Thursday, 4 December 2008

Can You Relate? Paper Money Collecting Vs The Credit Crunch

Post keep churning round and round in my mind daily, but I have not done anything about it, because what I have to say the most has little to do with collecting Paper Money. All that pre-occupies me at the moment to be honest is the credit crunch, the state of the global economy and how we are going to get ourselves out of the mess we now find ourselves.

I know that some of us are still collecting and enjoying our collections, its good therapy and therefore if we are we should continue, but for now I would like to ask you my friends to indulge me a bit. Instead of starting a brand new blog I would like to continue to use this one as an avenue to express my views about what is going on around me as concerns finances, the economy and what we should do or how we should view our world.

Paper money collecting helped me to understand a lot about the history of money, banking and to some extent the economies of the West. What did I learn? In a nutshell that our economy as we know it today has been built on bankers giving out credit first that they had stored up in their vaults and then as Paper Money evolved, they started giving out credit over and above the value of gold and silver in their vaults. Obviously they had to keep an eye on devaluing the money by over extending credit. The shrewd bankers got the formula right and thus they built economies that have lasted generations supported and supporting the governments of each generation!

Unfortunately, this system has now gone bust. So what are we going to do about it? First we need to ask why it went burst. There are lots of reasons.

  • Reliance on Credit or should I say Debt
  • The rise of the computer
  • The demise of the manufacturing economies in the west
  • The rise of the Asian manufacturing economies
  • The decadence of our Morals in the West
Just to mention a few.

We will explore all these in the coming weeks, after which I shall hopefully be able to get back to the art of collecting Paper Money.

Monday, 10 November 2008

Paper Money Collecting is Back

Thank you so much for coming back to visit over and over again, even though this blog has been quite quiet during the last month. The terror of silence, no phone line no broadband hit me really bad during the last month but finally despite the credit crunch, bank failings that have befallen our economies in this global mess, a ray of light appears and normalcy is restored once again.

So we now have a new President elected to office in the United States. We do pray that his efforts will yet again bring peace, hope, love and prosperity to the rest of the world and his homeland as well. Without this paper money may suffer greatly in the months to come.

We shall wait and see how all the new changes will pan out.

I will be back on a more frequent basis.

Once again thanks for visiting.

Friday, 10 October 2008

Paper Money Collecting Events In USA

Friday, October 10 - Saturday, October 11
IKO-TAMS Token & Medal Show
Auglaize Cty. Fairgrounds
W. Auglaize St
Wapakoneta, Ohio
419-657-2331
tokenguy@ohiolink.net
30 tables, Admission free

Friday, October 10 - Sunday, October 12
Coin & Currency Show
Radisson Hotel
700 Elm St
Manchester, New Hampshire
978-658-0160
info@ebwpromotions.com
120 tables, Admission $3.00

Friday, October 10 - Sunday, October 12
Historic Downtown Greenville Coin Show
Old Post Office
2920 Lee St
Greenville, Texas
903-454-9198 or 903-268-2556
Admission free

Saturday, October 11
Central TX Coin Show
Wingate Inn
1209 N. IH-35 & Hwy 79 exit 253
Round Rock, Texas
512-339-2923
40 tables, Admission $3.00

Saturday, October 11
Valley Coin Show
Commons
525 4th Ave. N
Kent, Washington
253-537-6049
Admission free

Saturday, October 11
Coin & Currency Club Show
DAV
4801 37th St. N
St. Petersburg, Florida
727-403-8662
robert_wly@yahoo.com
36 tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11
Coin & Stamp Show
Ramada
4079 W. US 10
Ladington, Michigan
231-757-9950
30 (27) tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11
Coin & Collectable Show
Heritage Church Meeting
4799 S. Bradley Rd
Santa Maria, California
805-937-1250
20 (18) tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11
Harrisburg Coin Club Show
U.S.W.A. Union Hall 1688
200 Gibson St
Steelton, Pennsylvania
717-939-8287
40 tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11
Coin Show
Miracle City Mall
2500 S. Washington Ave
Titusville, Florida
386-427-8927
titusvillecoinclub@gmail.com
35 tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11
Greeley Coin Club Show
Greeley Evans Moose Lodge 909
3456 11th Ave
Evans, Colorado
970-339-0006
dcarl722@aol.com
25 tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11
Stanly Cty. Coin Club Show
Senior Center
Montgomery Ave. & N. Third Streets
Albemarle, North Carolina
704-982-3408
35 tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11
Pee Dee Area Coin Show
Holiday Inn
Florence, South Carolina
dgallie@sc.rr.com
35 tables, Admission free
KS Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
40th Ann. Johnson Cty. Numis. Society Coin,

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
40th Ann. Johnson Cty. Numis. Society Coin, Stamp & Card Show
Lenexa Community Ctr.
I-35 & 95th St
Olathe, Kansas
913-649-7070 or 764-0386
imcinc@planetkc.com
80 (76) tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
Fall Coin Show
MCM Elegante Hotel
2020 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico
505-217-2053
bob@reftech-intl.com
100 tables, Admission $1.00

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
Flint Coin, Stamp & Sports Card Show
Courtland Center Mall
4190 E. Court St
Burton, Michigan
810-695-6430
60 (44) tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
70th Annual INA Coin Show & Convention
Bridge View Ctr.
102 Church St
Ottumwa, Iowa
641-777-0685 or Denny Ross 932-2731
sixty2one@iowatelecom.net
Admission free

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
Tidewater Coin Club Show
Convention Ctr.
1000 19th St
Virginia Beach, Virginia
757-222-4343
Admission free

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
Fall Coin Club Show
American Legion Bldg.
710 Apperson Dr
Salem, Virginia
540-992-5331
38 (35) tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
Largest Stamp Show SW OK Around
Super 8 Motel
2202 Indian Trail Rd
Lawton, Oklahoma
580-355-7135
steblga@msn.com
30 tables, Admission free

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
Coin Club 50th Anniversary Coin Show
Casino Aztar Convention Center
421 NW Riverside Dr
Evansville, Indiana
812-963-5291
evansvillecoinclub@insightbb.com
40 tables, Admission $2.00

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
Contra Costa Coin Show
Holiday Inn
1050 Burnett Ave
Concord, California
925-351-7605
greenwj@aol.com
36 tables, Admission $2.00

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
49th Annual Tuscarawas County Coin Club Show
Holiday Inn
131 Bluebell Dr. SW, I-77 exit 81
New Philadelphia, Ohio
Admission free

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
Southern ID Coin Club 51st Annual Show
Hilton Garden Inn
7699 W. Spectrum St
Boise, Idaho
208-338-9044
41 tables, Admission $1.00

Saturday, October 11 - Sunday, October 12
Wilkes-Bare Coin Club Annual Coin Show
St. Josephs Oblates
Rte. 315
Pittston, Pennsylvania
570-675-5872
40 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Coin & Currency Show
Fire Hall, John St. Quarters
28 John St.
Westminster, Maryland
443-623-7025
ceocoins@comcast.net
30 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Meyer Coin Show
VFW
111 Concord Exchange S.
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
651-402-7480
bmmeyer@usfamily.net
37 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Camelback Collectibles Club Show
Elks Lodge
6398 E. Oak St
Scottsdale, Arizona
480-370-7939
35 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Coin $ Stamp & Collectible Show
Eau Gallie Civic Ctr.
1551 Highland Ave
Melbourne, Florida
321-751-3647
wilson4808@bellsouth.net
Admission free

Sunday, October 12
71st Street Coin Show
Knights of Columbus
2100 E. 71st St
Indianapolis, Indiana
765-446-9535
30 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Detroit Area Coin Show
VFW Post 2645
24222 W. 9 Mile Rd
Southfield, Michigan
810-227-1477
40 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Nickel Trader Coin & Collectible Show
Castle Shannon Mem. Firehall
3600 Library Rd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
724-941-2338
nickel1356@comcast.net
80 (40) tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Coin & Stamp Show
Catapano Engineering Hall
585 Rte. 110, Broadhollow Rd
Melville, New York
516-557-7096 cell
gsstamps@hotmail.com
Admission free

Sunday, October 12
West Suburban Coin & Collectible Expo
Park Pl. of Countryside Banq. Hall
6200 Joliet Rd
LaGrange-Countryside, Illinois
630-399-9060
85 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Bi-Monthly Tri-State Coin Show
Best Western Motor Inn
Rts. 10 & 101
Keene, New Hampshire
413-422-2794 or 802-254-9340
20 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
38th Annual Coin Club Show
North Side Grade School
806 N. First St
Fairfield, Illinois
618-812-2035
20 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Boca Coin & Collectible Show
St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church
2100 Yamato Rd
Boca Raton, Florida
561-386-4274 or 561-385-3112
sandshark561@bellsouth.net or dimitri199@hotmail.com
Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Coin & Stamp-O-Rama
Middle School
15 Clara Barton St
Dansville, New York
585-335-2609
35 (30) tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
Tri-County Coin Club Show
Fire Hall
99 Clarion St
Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania
814-849-7444
25 tables, Admission free

Sunday, October 12
35th Annual Coin & Collectible Show
Triumph Academy
3000 Vivian Rd, I-75 exit 18 W
Monroe, Michigan
734-241-7004

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

No Paper Money Collecting Posts

Hi all, this is an unusual post, my appologies for not posting last week and even this is a very short one. Due to moving house and no internet connection, its been practically impossible for me to get on-line. Do bare with me and I should get back to nomality in another week.

In the meantime, don't let the credit crunch or the losses on the Stock Market
phase you, its not easy but we will all get through it somehow. And we hope that Paper Money will retain some of its value in the process.

