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Last of Eldorado collection on offer

The final installment of the remarkable “Eldorado Collection of the Paper Money of Colombia” is to be offered as part of Stack’s Bowers’ contribution to the American Numismatic Association’s World Fair of Money in August. The collection was 50 years … Continue reading

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Non-standard ‘C’ oddity spotted on note

By Peter Huntoon Tom Conklin spotted the non-standard ‘C’ in the right serial number on this Series of 1929 note owned by Matt Draiss from The First National Bank of Windham, N.Y., charter 12164. As shown on the blowup at … Continue reading

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New signature for BoE notes

On the last day of April, the Governor of the Bank of England announced the appointment of a new Chief Cashier and Director of Notes: Sarah John. She will take up the role on June 1. In making the announcement, … Continue reading

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Town name dresses up collection

By Peter Huntoon Mountain Grove is a town with a population of a little under 5,000 located in the Ozarks east of Springfield on US 60. The bank had a small circulation that was supported by modest numbers of Series … Continue reading

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Short snorters aid in exploration

By Mark Hotz This month, we conclude my series on inscribed currency in my collection. Although I have lots more notes, I choose to illustrate and describe ones that I think will show diversity and be interesting. I have over … Continue reading

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Vintage vignetted sheet done in brown by ABN

By Neil Shafer This vignetted sheet done in brown by American Bank Note features a compilation of images including ornate letters, decorative symbols, stylish females, an eagle, and an automobile seemingly dating to the first quarter of the 20th century. … Continue reading

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Nearly 500 New Zealand notes on offer

Nearly 500 bank note lots will headline a combined notes, coins, tokens, errors and medals auction on offer from Mowbray Collectables May 25-26. Among the 920 lots in the catalog are Chinese, Scottish, English, and United States notes. The New … Continue reading

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First-rate speakers heading IPMS

The International Paper Money Show has lined up a stellar group of speakers at its June 7-10 Kansas City show. It is a veritable who’s who put together by Peter Huntoon, whose articles appear in every issue of Bank Note … Continue reading

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Straits Settlement $10 tops $153K

Spink London’s April paper money sale featured two catalogs: that encompassing a wide-range of world paper and that of the specialist Shlomo Tepper Collection of Palestine. The grand total for the sale was $2,479,298. As was expected presale, one note … Continue reading

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Iowa to host bank note seminar

The Higgins Museum 2018 National Bank Note Seminar is scheduled for Thursday, July 26, at the museum in Okoboji, Iowa. Six prominent speakers have been scheduled: Peter Huntoon, Mark Drengson, Steven J. Sweeney, Larry Adams, Michael B. Scacci, and Mark … Continue reading

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