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 Encyclopedia: Paper money   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Just as paper money had shifted from being a tool to rescue the colony from financial ruin to being the means of growth and expansion, its purpose was subsequently redefined by the demands of war.
But paper money's ability to serve as both a loan and as a currency was the key to its success and, in order for that to occur, a steady and plentiful supply of paper money was needed.
The paper money was to be printed in a manner similar to previous paper money acts, but the first emission was to be repaid by a four-year tax on all landed estates in the province, while the second emission was to be secured by a ten-year excise on liquor retailed in the province.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Paper-money   (505 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article: Banknote   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Today, this is no longer true; the currency of all countries is now fiat money (Money that the government declares to be legal tender although it cannot be converted into standard specie) not backed by gold or silver.
The original notes were restricted in area and duration, but the Yuan Dynasty (The imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368), facing massive shortages of specie to fund their occupation of China, began printing paper money without restrictions on duration.
Most banknotes are made of heavy paper (A material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses), sometimes mixed with linen (White goods or clothing made with linen cloth), cotton (Erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers), or other textile fibres.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/banknote.htm   (854 words)

  
 Paper Money Collecting FAQ
Before it was created, paper money traffic was carried on rec.collecting.coins which itself was created on August 16, 1994.
Paper money collectors are not as common as coin collectors, but they are still very active and have extensively developed the hobby.
It's a sort of monthly newspaper for paper money collectors and not only does it carry all the latest news about new issues, currency changes, etc., it also has advertising from a very large number of dealers and it lists paper money shows in the US and around the world.
www.faqs.org /faqs/coin-collecting/paper-money-faq   (8273 words)

  
 Paper or Plastic? - Mexico and Australia have ditched paper money for plastic bills. Should we, too? By Eric Weiner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Plastic implies cheapness and artifice, which is why all of the countries using plastic money prefer to call it by a more technical name: polymer money.
Haiti and Costa Rica briefly experimented with a primitive version of plastic money in the early 1980s, but it was Australia that mastered the technology, issuing its first plastic bills in 1988 and converting entirely to plastic soon after.
Money, it turns out, is a big factor when deciding what kind of money to use.
slate.msn.com /id/2111749   (902 words)

  
 Telesphere Numismatics - Paper Money Collecting Books - U.S. Paper Money   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Paper money essays, proofs and specimens are all part of the process leading up to regularly issued notes (e.g.
Detailed information on modern paper money production, condition and grading, factors that affect values, relative rarity, and resources and references is also included.
This book is essential for collectors of colonial paper money and will appeal to anyone interested in the early history of the United States.
www.telesphere.com /books/uspaper.html   (1146 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - commercial paper (Money, Banking, And Investment) - Encyclopedia
Because it is not backed by collateral, commercial paper is usually issued by major firms whose credit-rating is so good that their notes are immediately accepted for trading.
Commercial paper is an important source of cash for the issuing firm; it supplements bank loans and is usually payable at a lower rate of interest than the prime discount rate.
Strictly speaking, it includes only those instruments that are used in commerce in place of money, as distinguished from paper used in investment, personal, estate, speculative, and public transactions.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/commerc-p.html   (292 words)

  
 Six Kinds of United States Paper Currency
James Madison himself called paper money a "wicked scheme." It is, when its purpose is to inflate debts and license fiscal irresponsibility by government (the greatest debtor).
This might be seen as a portent of the future; for once the Depression started, and the widespread failure of banks, as the Federal Reverse System refused to support their liquidity, led to a massive deflation, gold came under attack, as it had in the previous century, as the culprit.
This effectively multiplied the money with which such securities were purchased, turning the money itself over to the Treasury, for its purposes, but then enabling the banks to issue currency against it.
www.friesian.com /notes.htm   (6080 words)

  
 FRBSF: A Brief History of Currency (Annual Report)
The remnant of this experience was a deep distrust of paper money which was not issued again by the federal authorities until the Civil War when the Federal government first issued paper money.
While most early money is now in the hands of collectors or museums, it is important to note the record of currency stability which this represents.
These "paper coins," which were much smaller in size than our present currency, were nicknamed "shinplasters," as the hardships of war often forced troops to line their worn-out boots with them.
www.frbsf.org /publications/federalreserve/annual/1995/history.html   (2844 words)

  
 History of US Paper Money
The Massachusetts Bay Colony issued the first paper money in the colonies which would later form the United States.
On the brink of bankruptcy and pressed to finance the Civil War, Congress authorized the United States Treasury to issue paper money for the first time in the form of non-interest bearing Treasury Notes called Demand Notes.
Paper currency was first issued with "In God We Trust" as required by Congress in 1955.
www.ronscurrency.com /rhist.htm   (651 words)

