Banknotes or Currency Articles

Verify PMG Certification Includes Images of Three Million NotesPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has announced that its online Verify PMG Certification tool, which enables free, quick and easy searches of PMG’s certification database, now features images of more than 3 million PMG-certified notes.

Verify PMG Certification lets a user enter a note’s PMG certification number and grade to confirm its description and grade in PMG’s database. Now, users can also view images of the note taken by PMG after encapsulation, if available […]


PMG Certified Over 200 English Banknotes For Manzi Collection Sale, Part IIOver 200 banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG) comprise the bulk of The Lou Manzi Collection of English Banknotes — Part 2 sale, being held October 10, 2019, by renowned global auction house Spink & Son Ltd.

The Manzi Collection ranks among the all-time finest assemblages of British banknotes and includes many highly desirable "White Notes" from the Bank of England […]


Federal Reserve Orders 5.2 Billion Banknotes for 2020The pace of U.S. currency production in 2020 will slow to its lowest level in at least a decade, approaching 5.2 billion notes valued at almost $146.4 billion, according to a Federal Reserve order submitted to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP).

As in recent years, most of the banknotes produced will be $1s, $20s and $100s. The order lacked $2 notes as the amount made in 2019 is expected to meet demand for several years […]

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Stack's Bowers 2019 ANA US Currency Auction HighlightsThe Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money realized an impressive $5,320,620 in total sales from two live auction sessions and one internet only session.

In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction that featured coins and paper money from the United States and around the world realized over $30.6 million […]


PMG Certifies Three Rare East African Currency Board NotesPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has certified a stunning trio of rare East African Currency Board notes issued for British East Africa.

The notes will be featured in the Heritage World Currency Signature Auction, which will be held September 4-9, 2019, in Long Beach, California […]


PMG Certifies 1925 India 1,000 Rupees 'Discovery Note'Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has certified a previously unknown British India banknote at its recent on-site grading event in Hong Kong.

The 1925 1,000 Rupees note was issued in Kurrachee, now spelled Karachi, a city that has been part of Pakistan since 1947 […]

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2019 Native American $1 Coin and Currency Set Released Featuring a limited mintage, a strict initial household order limit, a note with a unique serial number, and a coin with a special finish, the 2019 Native American $1 Coin & Currency Set is now available.

The United States Mint-struck coin, a 2019 Native American $1 Coin with a special enhanced uncirculated finish, is available only within the set. Produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), the included Series 2017 $1 Federal Reserve note bears a ‘1959’ beginning serial number which correspond to the launch year of the Agena spacecraft that is depicted on the companion coin […]


Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Currency Set LaunchesThe Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) today at noon EDT began selling its Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Currency Set for $85.95.

The anniversary set contains an uncirculated $50 with a serial number beginning with "1969" and an engraved print of the iconic "Buzz Aldrin on the Moon" photograph […]


PMG Offers Expert Reviews For Uncertified Notes On eBayPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) and eBay have partnered to launch PMG Expert Review, a low-cost service that provides a preliminary review of notes by PMG experts. The service is available for banknotes on eBay that have not been certified by a third-party grading service.

PMG is the world’s largest third-party paper money grading and encapsulation service. It is an approved grading company of eBay, a leading online marketplace that connects buyers and sellers around the world […]


Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Currency Set Includes $50 and 'Buzz Aldrin on the Moon' PrintInformation and images were unveiled late last week for the upcoming Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Currency Set from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP).

Scheduled to launch Tuesday, July 16, for $85.95, the set will include a BEP-produced $50 uncirculated note with a serial number beginning with "1969" and a BEP-engraved print of the iconic photo of Buzz Aldrin on the Moon […]