“Operation Bernhard” was a Nazi scheme to counterfeit British money during World War II. In the book “Forging Secrets” experts have written on the subject and give it a human face: they tell also the story of the prisoners who had to produce the fake money.
The Bank of England have unveiled the obverse portrait of King Charles III as it will be depicted on banknotes from 2024. Michael Alexander analyses the portrait and the new royal cypher or monogram.
Charles III has become the new King of the United Kingdom and collectors are expecting new coins. But when will they come? And what about new banknotes? What money retains its legal tender status? Michael Alexander explains the monetary aspects of the changeover.
PMG has been named the exclusive grading service for the MIF Paper Money Fair. As the first paper money fair in Europe, the Maastricht event will be able to provide a special service for visitors of the show.
Stack’s Bowers will offer the Paradise Collection of banknotes. Due to its magnitude this collection will be sold in three parts starting at the Fall Maastricht Auction in late September 2022. The items span the entire globe and represent hundreds of years of history.
Early Paper Money of America is the seminal reference book on the first circulating currencies of North America. The 2023 edition is the first new edition since 2008 and features full color images on 472 pages including all-new pricing.
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.
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