Friday, 26 September 2008

Paper Money , Banknote Collecting Events: This Weekend : USA


Paper Money and Coin Collecting Events - USA


Thursday, September 25 - Saturday, September 27
Central California Coin Show
Red Lion Inn
2400 Camino Del Rio Ct
Bakersfield, California
888-330-5188
info@ckshows.com
28 tables, Admission free


Friday, September 26 - Saturday, September 27
25th Annual Greater Cincinnati Numismatic Exposition
Sharonville Convention Ctr.
11355 Chester Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio
513-821-2143
128 tables, Admission free

Friday, September 26 - Saturday, September 27
Lilac Mall Collectibles Show
Mall
Spaulding Tpke. Exit 16
Rochester, New Hampshire
603-886-8165
wda2006@comcast.net
26 (12) tables, Admission free


Friday, September 26 - Sunday, September 28
15th Annual Border Town Coin Club Fall Show
Columbus Acres, Columbus Hall
Hwy. 71 S. & Broken Hill Dr
Fort Smith, Arkansas
479-783-5881
dale@dbkjcoins.com
55 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27
Annual Coin Show
Middle School Gyn
747 E. Clay
Schoolcraft, Michigan
269-327-7740
32 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27
Coin & Currency Show
Rhea Cty. Welcome Ctr.
E. Main at US Hwy. 27
Dayton, Tennessee
256-534-9149
14 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27
4th Annual TPCCC Coin Show
Radisson Hotel
505 W. Superior St
Duluth, Minnesota
218-721-4155
twinportscoinclub@yahoo.com
25 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27
Coin & Currency Show
American Legion Post #17
21 Cedar St
Naugatuck, Connecticut
203-746-7531
deecoin@msn.com
20 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27
Collectors Club Coin Show
Fire Dept.
50 E. Morris St
Bath, New York
607-776-6370
20 (18) tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27
Northern Valley Coin Club Coin Show
Social Hall of Methodist Church
109 Hardenburgh Ave
Demarest, New Jersey
201-592-7978
am21po@aol.com
22 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27
Coin Club Show
Travel Lodge Motel
160 Front Royal Pike
Winchester, Virginia
540-535-7236
50 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27
Monticello & Blue Ridge Coin Club's Semi Annual Coin Show
Best Western Airport Inn & Suites
5920 Seminole Tr
Charlottesville, Virginia
434-466-2909
vacoins@comcast.net
20 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27 - Sunday, September 28
NE State Coin Show
Park Centers
2602 Park Blvd
Lincoln, Nebraska
402-483-2868
dfwsafety@aol.com
50 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 27 - Sunday, September 28
Greater Biloxi Coin Show, Coin & Currency Show
Quality Inn
2416 Beach Blvd
Biloxi, Mississippi
228-297-0881 or 228-388-0881
Admission $1.00


Saturday, September 27 - Sunday, September 28
Fall Coin Club Coin Show
Westwood Retirement Community
1001 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
850-936-4892
pronto22@bellsouth.net
23 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 28
RACE Rochester Area Coin Expo
DoubleTree Hotel
1111 Jefferson Rd.
Rochester, New York
585-329-3598
keshequacoins@frontiernet.net
Admission free


Sunday, September 28
SNECC Show
Polish National Home
60 Charter Oak Ave
Hartford, Connecticut
203-877-1680
34 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 28
4th Sunday of the Month Coin Club Show
Knight's of Columbus
1155 S. Congress Ave
West Palm Beach, Florida
561-964-8180
swicer@comcast.net
36 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 28
Greenhills Classic
American Legion Post 530
11100 Winton Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio
937-376-2807
numismaniaofohio@woh.rr.com
55 (50) tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 28
MI-Ohio Coin Show
VFW Hall
27345 Schoolcraft
Redford Twp, Michigan
248-719-5650 or Don Reid 313-737-9141
mstorey@twmi.rr.com
70 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 28
Tri-State Monthly Coin & Stamp Show
Holiday Inn
Exit 339 of PA Tpke., 308 Expwy
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
305-852-7678
55 (35) tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 28
Coin & Stamp Show
Catapano Engineering Hall
585 Rte. 110, Broadhollow Rd
Melville, New York
516-557-7096 cell
gsstamps@hotmail.com
Admission free


Sunday, September 28
Annual Fall Coin Show
City Hall Community Center
101 Emmons St
Hiawatha, Iowa
319-294-4377
bescoins@yahoo.com
21 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 28
1st Annual Fall Coin & Currency Show
Rolland Lewis Community Bldg.
800 S. 27th St
Mt Vernon, Illinois
217-663-0276
info@doics.com
36 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 28
50th Annual Coin, Stamp & Paper Money Show
Ballroom
1055 Hwy. 3 N
Northfield, Minnesota
507-649-1995
20 (15) tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 28
Ozaukee Coin Club Coin Show
Circle B Recreatin
6261 Hwy. 60
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
30 tables, Admission $1.00


Sunday, September 28
43rd Coin & Collectible Show
Municipal Building Community Room
141 S. First St
Fulton, New York
315-592-4441
10 tables, Admission free

Paper Money and Coin Collecting Events - UK

Friday September 26 - Saturday September 27
Coinex 30th International Numismatic Show
Earls court conference centre London
44 1797 229988

Saturday September 27 - Sunday September 28
Money Fair Maastricht 2008
Coins, Banknotes etc.
Polfermolen, Valkenburg
49 2821 71166 69

Sunday, September 28
Leeds Fair
Coins, Medals, Banknotes and Militaria
Cedar Cort Hotel
Denby Dale Road
Wakefield WF4 3QZ
35 Dealers, Admission £1
44 1522 684681

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Do You Have Fake Coins or Paper Money in Your Pocket?

Did you know that the number of fake coins in circulation has doubled in recent years? I didn't! So just as we are trying to out smart the counterfeit guys on the Paper Money front we now have to be aware that our coins are under attack.

This is the problem with greed, forging £5, £10, £20, notes is not working out so £1 coins are now under attack. Nothing is too small for these guys so watch out. Regardless of what we think it is big money for the bad guys.,up to £2 million a year! That's huge!

So what's the consequences of forging coins, it's criminal and carries a 10 year sentence, worse still not only forging coins but using them is illegal in Britain, so what out and be careful what coins you collect as change.

How can you tell that a coin is fake? One tell tale sign is when your coin wont work in a vending machine, this has happened to me a couple of times, another sign is when the inscription on the edge of the coin is not distinct or lettering type is wrong. Another thing is if the head of the Queen and the reverse image are aligned differently.s

I am really concerned about this trend as there is no protection against this kind of deceit. How many of your coins in your wallet right now are the real thing? I am now more concerned about coins than I am of paper money.

Friday, 19 September 2008

Paper Money Collecting Events In USA and UK

As we enter the colder months of 2008 the paper money collecting events seem to be filling up our calendars. Here are the Coin and Banknote Shows in USA and UK this weekend:

USA Events:

CA Thursday, September 18 - Saturday, September 20
45th Annual Summer Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Show
Convention Center- Hall A
100 S. Pine Ave
Long Beach, California
805-962-9939
taryn@exposunlimited.com
Admission $6.00

Friday, September 19 - Saturday, September 20
50th Annual Fall Coin Show
Farm & Home Center
1383 Arcadia Rd
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
717-656-8557
kerence@mac.com
55 tables, Admission free

Saturday, September 20
Coin Club Coin Show
Civic Center
701 Main St
Beaumont, Texas
409-385-7028
26 tables, Admission $1.00

Saturday, September 20
Coin Show
Best Western Hotel
1308 Murfreesboro Rd
Franklin, Tennessee
615-740-7952 or 615-428-0125
25 tables, Admission free

Saturday, September 20
World Coin Club of Missouri Coin Show
American Legion Post 312
2500 Raymond Dr
St. Charles, Missouri
Admission free

Saturday, September 20
Coin & Currency Show
Banquet Center-Denny's Restaurant
15815 SE 82nd Dr
Clackamas, Oregon
503-260-1806
tokend@verizon.net
Admission $2.00

Saturday, September 20
Coin & Collectible Show
Community Center
2905 E. North St
Victoria, Texas
361-894-1035 or 573-GOLD
36 tables, Admission $1.00

Saturday, September 20
Coin Club Annual Fall Coin Show
Recreation Department
Hwy. 1
Camden, South Carolina
803-432-0072
Admission free

Saturday, September 20
Lakeland Area Coin & Stamp Show
Town Hall
Hwy. 47 E
Woodruff, Wisconsin
715-356-7595
12 (8) tables, Admission free

Saturday, September 20
Putnam County Coin Show
Jeff Rich Auction House
51 N. Main St
Cloverdale, Indiana
812-339-1724
coincollec@aol.com
18 tables, Admission free

Saturday, September 20 - Sunday, September 21
Coin & Stamp Expo
Holiday Inn Express
4732 N. Dale Mabry
Tampa, Florida
727-848-7697
h.rogg@verizon.net
42 (20) tables, Admission free

Saturday, September 20 - Sunday, September 21
Central AL Coin Show
Civic Center
500 Amphitheater Rd
Pelham-Birmingham, Alabama
205-620-0560
76 (73) tables, Admission free

Saturday, September 20 - Sunday, September 21
50th Annual Fall Coin Club Show
Best Western University Inn
1545 Wayne Ave., Rt. 119 S.
Indiana, Pennsylvania
724-254-2471
37 tables, Admission free

Saturday, September 20 - Sunday, September 21
JAG Coin & Currency Show
Holiday Inn, Grand Ball Room
200 Tigue St., Exit 1 off I-380
Dunmore, Pennsylvania
570-775-9854
60 tables, Admission free

