Banknotes or Currency Articles

Joel R. Anderson Collection Part I Sale Realizes $7.9 MillionThursday night’s landmark sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection Part I saw a number of previous price records fall as several lots achieved never before seen price realizations.

In all, the 64 lots offered in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection Part I realized $7,912,140, with an incredible seven lots surpassing the $500,000 mark […]

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America's Founding Fathers Currency Set for 2018The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) today at 8:00 a.m. ET released its latest product for money collectors, the America’s Founding Fathers 2018 Currency Set.

Annually released and at the same $21.95 price since 2014, this presidential set includes two notes that share matching serial numbers beginning with 2018 […]

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Series 2017 $1 Uncut Currency Sheets ReleasedToday at 8:00 a.m. EST, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) started selling uncut currency sheets of Series 2017 $1 Federal Reserve notes.

These dollars bear the signatures of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza […]

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Happy Birthday $1 Note Features '2018xxxx' Serial NumberIf you’re looking for a unique yet inexpensive gift for birthdays, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has a brand new money product you may want to check out.

The BEP is now selling the "2018 Happy Birthday Currency Note" which features an uncirculated $1 Federal Reserve note with a serial number beginning with "2018" […]

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BEP 2018 Intaglio Prints Commemorate WWI CentennialThe Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) just started selling its 2018 Intaglio Print Subscription Program, the "World War I – 100th Anniversary 2018 Intaglio Print Collection."

This year’s BEP series recognizes the centennial with three prints titled Entry, Homefront, and Victory […]

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Year of the Dog $1 Notes Feature '8888' Serial NumbersIn celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Bureau of Engraving (BEP) is now selling its latest annual Lucky Money product.

Featuring an uncirculated $1 Federal Reserve note with a serial number beginning with "8888," the bureau’s "Year of the Dog 2018" money product launched today at 8:00 a.m. ET for $5.95 […]

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US Banknote Production in September Quickest Since October 2016U.S. paper money production in September ran the quickest for a month in almost a year — thanks in large part to a sharp increase in $1s, according to data published by the agency responsible for printing American currency.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) produced 646.4 million banknotes last month, the most since October 2016, for a combined value of more than $14.7 billion […]

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Federal Reserve Orders 7.4 Billion Banknotes for 2018U.S. money production for 2018 is expected to exceed 7.4 billion banknotes valued at more than $233.3 billion, according to a Federal Reserve order submitted to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

Most of the notes will be $1s, $20s and $100s, and no $2s were requested for a second year in a row […]

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US Banknote Production in August Reaches 557 MillionU.S. paper money production slowed a bit in August compared to July but the number of larger bills rose sharply, according to monthly data published atypically late (on Oct. 6) by the agency responsible for printing American currency.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) produced 557.05 million banknotes last month for a combined value of more than $16.1 billion […]

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PMG Certifies Rare China 1951 10,000 Yuan NotePaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) certified a rare, high-denomination banknote from the early years of the People’s Republic of China. The 1951 10,000 Yuan note is attributed as Pick 858Aa (Pick refers to the catalog numbers originally developed by Albert Pick and used by the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money) and graded PMG AU 50.

Pick 858Aa is considered to be the rarest type of all 1951 First Series Renminbi (RMB). Only 100 examples of this note are believed to still exist […]

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