What's New

From SPMC Content
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This page will list updates and additions to the contents of this wiki website as they become available.

2024 Updates

February 2, 2024: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia


January 9, 2024: SPMC Paper Money Articles Index

  • Eight new articles from the latest SPMC Paper Money Journal (Jan/Feb 2024) are now available in the Articles Index:
    • Series 1933 $10 Silver Certificates 90th Anniversary and Ten-Year Census Update by Lee Loftus
    • Large-Size Treasury Currency Pre-Star Replacements New Insights and Improved Detection by Peter Huntoon
    • 1882 NBN Value Back Face Plates without 'or other securities' by Peter Huntoon
    • Demas Barnes - Patent Medicine Man by Benny Bolin
    • The Steamer Etiwan, Silent Witness to Good Times & Bad Tony Chibbaro
    • Kelsey Harris Douglass - Texas Merchant, Soldier and Paper Money Issuer by Frank Clark
    • A Link Between Specimen Postal Notes from Johnson, VT & Arkama, PA? by Bob Laub
    • UNESCO World Heritage Sites Depicted on Bank Notes - Antigua by Roland Rollins

2023 Updates

November 13, 2023: SPMC Paper Money Articles Index

  • Thirteen new articles from the latest SPMC Paper Money Journal (Nov/Dec 2023) are now available in the Articles Index:
    • 2% Consols of 1930 by Peter Huntoon
    • Taxing Non-Federal currency out of existence by Peter Huntoon & Wendell Wolka
    • How the 1914 FRN Serial#1 San Francisco Red Seals Were Sold by Allen Mincho
    • Daniel Webster Valentine - Fractional Currency & Half-Dimes by Benny Bolin & Jerry Fochtman
    • In Remembrance - Neil Shafer 1933-2023 by SPMC
    • Paper Money of the Sefton Internment Camp on the Isle of Man by Steve Feller
    • The White House and Treasury Talk Autographs on Dollar Bills by Lee Loftus
    • The SPMC National Bank Lookup website by Mark Drengson
    • The Story of Norman's Bridge, Alabama by Bill Gunther & Charles Derby
    • Gutter Fold Errors on Fractional Currency by Richard Merlau & Rick Melamed
    • Oakland California's Contribution to Series 1883-1894 Postal Note History by Bob Laub
    • It's Not Just About the Vignettes - The Real Rhett Butler by Tony Chibbaro
    • The SPMC - An Organization on the Move by Loren Gatch


November 5, 2023: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia


September 16, 2023: SPMC Paper Money Articles Index

  • Eleven new articles from the latest SPMC Paper Money Journal (Sep/Oct 2023) are now available in the Articles Index:
    • Plate Letters on Large Size NBNs by Peter Huntoon
    • How the 1914 FRN Serial #1 San Francisco Red Seals were saved by Lee Loftus
    • High Serial Discovery - $2 LT Series 1928C Mule by Peter Huntoon
    • Union Occupation and the Fate of Baugh's Cotton Mill in Alabama by Bill Gunther & Charles Derby
    • 4th Issue Treasury Seal Plate Proof Sheets by Jerry Fochtman & Rick Melamed
    • Neither Chit nor Chizzler by Terry A. Bryan
    • Altered 4th Printing Confederate Chemicograph Backs by Peter Bertram
    • It's Not Just About the Vignettes - A Case of Mistaken Identity by Tony Chibbaro
    • How the Montgomery Ward Catalog and U.S. Postal Notes Helped Tame the Wild West by Bob Laub
    • Small Notes: Series 1934 $5 Federal Reserve Note Back Plate 637 Mules by Jamie Yakes
    • UNESCO World Heritage Sites Depicted on Bank Notes - Angola by Roland Rollins


July 28, 2023: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia


July 26, 2023: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia


July 16, 2023: SPMC Paper Money Articles Index

  • Eleven new articles from the latest SPMC Paper Money Journal (July/Aug 2023) are now available in the Articles Index:
    • Series of 1929 $100 Type 2 Nationals by Lee Loftus
    • Series of 1880 $20 Legal Tender Serial Number Color Change by Peter Huntoon & Lee Loftus
    • Civil War Stamp Money of Confederate Mobile, Alabama by Steve Feller
    • The Central National Bank of Frederick, MD Charter 1138 by J. Fred Maples
    • Glass-Borah Amendment of 1932 spiked Series 1929 NBN Circulation by a Third by Peter Huntoon & Jamie Yakes
    • Gardiner H. Wright and Company, Bog Iron by Terry A. Bryan
    • The Promise of a Florida Solder - Hansford Herndon and his 1862 Promissory Note by Charles Derby
    • On the 1940 emergency issues of Deventer, The Netherlands by Roeland Krul
    • UNESCO World Heritage Sites Depicted on Bank Notes - Algeria by Roland Rollins
    • It's Not Just About the Vignettes - The Mystery of the Missing Statue by Tony Chibbaro
    • The Rare Wobus Postal Note from Saint Charles Missouri by Bob Laub