Saturday, September 20 - Sunday, September 21
27th Annual Coin & Gun Show
McLeod Cty. Fairgrounds
840 Century Ave. SW
Hutchinson, Minnesota
320-587-8989
320 (30) tables, Admission $3.00

Saturday, September 20 - Sunday, September 21
Coin Show
National Guard Armory
201 W. 9th Ave
Lexington, North Carolina
336-689-6814
gfurr@triad.rr.com
45 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Meyer Coin Show
VFW
111 Concord Exchange S.
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
651-402-7480
bmmeyer@usfamily.net
37 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
CoinSuperstore Coin & Paper Show
Annex Club
554 Woodward Ave
New Haven, Connecticut
203-469-2943 or Alex Nocerino 203-530-9675
60 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Bi-Monthly Tri-State Coin Show
Greenfield Inn
Rt. 2A E., I-91 Exit 26
Greenfield, Massachusetts
413-422-2794 or 802-254-9340
20 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Coin & Collectibles Show
Hilton
801 University Dr. E
College Station, Texas
979-575-4669
harolddwillis@hotmail.com
50 (40) tables, Admission $2.00

Sunday, September 21
3rd. Sun. Coin Show
Holiday Inn
Rt. 3 Exit 4
Nashua, New Hampshire
603-434-4150
49 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Coin Show
Fire House
4900 Street Rd
Trevose, Pennsylvania
302-697-8308
johnbach@comcast.net
35 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Monthly Collector's Show
Howard Johnson's
3650 S. 72nd
Omaha, Nebraska
402-721-7364
edabish@msn.com
30 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Coin Show
Holiday Inn
2000 Holiday Inn Dr., I-94 & 127
Jackson, Michigan
517-927-1426
richard@masoncoins.com
24 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
World Money Show
Recreation Ctr.
1232 Main Ave
Clifton, New Jersey
973-983-2449
robbies20@hotmail.com
45 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Liberty Coin Club Show
Elks Club
265 Main St
West Haven, Connecticut
203-562-4956
30 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
104th Semi-Annual Coin Show
Hoffman House, Holiday Inn
7550 E. State St
Rockford, Illinois
815-624-0422, FAX 815-624-0622
58 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Coin & Stamp Show
Art Serve Public Library
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
954-802-4967
jmarsh46@hotmail.com
85 (80) tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Blue Ribbon Coin & Stamp Show
Saint Clements Hall
3030 Tremainsville Rd
Toldeo, Ohio
419-867-3688
45 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
NOISE Coin Show
Holiday Inn
860 Irving Pk, 2 blks. E. of Rt. 53
Itasca, Illinois
630-250-7474
40 (38) tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Coin & Currency Show
First State & Rescue Squad Bldg.
200 Marlboro Rd. & Ferris Rd
Old Bridge, New Jersey
732-290-0440 or 740-4604
30 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Columbus Coin, Stamp & Card Show
Makoy Center
5462 Center St
Hilliard, Ohio
614-785-9967
drich@columbus.rr.com
Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Buffalo Numis. Assoc. Monthly Bourse
Columbus Hall
2735 Union Rd
Buffalo-Cheektowaga, New York
716-908-3097
broadwaycoins@verizon.net
56 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Onondaga Numismatic Association Show
Ramada Inn
1305 Buckley Rd
Syracuse, New York
315-455-6791
mcaiello@twcny.rr.com
25 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Coin Show
Tadmor Shrine
3000 Krebs Ctr
Akron, Ohio
330-882-3187 or Dave 837-1290
45 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Baltimore Friendly Monthly Stamp & Coin Show
Holiday Inn Select
2004 Greenspring Dr
Timonium, Maryland
800-701-7091
jreevesandcompany@hotmail.com
Admission free

Sunday, September 21
Coin Club Coin Show
Danbury Plaza form. Sheraton Hotel
18 Old Ridgebury Rd,exit 2 off I-84
Danbury, Connecticut
203-740-2892
40 tables, Admission free


UK Events

Friday, September 19
Numismatic Society of Ireland
Members Night, Show & Tell
Ely House, 8 Ely Place
derekkerins@msm.com

Saturday, September 20
Lancs & Cheshire NS
Members Short Talks
Reception Room, Central Library,
Manchester
01612752661

Saturday, September 20
Postcards, Stamps, Coins and Banknotes
Cornucopia Collectors
Renfield Center
250 Bath Street,
Glasgow
01382224946

Saturday, September 20
Coin and Stamps
Phoenix Fairs
St pauls Church Hall,
Walliscote Rd,
Weston-Super-Mare
01761414304

Saturday, September 20
Coins and General Collectables Auction
Blyth & Co
Ely, Cambs
http://www.blyths.com
01697476465
11am to 4pm

Thursday, 18 September 2008

Paper Money Collecting and The Credit Crunch

Twenty Pound - by Austin_UK

I went to the bank today, Halifax (HBOS), only to find it virtually empty with new paper money being the only bank notes available in these very hard times of a credit crunch. So now I have crispy uncirculated £10 and £20 notes to add to my collection. But at what price?

Didn't we see this coming? Bad debts have piled up for years, and bad credits for decades so we now stand at a point where uncertainty in the financial market is about to take over our econmic lives as we once knew it.

Is your bank going to go under? My simple advice is this, diversify now! Don't keep all your money in one account. Find out the maximum amount that the government will cover each banks account for and keep only that amount in each account.

I like the new notes keep the ones you need to and lets pray that the powers that be will take whatever steps to nip this thing from spreading any further. This is wishful thinking, as action really should have been taken a long while before.

The town of Lewes with their newly launched Lewes Pound has taken their financial destiny in their hands and it might be working! For the rest of us we can only hope that the credit crunch wont drowm our banknotes any further!

Monday, 15 September 2008

The Lewes Pound - The Newest Banknote In England

I was pleasantly suprised that Lewes, a town in Britain had just released the latest paper money banknote. 10, 000 notes were printed and are nearly sold our already. Maybe sold out is a wrong way to put it as these notes are not meant for collector's albums, instead they are supposed to remain in circulation and spent in and around the town of Lewes.




Copyright of TheLewesPound.Org


So why is this proud English town resorting to releasing a new paper note? The have many reasons but I like the one about it's their answer to the present global credit crunch. They have definitely taken their financial matters seriously and into their own hands.
Personally I would like to add this to my collection, but wont at the moment as this is not what the Lewes Pound was printed for. I will wait until much later when things have settled and they have released another batch of these beautiful green notes into circulation.
Wont to find out more about the Lewes Pound? Go to this Paper Money site and read all about it.

Friday, 5 September 2008

Paper Money and Coin Collecting Events: This Week End

Here are the Paper Money and Coin Collecting Events taking place in USA this weekend, do ensure you confirm details before you set out on a long journey.


Thursday, September 4 - Saturday, September 6
49th Annual IL Numis. Assoc. Coin Show & Convention
Convention Center
18501 Harlem Ave, I-80 & Harlem
Tinley Park, Illinois
309-662-9159
frank@bakercoins.net
190 tables, Admission free


Thursday, September 4 - Sunday, September 7
Coin Fair
Sam's Town
5111 Boulder Hwy
Las Vegas, Nevada
480-998-4001 or 602-524-4850
jonsangul@aol.com
Admission free


Friday, September 5 - Sunday, September 7
Carolina Coin & Currency Show
Merchandise Mart
2500 E. Independence Blvd
Charlotte, North Carolina
919-828-9450
60 tables, Admission free


Friday, September 5 - Sunday, September 7
Garden State Coin, Stamp & Currency Show
P.A.L. Bldg.
33 Baldwin Rd
Parsippany, New Jersey
973-335-0555 P.A.L. Bldg. or 644-0099
100 tables, Admission free


Friday, September 5 - Sunday, September 7
Central FL Coin Club Fall Coin Show
Central FL Fairgrounds, Hall C
4603 W. Colonial Dr
Orlando, Florida
407-657-6440
cfccbourse@hotmail.com
125 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 6
Coin Show
Budget Inns of America
323 N. Cedar Bluff Rd
Knoxville, Tennessee
865-219-7112
bhp3rd@comcast.net
20 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 6
1st. Sat. Monthly Coin & Currency Show
Staten Island Hotel
1415 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, New York
718-273-0895 or 698-5000
30 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 6
38th Annual Jersey Shore Coin Show
Laurelton Fire House
Rt. 88, 1 blk. W. of Rt. 70
Brick, New Jersey
732-785-0449
30 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 6
1st Saturday Coin Club Show
Eagle Lodge #3752
33710 State Rd. 54
Zephyrhills, Florida
813-780-8559 or 813-788-4465
20 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 6
Coin Show
Comfort Suites Hotel
226 N. Thompson Ln
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
615-740-7952 or 615-428-0125
15 tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 6
Blackstone Valley Coin Show
Marchagiano Club
96 St. Louis Ave
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
508-865-6446
14 (12) tables, Admission free


Saturday, September 6 - Sunday, September 7
Bell Cty. Coin & Collectible Show
Bell Cty. Expo Ctr.
301 W. Loop 121
Belton, Texas
512-677-1044
50 (48) tables, Admission $2.00


Saturday, September 6 - Sunday, September 7
49th Annual West TN Collector's Club Coin Show
Madison Cty. Agri. Ext. Service Aud
309 North Pkwy
Jackson, Tennessee
731-394-3972
trime1865@yahoo.com
33 tables, Admission free

Sunday, September 7
Universal Coin & Stamp Show
American Legion
22001 Brookpark Rd. at W. 220th St
Cleveland, Ohio
440-315-5239
38 (35) tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
CDCDA Coin & Hobby Show
Polish Community Center
Washington Ave. Ext
Albany, New York
518-274-4216
78 (75) tables, Admission $1.00


