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The World of Paper Money

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December 2, 2017 - The Central Bank of Argentina has issued a new 1,000 Pesos banknote on December 1, 2017. See pictures of the note in my blog.

Solomon Islands

December 2, 2017 - The Central Bank of the Solomon Islands issued a new 10 Dollars banknote on November 29, 2017. See pictures of the new note in my blog.


December 2, 2017 - The National Bank of Kazakhstan issued a new 500 Tenge banknote on November 22, 2017. See pictures of the notes in my blog.


November 14, 2017 - Kyrgyzstan plans to issue a new banknote on November 17, 2017. The new note commemorates the 25th anniversary of independence of Kyrgyzstan and the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the national currency. It has an original design reflecting the history of the formation of Kyrgyz statehood from ancient times to the present day. See pictures of the new note in my blog.


October 26, 2017 - Cambodia puts into circulation new 1000 and 5000 Riels banknotes on October 25, 2017. See details of the new notes in my blog.

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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
starJapanese Invasion Money
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 December 12, 2017




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