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Super Gems Continue Strong Performance
It appears to me that prices are firming up a bit. I think the FUN auctions will confirm this. At this point in time I see good prices for notes from Very Fine to Gem. There are more ups than downs. One serious down price was a note sold in the Carso
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Introduction
Welcome to the 2021 Coin Show & Auction Guide. This special supplement to Numismatic News, World Coin News and Bank Note Reporter features the hobby’s most complete listing of coin shows and auction firms. The guide is divided into three separate sec
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Auction Guide
AAA Historical Americana - World Exonumia, P.O. Box 4143, Rockford, IL 61110; (815) 226-0771; fax (815) 301-9696; email hartzog@exonumia.com; website www.exonumia.com. B. Ahlstrom Mynthandel AB, Radmansgatan 21, 114 25 Stockholm, Sweden; (46) 08-10-
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Show Guide
The Show Guide section provides geographic information about numismatic shows scheduled for the end of 2020 to the end of 2021. To look up a show quickly by date alone, or if you first need to find out where a particular show will be held, use the Sh
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Showdex
The Showdex section lists numismatic shows for 2021 in chronological order. For more information about a show listed in the Showdex section, note the state or country in which the show is held and find the appropriate listing in the Show Guide sectio
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Show Calendar
The BNR show calendar listings are restricted to those shows which have a specific paper money focus or which are large enough so that a significant number of tables of interest to currency collectors might be expected. Abbreviations used include, A:
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PRESIDENT Peter Miller VICE PRESIDENT/GENERAL MANAGER Corinne Zielke SENIOR MARKET ANALYST Richard Giedroyc DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION Phil Graham DESIGNER Ellie DeSautel SALES DIRECTOR Heather Glynn Gniazdowski ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVES April K
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Souderton, Pennsylvania Gets Some Banking Competition
For the start of a new year, I looked in my collection for an interesting note, combined with then and now views of the bank, to be the foundation of this article. I still am amazed (and at this point somewhat disgusted) that we are still in the mids
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Cut Notes Served Specific Purposes
NOTE: This article finishes our two-part review of cut notes of the world, which began in the December 2020 issue of Bank Note Reporter. The earlier part covered Colonial issues from Austria, Ceylon, Colombia, Cyprus and Fanning Island. Here we pick
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Coltrane Collection Draws Nearly $2.6 Million
The Mike Coltrane Collection Part 1 was offered at the November 4-5 auction. There were several notes that interested me because of their wonderful engravings, including a “Spread Eagle” $100 Legal Tender Note. The history represented by the signed,
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£778,000+ Spent During Spink’s November World Banknotes Auction
On November 4, Spink hosted a 568-lot auction, offering items from the Savio Gomes collection of World Banknotes focused on Indian material and the Henry Lau collection of US and Canadian Banknotes. The lots that drew my attention were from Canada, G
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Duplicated FRN Serial Numbers
My article in the March 2020 Bank Note Reporter elicited a lot of collector interest. This was about the $1 Series of 2013 FRNs where the Bureau of Engraving and Printing accidentally duplicated 6,650,000 serials in the B* block between the Washingto
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Reader’s Showcase
Steve Schroeder brought this significant pair of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, notes that went by in the January 2020 FUN Heritage sale to my attention. The salient fact that Steve caught was that this bank was one of forty banks chartered in mid-1882 that
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Proof Of The Month
Lincoln Daily News, June 21, 1917, p. 10. FINDS $400 IN CURRENCY John Kehm, Coach Cleaner, Discovers Bunch of Bank Notes Under a Stove When John Kehm, a Burlington coach cleaner, was taking care of a mail car which had been in service on the Sioux C
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Proof Of The Month
The small town of Browns Valley is a small piece of Minnesota juts westward into the northeastern corner of South Dakota; with a current population of under 600. The town occupies the north-south continental divide between the Bois de Sioux River tha
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Spink To Offer Sarawak 1945 Small Change Notes
On Jan. 15, during Spink’s NYINC World Banknotes Sale, highly collectable examples of all three known denominations of Sarawak 1945 small change notes will be of offer: 1 cent, 5 cents and 10 cents. Their provenance could not be better: Brooke family
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Gifts for Bank Note Collectors
As you read this, the holiday season will be upon you.You could be hinting to gift givers that you’d like some books on currency. If so, I have a few recommendations. If you like U.S. notes, a very good research book is available. The seventh edition
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Coins of Christmas Present
The Christmas spirit continues to imbue the 2020 numismatic world despite the ravages of The Age of COVID. The number of different coins being struck to celebrate the season has certainly not decreased. Their subject matter has become many-and-varied
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Gifts for Bank Note Collectors
If you’re like the rest of us, you probably want to forget the year 2020 ever happened. Luckily, the U.S. Mint has its 2019 Coin and Currency Set. It may have only been a year ago, but to some, it seems like eons. This product was the first time the
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Cut Notes: Intriguing, Historical and Unusual
NOTE: This article is the first of a two-part synopsis of the seldom used practice of preparing for or cutting notes in halves (or smaller pieces when necessary) at times when financial exigencies necessitated such actions. It has on occasion served
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Note Of The Month
Very few full uncut notes from Fanning Island are known to exist. The total authorized was said to be 1000 pieces, but serial numbers such as the one shown here in the 3000 range have been recorded. This particular example was used as a short snorter
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Show Calendar
The BNR show calendar listings are restricted to those shows which have a specific paper money focus or which are large enough so that a significant number of tables of interest to currency collectors might be expected. Abbreviations used include, A:
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PRESIDENT Peter Miller VICE PRESIDENT/GENERAL MANAGER Corinne Zielke ASSOCIATE EDITOR Hannah Wiedmeyer SENIOR MARKET ANALYST Richard Giedroyc DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION Phil Graham DESIGNER Julie Green SALES DIRECTOR Heather Glynn Gniazdowski April Kru
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Cooling Off From 2020 In Coolville, Ohio
December marks the beginning of winter, and it is often quite cold in most parts of the country. So, in honor of the traditional chill, I thought we might make a visit to one of the “hippest” names on national currency, Coolville, Ohio. Coolville is
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Bozeman: Territorial Discovery of the Year
The anticipation of seeing a previously unreported territorial note come in from the cold makes life worth living. Heritage blew us away when they landed this Bozeman, Mont., territorial. The note will be offered in the 2021 FUN auction. This wonderf
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Reader’s Showcase
Ardent Georgia national bank note collector and dealer Bobbie Mills won this significant number 1 Georgia Series of 1902 red seal from a recent Stack’s Bowers sale. It is only the second Georgia number 1 red seal recorded in the National Currency Fou
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Beating the COVID Blues in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Still in the clutches of the COVID-19 situation, and with little much to do, I decided to make a short drive to the bucolic Blue Ridge Mountains of Maryland and Pennsylvania. These mountains pass through the Maryland panhandle and parts of Central Pe
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Collecting Irish and Scottish Bank Notes
This month, I have invited Jonathan Callaway, an expert on currency from Ireland and Scotland, to share some of his thoughts on collecting and identifying bank notes. I could not pass up the opportunity to bring up a couple of questions on the ever-i
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Tim Prusmack: Artist Extraordinaire
For most of the time paper currency has been a part of earthly society, it has been used as an inspiration for artists to create copies. Sometimes such copies serve as a means of providing an outlet for a purely creative result; at other times a less
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Note Of The Month
National Gold Bank Notes were specifically derived from the gold rush of California in 1848. Because the enormous flow of gold through banks had become so difficult to manage, Congress passed a law in 1870 authorizing nine Gold Banks in California an
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