Sunday, September 7
Coin Show
Lithuanian World Center
14911 127th St
Lemont, Illinois
630-257-8020
55 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
Coin & Currency Show
Guiseppi Garibaldi Bldg.
54 Washington St
Middletown, Connecticut
203-506-1121, 318-0821
denroseent@aol.com
20 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
19th Annual Coin & Collectibles Show
Community Center, Assembly Room
1000 Kentucky St
Fairfield, California
707-745-6385 or 707-384-3793
reluna@earthlink.net
40 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
Coin & Currency Show
American Legion
260 4th Ave. SE
Osseo, Minnesota
608-723-4917
50 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
Coin & Stamp Show
Holiday Inn
80 Newtown Rd., Exit 8, I-84
Danbury, Connecticut
203-792-4659
b.rickert@ci.danbury.ct.us
25 (14) tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
NESS Coin & Stamp Show
Holiday Inn
I-95 exit 15A
Dedham, Massachusetts
508-393-9732
dickmurphy@aol.com
50 (20) tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
Greensburg Coin Club Show
Circleville Fire Hall
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
724-832-1588
hermcoin@voicenet.com
23 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
Coin & Baseball Card Show
Holiday Inn- Dayton Mall
31 Prestige Plaza Dr
Dayton, Ohio
937-376-2807
30 (10) tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
First Sunday Coin, Currency & Postcard Show
Best Western Sov. Hotel, Conf. Rm.
Rte. 10 Winchester St
Keene, New Hampshire
802-297-1274
pepsijoseph@yahoo.com
20 (17) tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
Gold Coast Coin Club Show
David Park Recreation Center
108 N. 33 Ct
Hollywood, Florida
954-242-5561
mweshleman@aol.com
Admission free


Sunday, September 7
Rick's Sports Card & Coin Show
Hampton Inn
1204 Berryville Ave
Winchester, Virginia
540-662-4401 or 667-1694
45 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
Knox County Coin Show
VFW Hall
235 Park St
Rockland, Maine
207-273-3462
25 tables, Admission free


Sunday, September 7
Summer Coin Show
Holiday Inn
2703 Craig Rd
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
715-834-7697
legaltendercoin@sbcglobal.net
21 tables, Admission free

Thursday, 4 September 2008

Are You Still Collecting Paper Money?

It's been a long break from collecting paper money and blogging about it, and I'm glad to be back once more. After the month away I'm looking to bring some fresh eyes into how this blog is structured and presented. Thank you everyone for coming back and reading the blog while I was down and out (figuratively speaking that is). I hope that the information I've gathered over the past year has been useful to you and I'm looking forward to revealing more of what I'm learning as the months go by.

So how are we all doing with the Credit Crunch and the all important American Race for the White House? Luckily this is not a political journal or else I would have been boring you with my views about this particular election, being that I am both black and a woman. You never know, my views might make pretty interesting reading for some!

Anyway back to our favorite topic, how is your collection going? Mine hasn't progressed in the last month but I'm hoping to move it on as the days go by.

I found this site, apparently its been around for a while, its got a new look and I think if you are looking for some coins or currency for your collection or gifts for a friend or child, you may find something interesting here and most of the items are under a dollar. Check-out this Coin and Paper Money Auction Site and you'll see what I mean.

Friday, 15 August 2008

Paper Money Collecting and Coin Shows

USA Events This Weekend

Friday, August 15 - Sunday, August 17
48th Annual Coin Festival
Convention Ctr.
1 Convention Center Plaza
Saint Charles, Missouri
314-602-4228
mns@frankcomputers.com
150 tables, Admission free

Friday, August 15 - Sunday, August 17
Coin & Currency Expo
Expo Center
2471 Carl D. Silver Parkway
Fredericksburg, Virginia
919-477-9703 or 656-3265
notgeld@aol.com
65 tables, Admission free

Friday, August 15 - Sunday, August 17
East Coast Extravaganza
Casino Nova Scotia, Schooner Room
1919 Upper Water St
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Online Coins DB
902-492-0130
citadelcoins@eastlink.ca
60 tables, Admission $6.00

Saturday, August 16
Coin Show
Best Western Hotel
1308 Murfreesboro Rd
Franklin, Tennesse
615-740-7952 or 615-428-0125
25 tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 16 - Sunday, August 17
36th Annual Coin Club Show
Elks Lodge
28991 Farwell Dr
Fremont, California
510-792-1511
47 tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 16 - Sunday, August 17
NV State Museum Coin Education Fair
600 N. Carson St
Carson City, Nevada
775-687-4810 ext. 237
Admission $5.00

Saturday, August 16 - Sunday, August 17
Annual Coin & Stamp Show
Events Ctr.
715 Quince St
Florence, Oregon
541-997-9202 or 401-0949
60 (50) tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 16 - Sunday, August 17
29th Annual Iowa Great Lakes Coin & Paper Money Show
community Bldg.
15th St
Spirit Lake, Iowa
712-336-4618
30 tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 16 - Sunday, August 17
Buncombe County Coin Club Show
Holiday Inn west
425 Smokey Park Hwy
Asheville, North Carolina
828-255-0731
stevensoncoin@bellsouth.net
45 tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 16 - Sunday, August 17
Cessna Coin & Stamp Show
Cessna Activity Center
2744 George Washington Blvd
Wichita, Kansas
316-747-2118
60 (40) tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 17
Meyer Coin Show
VFW
111 Concord Exchange S.
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
651-402-7480
bmmeyer@usfamily.net
37 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
CoinSuperstore Coin & Paper Show
Annex Club
554 Woodward Ave
New Haven, Connecticut
203-469-2943 or Alex Nocerino 203-530-9675
60 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
3rd. Sun. Coin Show
Holiday Inn
Rt. 3 Exit 4
Nashua, New Hampshire
603-434-4150
49 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
Coin Show
Fire House
4900 Street Rd
Trevose, Pennsylvania
302-697-8308
johnbach@comcast.net
35 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
Monthly Collector's Show
Howard Johnson's
3650 S. 72nd
Omaha, Nebraska
402-721-7364
edabish@msn.com
30 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
Coin Show
Holiday Inn
2000 Holiday Inn Dr., I-94 & 127
Jackson, Michigan
517-927-1426
richard@masoncoins.com
24 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
Liberty Coin Club Show
Elks Club
265 Main St
West Haven, Connecticut
203-562-4956
30 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
Coin & Stamp Show
Art Serve Public Library
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
954-802-4967
jmarsh46@hotmail.com
85 (80) tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
NOISE Coin Show
Holiday Inn
860 Irving Pk, 2 blks. E. of Rt. 53
Itasca, Illinois
630-250-7474
40 (38) tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
Coin & Currency Show
First State & Rescue Squad Bldg.
200 Marlboro Rd. & Ferris Rd
Old Bridge, New Jersey
732-290-0440 or 740-4604
30 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
Columbus Coin, Stamp & Card Show
Makoy Center
5462 Center St
Hilliard, Ohio
614-785-9967
drich@columbus.rr.com
Admission free

Sunday, August 17
Coin Show
Tadmor Shrine
3000 Krebs Ctr
Akron, Ohio
330-882-3187 or Dave 837-1290
45 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 17
Baltimore Friendly Monthly Stamp & Coin Show
Holiday Inn Select
2004 Greenspring Dr
Timonium, Maryland
800-701-7091
jreevesandcompany@hotmail.com
Admission free


USA Events For Weekend Starting Friday August 22


Thursday, August 21 - Saturday, August 23
Coin & Collectibles Expo
Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Pkwy
Atlanta, Georgia
404-214-4373
info@whitmanexpo.com
Admission free

Friday, August 22 - Sunday, August 24
Plano Coin Show
Civic Center
411 W. Arapaho Rd.
Richardson, Texas
972-424-1405
marks@lsmint.com
Admission free

Friday, August 22 - Sunday, August 24
OH Coin Expo
Quality Inn-Richfield
1742 Brecksville Rd
Cleveland-Richfield, Ohio
216-292-7744 or 440-442-1776
ronald-nelson@att.net
Admission free

Saturday, August 23
Coin & Collectible Show
Center Pointe Mall
28th St. at E. Beltline
Grand Rapids, Michigan
616-361-8983
50 tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 23
Coin Show
Jefferson County Fairgrounds,
Exhibit Hall, 15200 W. 6th Ave
Golden, Colorado
303-290-6138
30 tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 23
HCC Statehood Day Show
YWCA
Richards St
Honolulu, Hawaii
808-486-4766
23 tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 23
Alamo Coin Club Show
Live Oak Civic Center
8101 Pat Booker Rd. at Loop 1604
San Antonio, Texas
210-674-5883
agleaf@aol.com
60 tables, Admission $1.00

Saturday, August 23
Coin & Currency Show
American Legion Post #17
21 Cedar St
Naugatuck, Connecticut
203-746-7531
deecoin@msn.com
20 tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 23
Coin, Currency & Stamp Show
Elks Lodge
800 Centennial Lodge Dr
Brandon, Florida
8133610740
mpalermo1@tampabay.rr.com
50 tables, Admission free

Saturday, August 23 - Sunday, August 24
Golden State Coin Show
Masonic Center
50 W. Duarte Rd
Arcadia, California
714-963-6138
beedon@earthlink.net
55 tables, Admission $3.00

Saturday, 2 August 2008

Paper Money Collecting Events

Hi Folks, this is just a short one to explain that the month of August just like other preceeding months is going to be very tight for me. I am busy on a should we say project very important to me and therefore may not be able to post more than once a fortnight at most.
And I'm also very sorry this one is late!

So here goes.

