet the trend of increasing demand for paper money during the global pandemic.

  • Euro note for redesign
    Dec 20, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Next design for euro bank notes expected by 2024

    A drastic design change is expected for the euro bank note by 2024 with plans to involve citizens in providing opinions on what should be depicted on the future currency.

  • Hologram award winner
    Dec 19, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Bank note holograms dominate awards for holography industry

    An international hologram trade group assigned three of its five top awards — best security application, origination and innovation — for uses of the three-dimensional imagery on currency notes.

  • Romanian 20-lei issued in 2021
    Dec 16, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Romania releases two new polymer bank notes

    New polymer notes from Romania include the Nov. 26 issue of a 20-lei note honoring a heroic female soldier, the first real woman on Romanian currency, and a Dec. 1 issue replicating the first 20-lei note.

  • Bank of China Winter Olympic notes
    Dec 13, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Bank of China notes will celebrate Olympics

    Beijing is hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics Games in February and several commemorative notes created by Bank of China entities mark the occasion.

  • Liberia $100 note
    Dec 12, 2021, 10:09 AM

    Central Bank of Liberia prepares to issue new note series

    A new bank note series is beginning in Liberia, starting with $100 notes (valued at 70 U.S. cents), with a release timed to increase liquidity in the economy for the holiday season.

  • Israeli note
    Dec 12, 2021, 09:00 AM

    COVID fears result in destroyed notes in Israel

    In fear that currency could carry the COVID-19 virus, an elderly Israeli woman placed bleached notes collected as rent in a microwave to disinfect, which burned them, causing her to repent in ashes.

  • Series 1890 $20 Treasury note
    Dec 9, 2021, 10:00 AM

    1890 Treasury note sets auction record in Baltimore sale

    A price record was set at the Stack's Bowers Galleries Baltimore sale when the finest known Series 1890 $20 Treasury note sold for $81,000 including the buyer's fee.

  • Azerbaijan 500-manat commemorative note
    Dec 8, 2021, 10:12 AM

    Azerbaijan note celebrates 2020 conflict over disputed lands

    A commemorative 500-manat note being issued by the Central Bank of Azerbaijan celebrates the first anniversary of victory in the 44-day Patriotic War of 2020.

  • Bank of Mexico 50-peso note 2021
    Nov 29, 2021, 08:10 AM

    Bank of Mexico introduces new 50-peso note

    Bank of Mexico's Series G 50-peso polymer note, issued Oct. 28, features Teocalli De La Guerra Sagrada monolith on the face and Mexico’s rivers and lakes (and a salamander) on the back.

  • North Korea emergency notes
    Nov 28, 2021, 08:00 AM

    New details arise on 'tonpyo' from North Korea

    What were once thought to be foreign currency vouchers from North Korea are now reported to be emergency money coupons, issued because of inability to issue bank notes.

  • Chinese speciment note from 1905
    Nov 27, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Chinese notes focus of Dec. 7 auction planned by AIA

    Chinese bank notes from the Lucerne Collection will be featured in a 612-lot, two-session public auction by Archives International Auctions LLC to begin on Dec. 7.

  • Union City Michigan national bank note
    Nov 22, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Michigan nationals focus of sale from Lyn Knight Auctions

    Lyn Knight Currency Auctions' rare December auction, between the Baltimore Expo and FUN, is a chance to pick up quality notes from the Dan Freeland Collection of Michigan national bank notes.

  • £500 Bank of England note from Liverpool
    Nov 21, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Dix Noonan Webb sale focuses on world notes

    Notes from England, Ireland and Scotland are among the featured lots in the upcoming Dix Noonan Webb sale with several lots expected to bring high interest and a high selling price.

  • Sarawak note
    Nov 20, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Sarawak notes top estimates in Spink sale

    Spink resumed its floor auctions (with an associated e-auction), offering over 400 lots of world notes in an Oct. 27 London sale, where a group of Sarawak notes soared, and other results were mixed.