Paper Money Collecting Resources

The Society of Paper Money Collectors
The Society of Paper Money Collectors, Inc. was formed in 1961 and has over 1,750 members from around the world. Membership is open to anyone interested in paper money or related areas such as checks, stocks, engravings, and other fiscal ephemera.

Ron Wise's World Paper Money Homepage
Scanned images from private collection and donated images from the general public. There are currently 20,000+ scans (over 10,000 notes) - with individual front and back scans.

Tom Chao's Paper Money Gallery
A collection of over 1700 world bank notes from 298 countries. Information on world paper money, who's who on banknotes, and banknote galleries.

Hobbizine
Publishes information on a wide variety of hobbies and collectibles including paper money as well as stamps, coins, and cards. Has price guides and some of the best links anywhere.

Don C. Kelly
US Paper Money for collectors, including national bank notes, silver certificates, gold certificates, fractional currency, colonial currecny, and confederate currency.

Georgia Obsolete Currency
Dedicated to the study and display of Georgia Currency. The goal of this site is to describe and illustrate as many different notes as possible.

Historical American Currency Exhibit at the FRBSF
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's online exhibit of historical American Currency.

Million Dollar Babies - The Banknotes of Hyperinflation
A compilation of Banknote illustrations with a denomination of 1 Million or greater. Includes notgeld and other German inflation scrip.

Numismatic Articles at Coin Spot

Collecting the Coins of France
With more than 2,500 years of coin history, France offers something for all coin collectors. This introduction provides an overview of French numismatics and a detailed history from ancient Gaul to the coins of the European Union.

Collecting Gold and Silver Coins
A guide to precious metal coins for collectors and investors alike. Includes tips on getting started, understanding the relationship between metal content and value, the difference between bullion and circulating coinage, famous coins and more.

Collecting Ancient Coins
An introduction to the fun and fascinating field of collecting ancient coins. Many people are surprised to learn that relics of Greece, Rome and other ancient civilizations are not only plentiful but that there are affordable examples suitable for virtually any budget.