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1.15) Where are some paper money World Wide Web Sites?




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This article is from the Paper Money Collecting FAQ, by Bruce Giese giesewpm@tiac.net with numerous contributions by others.

1.15) Where are some paper money World Wide Web Sites?

Here's a list of some websites...

A more up to date copy of this FAQ
http://world.std.com/~giese/pfaq.html

American Numismatic Association (decent)
http://www.csd.net/users/anaweb

Krause is now online, although their page is wimpy and undeveloped.
http://www.tias.com/krause/BankNoteReporter/
http://www.tias.com/krause/

A good site with images of USA and some World notes
http://very.simplenet.com/currency/

History of money (good)
http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/northamerica.html

Irish banknotes and coins (ok)
http://www.hursley.ibm.com/Ireland/coins/coins.html

Polish banknotes and coins (ok)
http://www.personal-engin.umich.edu/~zbigniew/Money/money.html

Slovakian banknotes and coins (ok)
http://www.eunet.sk/slovakia/money.html

Canadian Paper Money (ok)
http://web.idirect.com/~mjp/mjpcpm.html

World paper Money (ok)
http://web.idirect.com/~mjp/mjpwpm.html

Hamilton Coin Collectors page (has links to good pages)
http://www.hamilton.on.ca/Information/sports/leisure/coin/Index.html

U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (wimpy)
http://www.ustreas.gov/treasury/bureaus/bep/bep.html

Minneapolis Fed Site with image of new US $100 note
http://woodrow.mpls.frb.fed.us

World Banknote Collectors Web Site
http://members.aol.com/TLWolf/banknotes/index.htm

Smithsonian (good set of obsolete note images)
http://www.si.edu/organiza/museums/nmah/homepage/numismatics/numismatics.html

So far, in my humble opinion, nobody has created a truly Excellent
page for paper money. Take this as a challenge: First one who
gets their paper money web page designated "Cool Site of the Day"
(http://www.infi.net/cool.html) will be forever honored in the
Credits section of this FAQ.

2. Paper Money Collecting: "I FOUND A..." QUESTIONS

Paper money has both a market value and a personal value. These
two things are very different. There are big time dealers who
keep a note from circulation just because it has an interesting
serial number or for other sentimental reasons. Don't let "market"
forces blur the real meaning of being a collector.

 

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