Banknotes or Currency Articles

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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Guidance for Currency Damaged by Hurricanes Harvey and IrmaThe Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is encouraging hurricane Harvey and Irma victims with damaged currency to submit redemption claims as soon as they are able.

The BEP is giving priority to processing mutilated currency claims resulting from the hurricanes to speed recovery efforts for those affected […]

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US Banknote Production in July Hits 566.4 MillionU.S. paper money production picked up modestly in July after slowing to a four-month low in June, according to data published late last week by the agency responsible for printing American currency.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) produced 566.4 million banknotes last month for a total value of more than $13.1 billion […]

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US Banknote Production in June Lowest in Four MonthsU.S. paper money production slowed to a four-month low in June, according to data published Aug. 8 by the agency responsible for printing American currency.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) produced 547.52 million banknotes in June for a combined value of more than $13.2 billion […]

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2017 Judicial Intaglio Print from Constitution Series Now AvailableOn Tuesday, Aug. 1, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) released the 2017 Judicial Intaglio Print, the last of three cards from its "Constitution Series."

This year’s BEP series recognizes the U.S. Constitution with three individual prints titled Legislative, Executive, and Judicial […]

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2017 $2 Single Note Collection Includes Four BanknotesAt 8:00 a.m. ET today, Aug. 1, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will begin selling its newest and always popular annual product for money collectors, the 2017 $2 Single Note Collection.

The product includes $2 single notes from four different Federal Reserve Banks. Each of them features non-matching serial numbers but they all begin with "2017" […]

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Stack's Bowers 2017 ANA US Currency Auction Highlights Stack’s Bowers Galleries is offering more than 830 lots of U.S. currency as a part of their August 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction in Denver, Colorado.

Paper money rarities, including 551 live lots and 286 Internet-only lots, are already presented online at www.stacksbowers.com and open to bidding […]

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US Banknote Production in May 2017 Highest in Seven MonthsU.S. paper money production climbed for a third straight month, ran the quickest in seven months, and outpaced figures from a year earlier, data from the agency responsible for printing American currency shows.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) produced 634.56 million banknotes in May, the most since October, for a combined value of $18.1312 billion. […]

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