Paper Money Collecting -USA Coin Shows and Events
From this Weekend Saturday, August 2 - Sunday, August 10

Wednesday, July 30 - Sunday, August 3
American Numismatic Association 117th Anniv. Convention
Baltimore, Maryland
719-632-2646
Admission free


Saturday, August 2
Coin Show
Budget Inns of America
323 N. Cedar Bluff Rd
Knoxville, Tennesse
865-219-7112
bhp3rd@comcast.net
20 tables, Admission free


Saturday, August 2
1st. Sat. Monthly Coin & Currency Show
Staten Island Hotel
1415 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, New York
718-273-0895 or 698-5000
30 tables, Admission free


Saturday, August 2
1st Saturday Coin Club Show
Eagle Lodge #3752
33710 State Rd. 54
Zephyrhills, Florida
813-780-8559 or 813-788-4465
20 tables, Admission free


Saturday, August 2 - Sunday, August 3
Coin & Currency Show
Stratford Courtyard Conference Ctr.
149 Old Piney Forest Rd
Danville, Virginia
910-265-4977
Admission free


Saturday, August 2 - Sunday, August 3
Annual Summer Coin Show
Civic Center
7000 S. Rice
Bellaire, Texas
40 tables, Admission free

Sunday, August 3
Universal Coin & Stamp Show
American Legion
22001 Brookpark Rd. at W. 220th St
Cleveland, Ohio
440-315-5239
38 (35) tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 3
Coin Show
Lithuanian World Center
14911 127th St
Lemont, Illinois
630-257-8020
55 tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 3
Coin & Currency Show
Guiseppi Garibaldi Bldg.
54 Washington St
Middletown, Connecticut
203-506-1121, 318-0821
denroseent@aol.com
20 tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 3
Area Stamp & Coin Show
Wilkins Twp. Vol. Fire Dept. #13
109 Powell St
East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
800-701-7091
jreevesandcompany@hotmail.com
Admission free


Sunday, August 3
Coin & Currency Show
American Legion
260 4th Ave. SE
Osseo, Minnesota
608-723-4917
50 tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 3
Coin & Stamp Show
Holiday Inn
80 Newtown Rd., Exit 8, I-84
Danbury, Connecticut
203-792-4659
b.rickert@ci.danbury.ct.us
25 (14) tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 3
NESS Coin & Stamp Show
Holiday Inn
I-95 exit 15A
Dedham, Massachusetts
508-393-9732
dickmurphy@aol.com
50 (20) tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 3
Coin & Baseball Card Show
Holiday Inn- Dayton Mall
31 Prestige Plaza Dr
Dayton, Ohio
937-376-2807
30 (10) tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 3
First Sunday Coin, Currency & Postcard Show
Best Western Sov. Hotel, Conf. Rm.
Rte. 10 Winchester St
Keene, New Hampshire
802-297-1274
pepsijoseph@yahoo.com
20 (17) tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 3
Gold Coast Coin Club Show
David Park Recreation Center
108 N. 33 Ct
Hollywood, Florida
954-242-5561
mweshleman@aol.com
Admission free




Friday, August 8 - Saturday, August 9
Aurora Coin Show
Crowne Plaza
I-70 & Chambers Rd, 15500 E. 40th
Denver, Colorado
303-364-1572
theo@tozan.com
70 tables, Admission free


Friday, August 8 - Saturday, August 9
Fall Coin Show
Chisholm Trail Pavilion Building
111 W. Purdue
Enid, Oklahoma
580-478-5709
coop@pldi.net
40 tables, Admission free


Friday, August 8 - Sunday, August 10
Vegaspex
Sahara Hotel & Casino
2535 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, Nevada
818-997-6496
iibick@sbcglobal.net
Admission free


Friday, August 8 - Sunday, August 10
Texas Coin Show
Convention Center
1209 S. Main St.
Grapevine, Texas
214-794-5499
TexasCoinShows@aol.com
Admission $2.00


Friday, August 8 - Sunday, August 10
Low Country Coin Club 2008 Summer Show
Exchange Club Fairgrounds
9850 Hwy. 78
Charleston-Ladson, South Carolina
843-744-2072
twobuckrandy@yahoo.com
60 tables, Admission free


Saturday, August 9
Coin Show
Skating Center
2661 Civic Center Dr.
Roseville, Minnesota
612-770-6578
Admission free


Saturday, August 9
Coin & Currency Club Show
DAV
4801 37th St. N
St. Petersburg, Florida
727-403-8662
robert_wly@yahoo.com
36 tables, Admission free


Saturday, August 9
Coin Show
Comfort Suites Hotel
226 N. Thompson Ln
Murfreesboro, Tennesse
615-740-7952 or 615-428-0125
15 tables, Admission free


Saturday, August 9 - Sunday, August 10
Northern VA Coin Club Coin Show
Community Ctr.
120 Cherry St
Vienna, Virginia
703-444-2812
Admission free

Sunday, August 10
Bi-Monthly Tri-State Coin Show
Best Western Motor Inn
Rts. 10 & 101
Keene, New Hampshire
413-422-2794 or 802-254-9340
20 tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 10
Camelback Collectibles Club Show
Elks Lodge
6398 E. Oak St
Scottsdale, Arizona
480-370-7939
35 tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 10
Coin $ Stamp & Collectible Show
Eau Gallie Civic Ctr.
1551 Highland Ave
Melbourne, Florida
321-751-3647 wilson4808@bellsouth.net
Admission free


Sunday, August 10
71st Street Coin Show
Knights of Columbus
2100 E. 71st St
Indianapolis, Indiana
765-446-9535
30 tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 10
Detroit Area Coin Show
VFW Post 2645
24222 W. 9 Mile Rd
Southfield, Michigan
810-227-1477
40 tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 10
Nickel Trader Coin & Collectible Show
Castle Shannon Mem. Firehall
3600 Library Rd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
724-941-2338 nickel1356@comcast.net
80 (40) tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 10
Coin & Stamp Show
Catapano Engineering Hall
585 Rte. 110, Broadhollow Rd
Melville, New York
516-557-7096 cell gsstamps@hotmail.com
Admission free


Sunday, August 10
West Suburban Coin & Collectible Expo
Park Pl. of Countryside Banq. Hall
6200 Joliet Rd
LaGrange-Countryside, Illinois
630-399-9060
85 tables, Admission free


Sunday, August 10
Greater Worcester Coin Show
Elks Lodge
754 Southbridge St., Rt. 12
Auburn, Massachusetts
978-658-0160 info@ebwpromotions.com
46 tables, Admission $1.00


Sunday, August 10
Coin Show
Rapids Mall
555 W. Grand Ave
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
715-421-0822
24 tables, Admission free

Friday, 25 July 2008

Paper Money and Banknote Collecting Events This Weekend

USA Events: Paper Money and Coin Shows

Friday, July 25 - Sunday, July 27
Coin, Currency & Stamp Expo
Cathedral Hill Hotel
1101 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, California
818-997-6496
iibick@sbcglobal.net
Admission free


Saturday, July 26
Coin & Collectible Show
Rogers Plaza
972 28th St. W
Grand Rapids, Michigan
616-361-8983
50 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 26
Spring Coin Show
La Quinta Inn
I-40 exit 317
Crossville, Tennesse
256-534-9149
10 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 26
Coin & Currency Show
American Legion Post #17
21 Cedar St
Naugatuck, Connecticut
203-746-7531
deecoin@msn.com
20 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 26
Little Mountains 3rd Annual Coin & Knife Show
Citizens Guaranty Bank
25 River Dr
Irvine, Kentucky
606-723-6682
15 (12) tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 26 - Sunday, July 27
Ark-La-Tex Coin, Stamp & Card Expo
Civic Center
620 Benton Rd
Bossier City, Louisiana
318-868-9077
100 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 26 - Sunday, July 27
Summer Coin Club Show
American Legion Bldg.
710 Apperson Dr
Salem, Virginia
540-992-5331
38 (35) tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 26 - Sunday, July 27
Original Coin & Currency Show
Moose Lodge
521 Country Club Dr
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
919-790-8544
rarecoins@bellsouth.net
Admission free


Saturday, July 26 - Monday, July 28
36th Annual MD State Coin & Currency Show
State Fair Exhibition Hall
2100 York Rd
Timonium, Maryland
443-623-7025
ceocoins@comcast.net
100 tables, Admission free

Sunday, July 27
4th Sunday of the Month Coin Club Show
Knight's of Columbus
1155 S. Congress Ave
West Palm Beach, Florida
561-964-8180
swicer@comcast.net
36 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 27
Greenhills Classic
American Legion Post 530
11100 Winton Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio
937-376-2807
numismaniaofohio@woh.rr.com
55 (50) tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 27
MI-Ohio Coin Show
VFW Hall
27345 Schoolcraft
Redford Twp, Michigan
248-719-5650 or Don Reid 313-737-9141
mstorey@twmi.rr.com
70 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 27
Tri-State Monthly Coin & Stamp Show
Holiday Inn
Exit 339 of PA Tpke., 308 Expwy
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
305-852-7678
55 (35) tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 27
Coin & Stamp Show
Catapano Engineering Hall
585 Rte. 110, Broadhollow Rd
Melville, New York
516-557-7096 cell
gsstamps@hotmail.com
Admission free


Sunday, July 27
Central IL Numismatic Assoc. Summer Coin Show
Northfield Center
3210 Northfield Dr
Springfield, Illinois
217-793-2178
ssoltys@gmail.com
72 tables, Admission $1.00


Sunday, July 27
2nd Annual D&G Coin Show
VFW Post 6196
Luzerne Rd. & Richardson St
Queensbury, New York
518-623-3592
dghoc@msn.com
20 (18) tables, Admission free

UK Events

Saturday, July 26
Coins and Stamps
Phoenix Fairs
The America Hall
De La Rue Way
Pinhoe, Exerter
10am to 4pm

Sunday, July 27
Coins Medals and Banknotes
Leeds Fair
Cedar Court Hotel
Denby Dale Rd
Wakefield
9.30am to 2.30pm

Do You Miss The Old Banknotes From France?

