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The World of Paper Money

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Special Exhibits

 

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
starBanknote Vignettes
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 and 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!

 

Latest Banknote News

Zambia

October 23, 2014 - The Bank of Zambia has unveiled a 50th Independence Anniversary 50 Kwacha commemorative banknote bearing portraits of former Presidents and the current Head of State. See pictures of the new note in my blog.

Macau

October 7, 2014 - Macau Banco Nacional Ultramarino issued a 10 Patacas note dated 1 DE JANEIRO DE 2014 to commemorates the Year of the Horse, and a 10 Patacas note dated 1 DE JANEIRO DE 2015 to commemorates the Year of the Goat. See pictures of the new notes, courtesy Claudio Marana, on my website.

Macau Bank of China issued a 10 Patacas notes dated January 1, 2014 to commemorates the Year of the Horse, and a 10 Patacas notes dated January 1, 2015 to ommemorates the Year of the Goat. See pictures of the new notes, courtesy Claudio Marana, on my website.

Myanmar

September 27, 2014 - The Central Bank of Myanmar will introduce a new Ks 5,000 bank note on October 1, 2014 in order to prevent counterfeiting. See details of the new note in my blog.

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