Category Archives: Obsolete Paper Money

Heritage Offers Aberon Collection of Virginia Obsolete Banknotes

Open for bidding now at Heritage is an auction of the Aberon Collection of Virginia Obsolete Banknotes, one of our month-long auctions intended for collectors of all numismatic budgets. The live auction will begin at 7 PM on Friday, July 31. This fascinating collection consists of 464 notes, mostly from the 1850s and ’60s, including […]

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Archives International to Offer US, Chinese and World Banknotes, Scripophily at Milestone 50th Auction

The auction will be held by Archives International Auctions in NYC and their offices in Fort Lee, N.J. Archives International Auction’s (AIA) December “50th Milestone Auction” scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, December 3-4, consists of over 1,150 lots of rare and desirable banknotes, scripophily, Presidential autographs, and historic Ephemera. Featured will be an extensive collection […]

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Chinese, US & World Banknotes, Coins & Scripophily at Archives International Auctions Sale 48

By Archives International Auctions …… Archives International Auctions is holding a public auction of U.S., Chinese & World banknotes, scripophily and coins on Wednesday, May 23 in 2 sessions. SESSION 1 – (Lots 1 to 543): Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Coins and Scripophily – Beginning at 10:30 AM Local Time SESSION 2 – (Lots 544 […]

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Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Currency Auction Now Open for Bidding

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers ……   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Winter Expo is now online and open for bidding. The auction, which will be held live Thursday, November 9, will offer nearly 700 lots of paper money covering the full spectrum United […]

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ALERT: Obsolete paper money stolen in Georgia

The Numismatic Crime Information Center advises collectors to be on the lookout for the following obsolete bank notes, stolen from a car in Georgia:
The Coweta County, Georgia, sheriff’s department is investigating a burglary resulting in the loss of the following obsolete notes:

Merchants and Planters Bank $1 (1857) $1 (1859) $2 $3 $5 $10 $20 $50 $100
Timber Cutters Bank $1 $2 $10 $20 $50
State of Georgia Bank of Commerce $1 $2 $5 $20
Farmers and Mechanics Bank $1 $2 $5 $10 $100
Planters Bank $1

All were in a black binder marked “Currency Album” in gold leaf. All notes were from the 1850, and drawn on Savannah, Georgia, chartered banks

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ALERT: Obsolete paper money stolen in Georgia

The Numismatic Crime Information Center advises collectors to be on the lookout for the following obsolete bank notes, stolen from a car in Georgia:
The Coweta County, Georgia, sheriff’s department is investigating a burglary resulting in the loss of the following obsolete notes:

Merchants and Planters Bank $1 (1857) $1 (1859) $2 $3 $5 $10 $20 $50 $100
Timber Cutters Bank $1 $2 $10 $20 $50
State of Georgia Bank of Commerce $1 $2 $5 $20
Farmers and Mechanics Bank $1 $2 $5 $10 $100
Planters Bank $1

All were in a black binder marked “Currency Album” in gold leaf. All notes were from the 1850, and drawn on Savannah, Georgia, chartered banks

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Stack’s Bowers ANA US Currency Auction Now Open for Bidding

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money is now online and open for bidding. This year’s auction offers 551 live lots along with 286 Internet-only lots. Headlining the auction is The Cleo Collection of Confederate Paper Money, a complete type collection of Confederate treasury notes of […]

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Rare Bank of Germantown “Polar Bear” Note in March Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Currency Auction

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers …… A rare obsolete banknote featuring one of the most iconic vignettes in American currency will be featured in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ upcoming Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo. The $1 note from the Bank of Germantown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Haxby PA-150 […]

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Archives International Auctions Sale 37 – US, Chinese & World Banknotes, Scripophily & Coins

By Archives International Auctions …… More than 1,100 lots of U.S., Chinese and Worldwide banknotes, scripophily (the collecting of stock and bond certificates), Security Printing Ephemera and Coins will be sold at a two-session public auction on Tuesday, December 6 and Tuesday, December 13 at our offices at 1580 Lemoine Avenue in Fort Lee, New […]

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Grading Paper Money – 2016 PMG Registry Award Winners

The results of the seventh annual PMG Registry Awards are in! Each year Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) recognizes outstanding achievement in Registry set building. As the PMG Registry grows to include sets of all sizes from around the world, this becomes a more difficult task than in previous years. We applaud all the PMG Registry […]

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Cool Currency! from the 2015 Memphis International Paper Money Show – Video: 13:28

CoinWeek’s David Lisot was in Long Beach, California, site of the 2015 Memphis International Paper Money Show. While there, David had a chance to talk to dealers and collectors to see what Cool Currency! they had on hand. Frederick J. Bart, 1977 Federal Reserve $10 Note Obstructed Printing Error PG64, Dennis Forgue, Colonial Vermont Half Crown Note, Pierre Fricke, Confederate […]

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