There is something about those old French Banknotes, they are colourful, encompassing so much detail, what beautiful notes they produced in days gone by.
I collect world banknotes but I'm sure if I ever decided to narrow it down to just one country I'ld choice France most probably.

Just behold the beauty:


The 1940 "Violet"



The 1956 Bonaparte

The 1977 "Quentin de la Tour"



Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Paper Money To be Burned in Taipei, C hina

Did you know that it's a custom to burn paper money in Taipei? Incredible stuff, but there you go this is the right spirit to have, their attachment to the much sort after paper is non existent it seems. There is a credit crunch around us here so we in the West wouldn't dare increase our hardship by burning the little we have.

But there is another consideration that has been forgotten and that is, environmental safety, burning the notes would create a heavy mass of pollution. The government is therefore doing a lot to ensure that people are aware that this practice though grounded in their culture has little or no place in todays world as consideration has to be given to keeping the environment from pollution.
Will you be burning anything this summer?

Friday, 18 July 2008

Paper Money Collecting: Events This Weekend

USA Paper Money/Banknotes/Coin Shows

Friday, July 18 - Sunday, July 20
48th Annual AL Numismatic Society Convention
Civic Ctr.
1130 9th Ave. SW
Bessemer, Alabama
205-616-9385
102 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 19
County Coin Show
VFW Post 2205
909 Sunset Dr
Denton, Texas
214-289-4545
tkhales@yahoo.com
25 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 19
Coin Show
Best Western Hotel
1308 Murfreesboro Rd
Franklin, Tennesse
615-740-7952 or 615-428-0125
25 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 19 - Sunday, July 20
Coinarama
Scottish Rite Masonic Ctr.
1895 Camino Del Rio S
San Diego, California
619-222-8739
Admission $4.00

Saturday, July 19 - Sunday, July 20
23rd Annual Summer Coin, Stamp, Sports Card & Collectible Show
Memorial Hall
407 S. Garrison, Hwy. 571
Carthage, Missouri
417-682-2678
travelinjavelin@hotmail.com
52 (34) tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 19 - Sunday, July 20
Coin & Stamp Show
Baxter Hood Convention Center
452 S. Anderson Rd., I-77 exit 79
Rock Hill, South Carolina
919-656-3265 or 477-9703
notgeld@aol.com
65 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
Meyer Coin Show
VFW
111 Concord Exchange S.
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
651-402-7480
bmmeyer@usfamily.net
37 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
CoinSuperstore Coin & Paper Show
Annex Club
554 Woodward Ave
New Haven, Connecticut
203-469-2943 or Alex Nocerino 203-530-9675
60 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
Bi-Monthly Tri-State Coin Show
Greenfield Inn
Rt. 2A E., I-91 Exit 26
Greenfield, Massachusetts
413-422-2794 or 802-254-9340
20 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
Coin & Collectibles Show
Hilton
801 University Dr. E
College Station, Texas
979-575-4669
harolddwillis@hotmail.com
50 (40) tables, Admission $2.00


Sunday, July 20
3rd. Sun. Coin Show
Holiday Inn
Rt. 3 Exit 4
Nashua, New Hampshire
603-434-4150
49 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
Coin Show
Fire House
4900 Street Rd
Trevose, Pennsylvania
302-697-8308
johnbach@comcast.net
35 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
Liberty Coin Club Show
Elks Club
265 Main St
West Haven, Connecticut
203-562-4956
30 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
Coin & Stamp Show
Art Serve Public Library
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
954-802-4967
jmarsh46@hotmail.com
85 (80) tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
NOISE Coin Show
Holiday Inn
860 Irving Pk, 2 blks. E. of Rt. 53
Itasca, Illinois
630-250-7474
40 (38) tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
Coin & Currency Show
First State & Rescue Squad Bldg.
200 Marlboro Rd. & Ferris Rd
Old Bridge, New Jersey
732-290-0440 or 740-4604
30 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
Columbus Coin, Stamp & Card Show
Makoy Center
5462 Center St
Hilliard, Ohio
614-785-9967
drich@columbus.rr.com
Admission free


Sunday, July 20
7th Annual Rare Coin & Collectable Show
Reliance Fire Hall
Rt. 322 & Alder St
Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
814-342-0600
hcoins@iqnetsys.net
60 (58) tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 20
Baltimore Friendly Monthly Stamp & Coin Show
Holiday Inn Select
2004 Greenspring Dr
Timonium, Maryland
800-701-7091
jreevesandcompany@hotmail.com
Admission free

UK Events


Friday, July 18 - Saturday, July19
Coin Fair
The Grandstand York Racecourse
Coins, Banknotes, Medals, Publications
01793 513431
www.stampshows.net
Admission free

Saturday, July 19
Coin Fair
City Hall, Cardif
01792 415293

Sunday, July 20
Coins Stamps and Collectibles
10am to 3pm
Patchway High School
Patchway F1lton, Bristol
01626 859350

Wednesday, 16 July 2008

China's Olympic Banknotes are Instant Collectors Items

The Bank of China has started issuing the Olympic Banknotes, and I think history is being made right before our eyes. If I am wrong do correct me, but this is the first time that a new banknote has had such instant success. Just watch this video and let me know what you think. The value of these banknotes has skyrocketed even before they get out of the banks.

Friday, 11 July 2008

Paper Money and Banknote Collecting Events This Weekend

USA Paper Money and Coin Shows etc

Friday, July 11 - Saturday, July 12
Frederick Coin & Currency Show
Grange Hall
7th Alley
New Market, Maryland
301-788-6232
mike@dixonshows.com
30 tables, Admission free


Friday, July 11 - Sunday, July 13
27th Annual MidAmerica Coin Expo
Renaissance Hotel & Convention Ctr.
1551 N. Thoreau Dr
Schaumburg, Illinois
414-421-3484
175 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 12
Coin Show
Skating Center
2661 Civic Center Dr.
Roseville, Minnesota
612-770-6578
Admission free


Saturday, July 12
Coin & Currency Club Show
DAV
4801 37th St. N
St. Petersburg, Florida
727-403-8662
robert_wly@yahoo.com
36 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 12
Coin Club Coin Show
Community Center
835 Hwy. 96 S
Silsbee, Texas
409-385-7028
20 (2) tables, Admission $1.00


Saturday, July 12 - Sunday, July 13
Cowntown Summer Coin Show
Lockheed-Martin Recreation Ctr.
3400 S. Bryant Irvin Rd
Fort Worth, Texas
682-429-6726
wyates9399@aol.com
50 tables, Admission $3.00


Saturday, July 12 - Sunday, July 13
LA Numismatic Assoc. Show
VFW Hall
3314 Richland Ave
Metairie, Louisiana
504-455-7078
36 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 12 - Sunday, July 13
Stanislaus Cty. Coin Club Coin, Stamp & Collectible Expo
Centre Plaza
10th & K St
Modesto, California
209-668-3682
50 tables, Admission free


Saturday, July 12 - Sunday, July 13
Greater Reno Stamp & Cover Show
National Bowling Stadium
301 N. Center St
Reno, Nevada
775-626-6545
renostamp@earthlink.net
16 tables, Admission free

Sunday, July 13
Camelback Collectibles Club Show
Elks Lodge
6398 E. Oak St
Scottsdale, Arizona
480-370-7939
35 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 13
Coin $ Stamp & Collectible Show
Eau Gallie Civic Ctr.
1551 Highland Ave
Melbourne, Florida
321-751-3647
wilson4808@bellsouth.net
Admission free


Sunday, July 13
Monthly Collector's Show
Howard Johnson's
3650 S. 72nd
Omaha, Nebraska
402-721-7364
edabish@msn.com
30 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 13
71st Street Coin Show
Knights of Columbus
2100 E. 71st St
Indianapolis, Indiana
765-446-9535
30 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 13
Detroit Area Coin Show
VFW Post 2645
24222 W. 9 Mile Rd
Southfield, Michigan
810-227-1477
40 tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 13
Nickel Trader Coin & Collectible Show
Castle Shannon Mem. Firehall
3600 Library Rd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
724-941-2338
nickel1356@comcast.net
80 (40) tables, Admission free


Sunday, July 13
Coin & Stamp Show
Catapano Engineering Hall
585 Rte. 110, Broadhollow Rd
Melville, New York
516-557-7096 cell
gsstamps@hotmail.com
Admission free


Sunday, July 13
West Suburban Coin & Collectible Expo
Park Pl. of Countryside Banq. Hall
6200 Joliet Rd
LaGrange-Countryside, Illinois
630-399-9060
85 tables, Admission free

Sunday, July 13
Greater Worcester Coin Show
Elks Lodge
754 Southbridge St., Rt. 12
Auburn, Massachusetts
978-658-0160
info@ebwpromotions.com
46 tables, Admission $1.00


Sunday, July 13
Coin & Stamp Club Spring Show
Knights of Columbus Hall
Columbus Dr
Brunswick, Maine
207-721-7872
caouette@earthlink.net
30 (24) tables, Admission free

Uk Events

Saturday, July 12
East Grinstead Fair
De La Warr Rd
East Grinstead
8.30am to 2.30pm

Saturday, July 12 Phoenix Fairs
Coins and Stamps
The America Hall
DeLa Rue Way
01761 414304
Michael Hale

Sunday , July 13
The Midland Coin Fair
National Motorcycle Museum
Bikenhill Birmingham
10.30am to 3.30pm
Admission: £1.50
01694 731439
Mick Veissid

Wednesday, 9 July 2008

£20 Note Was The Most Copied British Banknote


42-15535702, originally uploaded by Sauteed Brain Cells.

