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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

Cuba

January 17, 20154 - The Central Bank of Cuba will put into circulation 200, 500 and 1000 Pesos banknotes on February 1, 2015. See details in my blog.

Cambodia

January 14, 2015 - The National bank of Cambodia issued new 100 and 500 Riels banknotes on January 14, 2015. See pictures of the new notes in my blog.

Lithuania

January 1, 2015 - Lithuania joined the euro zone at the stroke of midnight on Thursday, January 1, 2015. The first Soviet republic to declare independence in 1990, Lithuania is the last of the three Baltic states to join the currency union and will be the last country to do so for the foreseeable future.

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