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Reviewing the Tabacco Family Collection
Reviewing the April Tabacco Family Collection was a special treat for me. This collection, although on a much greater scale, closely follows my favorite areas of currency collecting. First, the immense complete collection of Fractional currency. Besi
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Simplified Procedure for Identifying the Manufacturers of Plates Used to Overprint 1929 Nationals
The purpose of this article is to provide a procedure that will allow you to identify the manufacturer of the overprinting plate used to print the bank information on any Series of 1929 national bank note. This procedure is far easier to use and more
Banknote Reporter5 min. leídos
Frost Bank in San Antonio, Texas
I have always found the notes of the private name national banks, those named for a particular person or family, to be among the most desirable of national bank notes. During the National Currency era, often the reputation of a bank rested squarely o
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About the Author
Bill Brandimore is the pricing analyst for Bank Note Reporter and Numismaster.com. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University and a Master’s from Washington State University. He had a 26-year career with the Detroit Police Dept. and
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Central Bank of Surinam and its Colorful Note Issues
NOTE: This article is the third of a four-part series covering the paper currency of Surinam. Issues beginning in 1957 from the Central Bank are presented here. The Central Bank of Surinam was established in 1957, after Surinam began to develop degr
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Note Of The Month
During World War II, servicemen spent some time in Surinam, and at least one facility was established to serve the usual canteen supplies. This was the Officiers-Societiet in Paramaribo. This booklet contained chits to the amount of ten gulden. Shown
Banknote Reporter6 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
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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Reader’s Showcase
The Farmers National Bank of Marshalltown, Iowa, charter 2115, was the second of four note-issuing banks that were organized there. It was organized June 12, 1873, and chartered June 30. The bank was liquidated September 18, 1875, a little over two y
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Behind the Bank Note with Jeremy Lee
Jeremy Lee has an active interest in paper money of Asia specializing in the banknotes of Hong Kong, Macau and the Foreign Banks in China. He has significant experience in the sphere of Asian notaphily and has worked with numerous governmental organi
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Heritage World Paper Money Auction Preview
As the world opens up more and the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight, we are looking forward to some more memorable lots to cross the auction block. This issue we’re looking ahead at Heritage’s June Hong Kong World Paper Money Auction. With hu
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Proof Of The Month
There is a run of 104 $5 Educational Tillman-Morgan silver certificate 4-subject proofs among the BEP certified proof holdings in the National Numismatic Collection. The first three were not certified so the plates weren’t used. They tell a very inte
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Banknote Reporter7 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Auction Guide
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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
Banknote Reporter8 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
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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Banknote Reporter
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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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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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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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