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The World of Paper Money

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Latest Banknote News

Uzbekistan

March 5, 2017 - Uzbekistan plans to issue a 10,000 Sum note on March 10, 2017. The highest denomination currently in circulation is 5000 Sum. The size of the new note is 144 x 78 mm. See pictures of the new notes in my blog.

Ghana

March 3, 2017 - The Bank of Ghana plans to issue a 5 Cedi banknote commemorating its 60th Anniversary on March 7, 2017. See pictures of the note in my blog.

Iran

March 1, 2017 - The Central Bank of Iran plans to issue a new design 10,000 Rial banknote in June 2017. The new note is 140 mm X 71 mm, reduced in size from the previous issue. See pictures of the new note in my blog.

Australia

February 16, 2017 - The Reserve Bank has revealed the design of the new $10 banknote to be circulated from September 2017. The $10 banknote celebrates two famous Australian writers, Dame Mary Gilmore and AB "Banjo" Paterson. See pictures of the notes in my blog.

Poland

February 11, 2017 - Poland releases into circulation a new 500 Zlotych note on February 10, 2017. See pictures of the new note in my blog.

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Synopsis

This site is all about paper money. Most people associate money with earning and spending. Very few consider money as an art object or a collectable item. Only in the last several decades has paper money collecting as a hobby become more popular. Modern banknotes are very attractive and colorful, especially in uncirculated conditions favored by collectors. This site features over 2400 notes from 314 countries.

The banknotes are showcased in 7 major galleries by geographical regions. You can also find any particular country under country index. In addition, there are 9 special exhibits:

starBanknote of the Year
starHybrid Polymer
starHyperinflation
starJapanese Invasion Money
starMillennium
starPolymer Plastic
starQueen Elizabeth II
starU. S. Obsoletes

You will also find some interesting information related to paper money:

starBanknote collectors directory
starBanknote dealers directory
starBanknote news archive
starFancy number banknotes
starIs my money worth anything?
starPaper money trivia
starReplicas of U. S. obsoletes
starWho use euro?

I hope you enjoy your visit. On your way out, you may want to stop by My Store to check out the banknotes I have for sale. This site changes frequently. So come back soon you hear!

 

Last revised March 22, 2017

 

 

 

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