Did you know that in 2007 a total of 290,000 counterfeit banknotes were removed from circulation and a majority of these were £20 notes.

In actual fact the Bank of England released some figures recently and out of the 290,000 fake notes retrieved, 276,000 were £20 notes!

This is the reason why we actually have new £20 notes, the redesigned banknotes have improved security features. And this strategy has actually worked as large as the proportion of the fake £20 notes are , the Bank of England figures show that counterfeiting the £20 notes is on a decline. The number of notes taken out of circulation had decreased by 24 per cent and the total face value of fake notes has been reduced by £1,800,000.

My Paper Money Collecting Absence.

Apologies to all my Paper Money Collecting readers who have patiently waited for a new post for over a week now. I have not been on holidays or I would have informed you. But life all the same has been very busy and challenging. I am hoping that now things will slowly get back to normal and I can continue blogging.

Just to let you know that I may not be able to make frequent posts as before but there should be at least a weekly post and one on events, making a total of two weekly from now on. As life improves I shall get up to speed.

Thanks for bearing with me folks.

Saturday, 28 June 2008

Paper Money , Banknote Collecting Events: This Weekend : USA

USA Events

Friday, June 27
Monthly Coin Show
Regency Inn & Conf. Ctr.
219 Littleton Rd., Rt. 10
Westford, Massachusetts
978-658-0160
info@ebwpromotions.com
85 tables, Admission $1.00

Friday, June 27
2nd Annual D&G Coin Show
VFW Post 6196
Luzerne Rd. & Richardson St
Queensbury, New York
518-623-3592
dghoc@msn.com
20 (18) tables, Admission free


Friday, June 27 - Saturday, June 28
25th Annual Salt Lake Coin & Token Show
Larry H. Miller Conference Ctr.
9750 S. 300 W
Sandy, Utah
801-467-8636
aacbob@aros.net
65 tables, Admission $3.00


Friday, June 27 - Sunday, June 29
Arizonapex
Fiesta Resort
2100 S. Pirest Dr
Tempe, Arizona
818-997-6496
iibick@sbcglobal.net
Admission free


Friday, June 27 - Sunday, June 29
Coin Show
Phil Long Expo Center
1515 Auto Mall Loop
Colorado Springs, Colorado
frankthomast@aol.com
125 tables, Admission free


Friday, June 27 - Sunday, June 29
32nd International Paper Money Show
Cook Convention Center
255 N. Main St
Memphis, Tennesse
901-757-2515
Admission free


Friday, June 27 - Sunday, June 29
Dollar Show
Showplace
3000 Mechanicsville Tpke
Richmond, Virginia
804-262-5230 or 405-5230
qrstuv@mindspring.com
600 tables, Admission $8.00


Saturday, June 28
Coin & Collectible Show
Center Pointe Mall
28th St. at E. Beltline
Grand Rapids, Michigan
616-361-8983
50 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 28
Coin & Currency Show
Rhea Cty. Welcome Ctr.
E. Main at US Hwy. 27
Dayton, Tennesse
256-534-9149
14 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 28
West Hernando Coin Club Show
County Fair Grounds
Rt. 41 at Oliver St
Brooksville, Florida
352-442-9256
tchoneb@aol.com
50 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 29
Baltimore Friendly Monthly Stamp & Coin Show
Crowne Plaza
2004 Greenspring Dr
Timonium, Maryland
800-701-7091
jreevesandcompany@hotmail.com
Admission free


Sunday, June 29
Greenhills Classic
American Legion Post 530
11100 Winton Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio
937-376-2807
numismaniaofohio@woh.rr.com
55 (50) tables, Admission free

Sunday, June 29
MI-Ohio Coin Show
VFW Hall
27345 Schoolcraft
Redford Twp, Michigan
248-719-5650 or Don Reid 313-737-9141
mstorey@twmi.rr.com
70 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 29
5th Sunday Coin, Currency, Stamp & Postcard Shows
Holiday Inn Conference Room
172 N. Main St
Concord, New Hampshire
802-297-1274
pepsijoseph@yahoo.com
45 (30) tables, Admission $1.00

UK Events

Sunday 29, June
Leeds Fair,
Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Militaria
Cedar Court Hotel
Cedar Suite
Denby, Dale Road
Calder Grove
Wakefield
WF4 3QZ
30+ dealers Admission £1.00 Adults
Under 14 free

Canada Events

Sat 28 - Sun 29, June
Toronto, ON
Torex - Canada's National Coin Show,
Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel,
5875 Airport Road.
Featuring Canada's finest dealers. Hours:
Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Admission $6.
Official Auctioneer: Moore Numisimatic Auctions Inc.,
Charles Moore.
The Hilton hotel is located directly across from Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
For more information, please call 416-705-5348.
Web site: http://www.torex.net.

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

New Irish Banknotes Issued - Old Bushmills Distillery Honoured.


The Old Bushmill Distillery in Co. Antrim

Apart from the Euro banknotes circulating in the Republic of Ireland, did you know that Ireland was granted the rights to issue its own banknotes and Northern Ireland has taken full advantage of this, they have Bank of England Notes and paper money issued by the Bank of Ireland in denominations of £5,10, 20 and 50. These pound notes have the same value as the Bank of England notes.



Now to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Old Bushmills Distilery in county Antrim the new 2008 Irish notes will have an image of the distilery on its reverse. It is believed that yonks before King James granted the Distillery a License in 1608, King Henery's army had been enjoying the whiskey from this legendary distillery.

Check out this new £5 Irish Banknote on Sale now

Monday, 23 June 2008

Paper Money Collecting Serious or Just a Fun Blog?

Since I was unable to make my usual post on Friday about Paper Money Collecting and Banknote Events around the world I've been asking myself the question, "Is this a serious or Fun Blog?"


Of course I want it to be a Fun Blog, but it is also serious in nature, as my readers have come to expect to find out what's happening around them in the numismatic field, every weekend as well as other important banknote information on the paper money scene . I failed to bring you this information and I do apologize profusely for my failure.

Without wanting to bore you with the personal challenges I am encountering right now, I do need to let you know that I am struggling to get a full hour to spend on Paper Money Collecting now compared to 3-4 hours a couple of months ago. Even this post is being squeezed in between several duties, jobs and chores that I need to get done today.
 
Please bear with me and I shall be back to speed in the next week or two: More success to you my Paper Money Collecting and Banknote readers as you continue to widen the horiz0n and learn about this great hobby.

Friday, 20 June 2008

Nigerian Banknotes: Inconsistent Designs and Features

Having taken a bit of a closer look at the Nigerian Banknotes now in circulation I realize that there are fundamental inconsistencies in the designs and features of these paper money issues. Take a look at these notes now in circulation. Excuse me I do know they are mostly not in good condition, but these are money in cirulation given to be by anybody and everybody while I was home a couple of months ago and believe you me there are other notes in worse condition of wear and tear and misuse still in circulation.







These notes are the newest in circulation and mostly polymer notes, they curiously also do not have the Naira sign on them, I wonder why?



The missing Naira sign







These notes are also still in circulation but are the older notes but these have the naira sign on them. Maybe part of the problem is because Nigeria outsources its banknote issue to foreign companies! A big pity since the country really can afford to print its own banknotes. There is apparently an investigation underway, pertaining to corruption in the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company. Some officials have been accused of asking for a huge lump sum of money in order to get the machines needed for Nigeria to start printing its own banknotes. The deals fell through because the money wasn't forthcoming. Now the country spends billions of naira printing Nigerian banknotes overseas.

Monday, 16 June 2008

US Paper Money Novelty Note - Obama on US Banknote

Just a fun banknote item with Barack Obama on the face of US Money. If he makes it this will definitely be a first, helps us see reality of what Americans are doing and how different it is from the norm. Though I must say that a lot of fuss has been made about Obama being black, but is he really truly just black?

To start with what am I? I am a black woman with dual nationality, born or African parents in Europe over 40 years ago. Luckily for me I've lived in both continents and do not have a nationality crisis. I therefore feel that I can at least use this opportunity to voice my opinion about this great shift in American politics.

Its great that America can consider a woman or a black man for the number one job in America. Yet there are fundamental problems with this progression.My reservation stems from the fact that a person of dual race heritage in US is always considered black, when it is a white and black issue by both sides of the coin?

