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Hero or Eagle? The Philippine’s New 1000 Piso Banknote

For decades, Filipino banknotes have featured three World War II heroes. A new series celebrates the country’s flora and fauna – and arouses fierce opposition. The case shows: money is certainly more than just a means of payment.

How to Help Ukrainians By Buying Collectibles

There are many projects to help Ukrainians in this difficult time. Some of them raise funds through special collectible issues. We present two of them, a banknote from the Czech Republic and a medal by the Jewish-American Hall of Fame.

22nd Edition of Friedberg’s Paper Money of the United States

The Friedberg catalog of Paper Money from the United States has become a standard reference book on the subject over the last 68 years. The 22nd revised edition of 2021 is available in three different formats.

A New Name for the World’s Largest Paper Money Collection

With 300,000 banknotes, the HVB Stiftung Geldscheinsammlung is arguably the world’s largest collection of its kind. It is curated by the Giesecke+Devrient Stiftung and will therefore take on the new name Giesecke+Devrient Stiftung Geldscheinsammlung.

What to Expect of the World Banknote Summit

In the World Banknote Summit’s conference program a “must” topic is of course the learnings from the Covid-19 pandemic, but also digital currencies and the future of cash. The event will be held online from 22nd to 24th November 2021 and registrations are open.

Countdown for British Paper Banknotes

Over the last years the Bank of England has introduced new polymer £20 and £50 banknotes. The replaced paper-printed denominations will soon loose their legal tender status. Michael Alexander explains what this means if you are still keeping old paper banknotes at home.

The New Banknote Yearbook for British Banknotes

The 11th edition of the British Banknote Yearbook has been published. The price guide to banknotes of the British Isles has been fully updated and contains all newly issued notes of the past four years.

Bank of England Talk: The British £50 Note Through Time

The Bank of England regularly offers Online Talks. Curator Kirsty Parsons will take you on a journey as she explores the £50 note through time.

Bank of England Unveils New Turing £50 Banknote

The Bank of England unveiled the design for the new £50 banknotes featuring computer pioneer Alan Turing. Along with many security features and other benefits comes a slight change in dimensions.

A Former Slave Instead of a Slave Owner? – News in the Case of...

In 2016 it was decided that Harriet Tubman is to replace Andrew Jackson on the American $20 banknote. But then Trump came, and nothing changed. Under the Biden administration, things are now to move forward. However, the case has become a hotly debated issue.