Banknotes or Currency Articles

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 […]


BEP's $2 Rocketship Product Launches June 18On Tuesday, June 18, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will release its newest currency product, the $2 Rocketship.

Designed for young collectors, the product features an uncirculated $2 Federal Reserve note with a serial number beginning with "2019" […]


PMG Grades United Kingdom Notes From Lou Manzi CollectionPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has certified over 280 selections from the Lou Manzi Collection of United Kingdom Notes. The amazing group includes numerous rarities from the United Kingdom, many of them iconic "White Notes" from the Bank of England.

Over more than three decades, Lou Manzi assembled what is likely the finest and most important collection of top-quality British currency outside of a museum […]


PMG Grades Trio of Million-Dollar Banknotes Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG) certified three important US notes that recently sold at auction for a combined $5 million.

The group comprises three of the rarest and most iconic US notes, each of which is unique in private hands […]


PMG Certifies 1920 Home of Bank of Canada $5 NotePaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has certified the second-known example of the 1920-dated Home Bank of Canada $5.

The issue was previously thought to be unique, with the only example being in the National Currency Collection of The Bank of Canada. The note, recently certified by PMG, is the first and only in private hands […]


PMG Launches CrossOver Service for Notes in PCGS HoldersPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has introduced a CrossOver service for notes that are still encapsulated in PCGS Currency holders.

PMG’s CrossOver service allows notes encapsulated by PCGS Currency to be submitted to PMG for grading without being removed from their holders […]


Jason W. Bradford Launches Legacy Currency GradingWell-known paper money authentication expert Jason W. Bradford and his team of experts launched Legacy Currency Grading (, a new paper money grading and authentication service, on February 20, 2019.

Legacy Currency Grading will offer a warranty for all banknotes certified by its graders […]


America's Founding Fathers Currency Set for 2019New today from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is its latest product for money collectors, the America’s Founding Fathers 2019 Currency Set.

Annually released and at the same $21.95 price since 2014, this year’s set holds two notes that share matching serial numbers beginning with "2019" […]