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The World of Paper Money

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Latest Banknote News

Uzbekistan

February 21, 2017 - The Central Bank of Uzbekistan plans to issue 10,000 Sum banknotes. The exact date of issuance of the high-denomination banknotes has not been yet reported. To date, the largest denomination banknotes of the national currency is 5,000 Sum issued on July 1, 2013. See pictures of the new notes 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.

Bhutan

February 7, 2017 - Bhutan plans to issue a new 100 Ngultrum banknote in late 2017 to commemorate the First Birth Anniversary of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck. See pictures of the note in my blog.

Mexico

February 7, 2017 - The Banco de México reportedly issued a new 100 Peso note on February 5, 2017 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the enactment of the Mexican Constitution. 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 February 27, 2017

 

 

 

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