June 17, 2023: Significant National Bank Note Collections


June 13, 2023: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia


May 7, 2023: SPMC Paper Money Articles Index

  • Ten new articles from the latest SPMC Paper Money Journal (May/June 2023) are now available in the Articles Index:
    • The End of National Bank Notes by Lee Loftus
    • Digital Archive of the Walton Collection of Nebraska National Bank Notes by Matt Hansen
    • $1 Late-Finished SC Series of 1935A Back Plate 470 Discovery by Peter Huntoon
    • Laws Governing the Circulation and Denominations National Banks Could Issue by Peter Huntoon
    • William Morris Meredith - 19th Secretary of the Treasury 1849-1850 by Rick Melamed
    • Challis Idaho Territory Postal Note by Bob Laub
    • Edward H. Stroecker and George Hutchinson - Fairbanks, Alaska Bankers by Frank Clark
    • UNESCO World Heritage Sites Depicted on Bank Notes - Albania by Rolland Rollins
    • The Exchange Note (Billete de Canje) of Puerto Rico (1895) by Angel O. Navarro Zayas
    • Notes from the Farmers & Mechanics Bank of Fayette County, New Salem, PA by Gerald Dzara


May 2, 2023: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia


April 9, 2023: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia


March 26, 2023: Significant National Bank Note Collections

  • Official Online Release of the Significant National Bank Note Collections website to showcase important National Bank Note Collections.
  • The notes in each collection are listed in an easily searchable and sortable table with links to high resolution images.
  • Two important NBN Collections are currently showcased on this website:
    • The Huntoon Collection of U.S. National Bank Notes
    • The Walton Collection of Nebraska National Bank Notes
  • A link to the NBN Collections home page is also available on the SPMC.org website under the Education & Research menu.


March 18, 2023: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia


March 12, 2023: SPMC Paper Money Articles Index

  • Eleven new articles from the latest SPMC Paper Money Journal (March/April 2023) are now available in the Articles Index:
    • Kahului, Hawaii Territorial 1902 Red Seal Discovery of the Decade by Peter Huntoon
    • Merchant Notes from Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the 1830s: Benjamin S. Wilson of Conrow, Ramsey & Co. by Charles Derby
    • Legal Tender Series of 1928 Non-Star Serial Number Ranges by Peter Huntoon
    • Clayton A. Cowgill Signed Florida Treasury Warrants by Terry Bryan
    • It's Not Just About the Vignettes: Asahel K. Eaton's Patents of April 28, 1863 by Tony Chibbaro
    • The Anatomy of a Confederate Note by Steve Feller
    • The Civil War's Impact on Insurance in Alabama: The Troy Insurance Company by Bill Gunther
    • Raised Bank Notes from The Pratt Bank of Buffalo, New York by Bernhard Wilde
    • Collecting UNESCO World Heritage Sites Bank Notes by Roland Rollins
    • Small Notes: $5 Federal Reserve Series of 1934 Blue-Green Seal, Yellow-Green Back, Non-Mules by Jamie Yakes & Peter Huntoon
    • A Follow-up to the 131-Year-Old Mystery (Postal Notes) by Kent Halland & Charles Suraski


January 4, 2023: SPMC Paper Money Articles Index

  • Seven new articles from the latest SPMC Paper Money Journal (Jan/Feb 2023) are now available in the Articles Index:
    • The Philadelphia Serial #1 Postal Note Enigma by Bob Laub & Kent Halland
    • Arizona Series of 1929 National Bank Notes by Peter Huntoon
    • Mr. President - May we? (Fractionals) by Benny Bolin
    • The Monster Banknotes of Reza Shah Pahlavi by Roland Rollins
    • Replacement Notes among Type-39 and Type-40 Confederate Currency by Enrico Aldala
    • Channel Island Internees at Wursach Schloss by Steve Feller
    • U.S. Lieutenant Frank C. Filley's T-63 Fifty Cent Confederate Note by Charles Derby

2022 Updates

November 8, 2022: SPMC Paper Money Articles Index

  • Ten new articles from the latest SPMC Paper Money Journal (Nov/Dec 2022) are now available in the Articles Index:
    • Announcing the Paper Money Articles Index and the Collecting Paper Money website by Mark Drengson
    • Fateful Series: The Philippine Treasury Certificates of 1941 by Daniel McCone
    • Reuse of Bank Titles by the same National Bank by Peter Huntoon
    • Bank of the U.S. 1833 Sight Draft with Two Autographs of former Postmasters General by Bill Gunther
    • Uncut Sheets through 1953 (U.S. Large Size) by Peter Huntoon
    • A Brief Update on the T-64 CSA $500 Note Survey of 3500 Notes by Steve Feller
    • The Reapers Vignette by ANBC Revisited by Roland Rollins
    • Color Variations on the 2nd Issue 25cent Fractionals by Rick Melamed
    • It's Not Just About the Vignettes - South Carolina's Most Wanted by Tony Chibbaro
    • The Aristocracy of the Confederate Note Signers by Michael McNeil


October 6, 2022: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia

This spreadsheet includes links to images for each of the 472 notes in Peter's amazing collection that he sold in 2006.


September 30, 2022: SPMC Paper Money Articles Index


July 21, 2022: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia


June 28, 2022: Huntoon-Shiva NBN Encyclopedia