  
 Society of Paper Money Collectors, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Society of Paper Money Collectors, Inc. was formed in 1961 and has over 1,750 members from around the world.
Membership is open to anyone interested in paper money or related areas such as checks, stocks, engravings, and other fiscal ephemera.
Paper Money magazine is published six times a year.
www.spmc.org   (144 words)

  
 Canadian Paper Money Society (CPMS)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The aims and objectives of the Society are to encourage and support historical studies of banks and other paper money issuing authorities in Canada, to preserve their history and statistical records, and through research and publishing the results thereof, ensure that information, documents, and other evidence of Canada's financial development will be preserved.
To further its educational objectives, and to encourage writing and exhibiting, the Society gives an annual Literary Award plus an award for the best Canadian paper money display at the annual convention of Canada's national numismatic organization, the Canadian Numismatic Association.  Additional support is given throughout the year at other coin shows and numismatic gatherings.
paper fibres are broken, or there may be up to three heavy counting folds [not creases] or two light creases, but no combination of the above.
www.nunetcan.net /cpms.htm   (948 words)

  
 Paper Money & Bank Note WWW Directory
Money - Das Geld der Welt, site is in English and German.  Additionally to lots of scans of World Banknotes.  I try to offer brief information to each country and to the persons and buildings on the different banknotes.
ATS Numismatics World Banknotes, Paper Money, etc., Large selection of numismatic world banknotes, with separate detailed list of banknotes from former Soviet Union countries.  Also the list of the local and private paper money, collectible bond and stock certificates.
Barry Boswell World Banknotes, I have been dealing in paper money in the U.K. for 15 years and I hold a large and varied stock of banknotes.
webhome.idirect.com /~mjp/mjpwww.html   (5731 words)

  
 Ron's Currency, Stocks and Bonds
Ebay was in it's infancy and the only discussions about paper money could be found in the coin related newsgroups.
Prices for large size notes started to skyrocket and small size notes were still cheap and fractional currency was an unknown area for many.
I hope you enjoy viewing the beauty and design of the paper money images and reading the information contained within these pages whether you are a one time visitor, someone new to collecting, or a seasoned veteran just needing a quick paper money fix.
www.ronscurrency.com   (160 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Collectors go crazy for misprinted $20 bill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Heritage Galleries and Auctioneers was auctioning the bill for Wishnatsky in Orlando The auction company and Wishnatsky, a member of the Society of Paper Money Collectors, think the bill could fetch two to three times his investment.
Jason Bradford, president of PCGS Currency in Newport Beach, Calif., authenticated the error was genuine and not faked outside the printing plant.
The Treasury's Bureau of Engraving and Printing, which produces all U.S. paper money at facilities in Washington and Fort Worth, inspects and destroys flawed currency before it escapes the plants.
www.usatoday.com /money/2006-01-06-misprint-bill_x.htm   (444 words)

  
 ATS notes - World Paper Money, Banknotes, Notgeld etc.
Numismatic world paper money, local and private banknotes, bonds and stock certificates.
An introduction to notgeld (emergency paper money) with former and recent localizations, maps etc.
No part of our web site publication may be used, reproduced or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or stored in any retrieval system of any nature, without our prior written permission.
www.atsnotes.com   (300 words)

  
 ABC News: Church Selling Toilet Paper to Raise Money   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oliver hit on the idea of selling toilet paper after hearing about a baseball coach on the East Coast who successfully sold the product.
The church is selling the toilet paper either by the roll or by the case, and offers free delivery with the purchase of a case or more.
Oliver now is a practiced hand with his toilet paper sales pitch.
abcnews.go.com /US/wireStory?id=1466901   (217 words)

  
 coins
Our numismatics division consists of five periodicals covering coins and paper money.
Recognized as the finest publication for paper money collectors.
Contains news on market trends and historical features on paper money worldwide, with an emphasis on U.S. issues.
www.krause.com /static/coins.htm   (323 words)

  
 Coin and Currency Collections at Notre Dame
A catalog featuring hundreds of examples of colonial paper currency with supplementary sections on colonial lottery tickets and fiscal documents.
Currency examples range from the New York issue of May 31, 1709 to the fractional currency privately emitted in the 1790's during the copper panic.
The site also includes explanatory essays on such topics as the first paper currency emission in the colonies, the relative value of local money in the colonies and land bank notes.
www.coins.nd.edu   (394 words)

  
 Coin & Paper Money Reference Books - www.KAYMARIE.com
Exclusive sections on current technological trends in paper money from the Federal Reserve Banks, the Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
The demand for collectible world paper money continues to grow, and the ninth edition of this definitive resource for specialized paper notes is completely updated and expanded to reflect the most current values and new varieties.
Paper money collectors continue to keep the world market hot as new notes and information become available, and this 11th edition of the most comprehensive reference for modern world paper money ever published features current pricing and hundreds of new and improved illustrations.
www.kelgory.com /coinbooks.html   (8273 words)