My take on this issue is be careful all of you open your eyes wide before you vote!!Anyway the novelty note looks great find up more...

read more | digg story

Saturday, 14 June 2008

Paper Money , Banknote Collecting Events: This Weekend : USA

Paper money and banknotes - USA Events

Friday, June 13 - Saturday, June 14
47th Annual Coin Show
Studio Lodge
Rte. 30 Arsenal Rd
York, Pennsylvania
717-757-4070
40 tables, Admission free


Friday, June 13 - Sunday, June 15
Coin, Currency & Stamp Expo
Agua Caliente Casino Resort
32-250 Bob Hope Dr
Rancho Mirage, California
818-997-6496
iibick@sbcglobal.net
Admission free


Friday, June 13 - Sunday, June 15
Carolina Coin & Currency Show
Merchandise Mart
2500 E. Independence Blvd
Charlotte, North Carolina
919-828-9450
60 tables, Admission free


Friday, June 13 - Sunday, June 15
Texas Coin Show
Convention Center
1409 S. Main St.
Grapevine, Texas
214-794-5499 or 214-535-3465
TexasCoinShows@aol.com
Admission $2.00


Saturday, June 14
Coin Show
Skating Center
2661 Civic Center Dr.
Roseville, Minnesota
612-770-6578
Admission free


Saturday, June 14
Coin Show
VFW
5728 Bartee St.
Norfolk, Virginia
757-416-1535
40 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 14
Aurora Coin Show
Holiday Inn, Hammons Conv. Ctr.
15500 E. 40th Ave., I-70 & Chambers
Denver, Colorado
303-364-1572
50 (47) tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 14
Barron County Coin Club Show
Cedar Mall
2900 S. Main St
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
10 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 14
Area Stamp & Coin Show
Wilkins Twp. Vol. Fire Dept. #13
109 Powell St
East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
800-701-7091
jreevesandcompany@hotmail.com
Admission free


Saturday, June 14
Coin & Sports Card Show
Platt High School
220 Coe Ave
Meriden, Connecticut
203-634-0069 or R. Katz 235-7962 ext. 139
30 tables, Admission $0.99


Saturday, June 14
Coin & Currency Club Show
DAV
4801 37th St. N
St. Petersburg, Florida
727-403-8662
robert_wly@yahoo.com
36 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 14
Spring Coin Show
Middle School Cafeteria
1101 Jefferson Ave. on M-60 East
Three River, Michigan
269-273-1030
Admission free

Sunday, June 15
CoinSuperstore Coin & Paper Show
Annex Club
554 Woodward Ave
New Haven, Connecticut
203-469-2943 or Alex Nocerino 203-530-9675
60 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
3rd. Sun. Coin Show
Holiday Inn
Rt. 3 Exit 4
Nashua, New Hampshire
603-434-4150
49 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Coin Show
Fire House
4900 Street Rd
Trevose, Pennsylvania
302-697-8308
johnbach@comcast.net
35 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Monthly Collector's Show
Howard Johnson's
3650 S. 72nd
Omaha, Nebraska
402-721-7364
edabish@msn.com
30 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
World Money Show
Recreation Ctr.
1232 Main Ave
Clifton, New Jersey
973-983-2449
robbies20@hotmail.com
45 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Liberty Coin Club Show
Elks Club
265 Main St
West Haven, Connecticut
203-562-4956
30 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Coin & Stamp Show
Art Serve Public Library
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
954-802-4967
jmarsh46@hotmail.com
85 (80) tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Blue Ribbon Coin & Stamp Show
Saint Clements Hall
3030 Tremainsville Rd
Toldeo, Ohio
419-867-3688
45 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
NOISE Coin Show
Holiday Inn
860 Irving Pk, 2 blks. E. of Rt. 53
Itasca, Illinois
630-250-7474
40 (38) tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Coin & Currency Show
First State & Rescue Squad Bldg.
200 Marlboro Rd. & Ferris Rd
Old Bridge, New Jersey
732-290-0440 or 740-4604
30 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Columbus Coin, Stamp & Card Show
Makoy Center
5462 Center St
Hilliard, Ohio
614-785-9967
drich@columbus.rr.com
Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Buffalo Numis. Assoc. Monthly Bourse
Columbus Hall
2735 Union Rd
Buffalo-Cheektowaga, New York
716-908-3097
broadwaycoins@verizon.net
56 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Onondaga Numismatic Association Show
Ramada Inn
1305 Buckley Rd
Syracuse, New York
315-455-6791
mcaiello@twcny.rr.com
25 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
Coin Show
Tadmor Shrine
3000 Krebs Ctr
Akron, Ohio
330-882-3187 or Dave 837-1290
45 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 15
ACNS Show
Greenhaven Golf Course
2800 Greenhaven Rd
Anoka, Minnesota
763-213-7028
acns03@yahoo.com
25 tables, Admission free

Wednesday, 11 June 2008

Banknote and Paper Money News: The Direct Express Debit Card


Finally a solution is in sight for the 4 million Americans without bank accounts who have to depend on paper cheques to access their monthly social benefits. The U.S. Department of the Treasury has found a solution and a new Direct Express debit card for social security payments has now been launched in 10 states, this debit card will be available to all shortly as the plan is to roll it out over the nation during the summer months.

This is a great step forward as you can imagine how frustrating it is waiting on your social security cheques via the post. Delays in arrival cause so much stress for many families, not to talk about the problem of cashing the cheques through unscrupulous money services who eat up some of the much needed money via commission for the service rendered.

4 million people are now being given an opportunity to start getting their paper money affairs in order and I think this is a great move forward and will help to revive the economy some. Read more about this at The Direct Express Debit Card Launch.

Monday, 9 June 2008

Banknote and Paper Money Events This Week

Summer is finally here and there are less Paper Money Events during the week than there has been in the last couple of months. I'm beginning to think my proposal to start a log of Weekday events might not have been needed. But we'll see.

There are no events I can find for the USA at the moment. If you know of any please share the information in the comment box.

UK Events

Tuesday, June 10
Crewe & District Numismatic Society
The Inter Counties Numismatic Quiz
Memorial Hall, Church Lane
Crewe

Wednesday, June 11
Banknote, Coin, Stamp and Card Faire
Stanway Football Club,
New Farm Road,
Stanway, Colchester
01328 855 251

Wed and Thur, June 11-12
Morton & Eden
Byzantine Gold Coins, Medals and Banknotes
London
www. mortonandeden.co.uk
0207 493 5344

Friday, 6 June 2008

Paper Money and Banknote Collecting Events This Weekend

USA Events

Friday, June 6 - Sunday, June 8
Tiftarea Coin Club Show
Agricenter
I-75 exit 63-B
Tifton, Georgia
478-986-9795 or 955-0724
35 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 7
Coin Show
Budget Inns of America
323 N. Cedar Bluff Rd
Knoxville, Tennesse
865-219-7112
bhp3rd@comcast.net
20 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 7
1st. Sat. Monthly Coin & Currency Show
Staten Island Hotel
1415 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, New York
718-273-0895 or 698-5000
30 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 7
Coin & Collectibles Show
Hilton Garden Inn
9301 Six Pines Dr
The Woodlands, Texas
979-575-4669
harolddwillis@hotmail.com
20 (18) tables, Admission $2.00


Saturday, June 7
30th Annual Coin & Collectible Show
Battlefield Inn
4137 I-20 Frontage Rd
Vicksburg, Mississippi
601-638-1195
34 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 7
Coin & Stamp Clubs Show
Penn Central Mall
200 High Ave. W
Oskaloosa, Iowa
641-672-2763
30 (15) tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 7
54th Annual Coin Show
Machinists Hall
12365 St. Charles Rock Rd
Saint Louis, Missouri
314-909-8881
artscoin@swbell.net
45 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 7 - Sunday, June 8
12th Annual Spring Show
Boulder County Fairgrounds
9595 Nelson Rd
Longmont, Colorado
303-438-8167
a55bobster@aol.com
40 tables, Admission free


Saturday, June 7 - Sunday, June 8
Pioneer Country Events Coin, Gun & Knife Show
Mohave Cty. Fairgrounds
2600 Fairgrounds Blvd
Kingman, Arizona
928-692-0937
225 tables, Admission $5.00

Sunday, June 8
Bi-Monthly Tri-State Coin Show
Best Western Motor Inn
Rts. 10 & 101
Keene, New Hampshire
413-422-2794 or 802-254-9340
20 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 8
Camelback Collectibles Club Show
Elks Lodge
6398 E. Oak St
Scottsdale, Arizona
480-370-7939
35 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 8
Coin $ Stamp & Collectible Show
Eau Gallie Civic Ctr.
1551 Highland Ave
Melbourne, Florida
321-751-3647
wilson4808@bellsouth.net
Admission free


Sunday, June 8
71st Street Coin Show
Knights of Columbus
2100 E. 71st St
Indianapolis, Indiana
765-446-9535
30 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 8
Detroit Area Coin Show
VFW Post 2645
24222 W. 9 Mile Rd
Southfield, Michigan
810-227-1477
40 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 8
Nickel Trader Coin & Collectible Show
Castle Shannon Mem. Firehall
3600 Library Rd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
724-941-2338
nickel1356@comcast.net
80 (40) tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 8
Coin & Stamp Show
Catapano Engineering Hall
585 Rte. 110, Broadhollow Rd
Melville, New York
516-557-7096 cell
gsstamps@hotmail.com
Admission free


Sunday, June 8
Annual Summer Coin Show
City Hall Community Center
101 Emmons St
Hiawatha, Iowa
319-294-4377
bescoins@yahoo.com
21 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 8
West Suburban Coin & Collectible Expo
Park Pl. of Countryside Banq. Hall
6200 Joliet Rd
LaGrange-Countryside, Illinois
630-399-9060
85 tables, Admission free


Sunday, June 8
Greater Worcester Coin Show
Elks Lodge
754 Southbridge St., Rt. 12
Auburn, Massachusetts
978-658-0160
info@ebwpromotions.com
46 tables, Admission $1.00


Sunday, June 8
Lawrence Park Coin Club Spring Show
Perry Hi-way Hose Co.
8270 Peach St
Erie, Pennsylvania
814-725-1035
24 tables, Admission free


UK Events

Saturday, June 7
London Coin Fair
British and Foreign coins
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
Coram Street, WC1
9.30am - 5pm
0208 989 8097
www.simmonsgallery.co.uk

Sunday, June 8
MG Fairs
Collectors Fair
The Regency Hotel, Cheltenham
0117 962 3203
Mark Grimsley

Sunday, June 8
The Midland Coin Fair
Coin, Medal & Banknote Fair
National Motorcycle Museum
Bikenhill, Birmingham
10.00am-3.30pm
01694 731 439
www.midlandcoinfair.co.uk