  
 Uinta Currency
Terms: Checks or money orders should be made out to Uinta Currency.
US Postage: Please include $5.00 to help with postage and handling on orders up to $100, $6.00 up to $200 and $7.00 on orders over $200.
For an immediate receipt of an order please send a cashier's check or money order.
www.uintacurrency.com   (536 words)

  
 Software for Silver Certificate Collecting, Star Note, National Bank Notes, Friedberg & Pick Numbers, Paper Money Values
We have spent the last 7 years perfecting this program so that paper money collectors such as yourself can save countless hours of time and concentrate on their hobby.
Comprehensive database of over 18,200 varieties of US and Canadian Paper Money as well as additional database of information on all 14,000+ National Banknotes.
The program is highly configurable and even allows you to add scanned images of your paper money.
www.libertystreet.com /prod02.htm   (1251 words)

  
 Coinlink 2006 The Coin Collecting Portal for Numismatic News, Rare Coins and Banknotes
CoinLink provides daily numismatic news and rare coin market news to keep collectors and investors up to date on what is happening in the rare coin market.
In addition we provide listings to rare coin dealers and resources, world mints, coin shows and coin auctions, paper money and bank notes as well as resources for world coins, ancient coins and bullion and precious metals.
US rare coins and coin collecting is one of the most dynamix area in all numismatics, from Morgan dollars to US gold coins, collectors of all ages vie for ownership of both the rarest of coins to common generic gold and silver coins.
www.coinlink.com   (326 words)

  
 Romanian and Hungarian Coin and Paper Money Catalogue
Paper itself is still relatively crisp and not floppy.
There are no tears into the border area, although the edges do show slight wear.
Paper may show much handling, with minor tears in the border area.
www.levif.net /Catalogue   (341 words)

  
 Collector Network - Rare US Coins, World Coins, Banknotes, Paper Money, Cards and Stamps
collectors trade rare coins (US and World), banknotes and paper money, stamps, cards, antiques and collectibles.
At Collector Network you can buy old gold and silver US dollars, vintage cents or dimes, or antique coins from all over the World.
Paper money collectors will find here one the best choices of World banknotes and rare paper money.
www.collectornetwork.com   (353 words)

  
 Titul11
Please note that all of the Pick reference numbers used are taken from the eighth edition of the Krause Standard Catalog of World Paper Money.
For your convenience, payment is acceptable with either an international money order or by personal check.
Any item may be returned within 10 days for a full refund provided that it is returned in the original holder unopened.
members.fortunecity.com /shooll   (240 words)

  
 Ron's Paper Money FAQ
Millions of these notes were printed and lost value overnight, so, many remain and are readily available to collectors.
Great for the collector, but disappointing to the person finding this note in Grandpa's old papers.
If your note is in the list below, it is worth very little over face value in circulated condition.
www.ronscurrency.com /rcpmfaq.htm   (780 words)

  
 World coins and paper money from Joel Anderson
We offer world coin collectors and world currency collectors a wide variety of interesting, fun, unusual and historic foreign coins and paper money.
A wide range of foreign coins, world coin sets, bi-metallic coins, paper money, tokens, medals, primitive money and lots of other interesting stuff are featured in the on-line version of our Interesting Stuff Catalog.
May be used for orders using personal checks, money orders, paypal, as well as credit or debit cards.
www.joelscoins.com   (780 words)

  
 RockfordCoinVault.com your source for U.S. Coins, Paper Money and World Coins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
You can browse our coins, currency, paper money and all other categories from the left menu or you can search our extensive online inventory with thousands of coins currency and other collectibles.
We carry old stocks and bonds to enhance your collection, not to mention our special offers like our pennies by the pound and other sets and packages.
If you want to sell your coins, paper money or other collectibles; no matter how big or small is the lot you want to sell, give us a call: (815) 703-6241 send us a fax: (815) 636-0553 or Send us an email.
www.rockfordcoinvault.com   (237 words)

  
 Coin Collecting FAQ Part 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Note that if no denomination (face value) is indicated, your coin-like object is, in fact, probably a token or medal.
Authenticity: Counterfeits and alterations of many, many coins have been made by unscrupulous persons looking to part collectors from their money.
An expert opinion may be needed to determine whether or not a coin is authentic and is mandatory for more valuable coins.
www.telesphere.com /ts/coins/faq.html   (1722 words)

  
 Exotic Currency - collect, world banknotes, Iraqi money
Collecting world currency and coins can be a fun and educational hobby.
We are increasing our selection of coins and paper money daily, so please check back often.
If there is a particular note from a country you are interested in, please contact us and we will do our best to aquire it for you.
www.exoticcurrency.com   (157 words)

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