1. DISCLAIMER: This is a non-commercial
website published by an individual. We neither buy or sell
banknotes or offer paid advertisements. See our
Dealer Free Ads section for possible sources of
banknotes you might be seeking or selling. If you don't
find what you are looking for, let us know and we may have
some idea of where to look.
This display of banknotes is for educational, hobby and
informational purposes and as such, no recognition or
support for any group is implied or intended. This site is
not affiliated with the United Nations or any other
political organization. It is our choice as to
which banknotes are displayed and we welcome suggestions
and comments from visitors. Our long term goal is to
have all banknotes from every issuing authority listed on
We have recently been made aware of the
political implications of displaying banknotes from
certain entities and we will
carefully consider this
policy. We welcome comments on any banknotes displayed.
no representation as to the accuracy, appropriateness or completeness of the
information or images presented nor do we make any claim
of warranty or fitness for use of the website for any
2. FAIR USE:
Images such as the country flag and others may be
copyrighted by its holder. As well, it is known that the
representation of certain such symbols is either
copyrighted by the holder of the symbol, or is available
under a free license. There may also be other restrictions
on reproduction, including but not limited to
article 6ter of the Paris Convention. It is
believed that the use of low-resolution images of such
symbols to support the illustration of the country
fair use under
United States copyright law.
Many individuals have provided information and images for
use on this site and we will credit those sources whenever
they have provided their permission to do so. See 4.e)
4. SCANS: If you have
banknote images to contribute to the site, please let us
know first as we have many thousands of images not yet put
on the numismondo.com site. We are currently looking for
rare or unusual banknote images or specialists offerings
of certain countries not well represented on the site. We
do not buy, sell or trade banknotes.
When submitting images please use the following procedure:
If you submit a scan of a banknote or picture, please indicate the copyright information when applicable.
We respect international copyright laws and will remove
any content that violates these conventions. Please advise
us of any images or content you believe to be in violation
and it will be promptly investigated and removed if found
We occasionally get requests for scans and periodically
provide them for non-commercial and commercial uses.
Students and scholars are given priority consideration for
image and information requests. See 5. below.
IMAGE SCAN PROCEDURE
banknotes at 300 dots per inch, full size and email
a few at a time. If possible, use a black background
as I add a black background or border and it would
save me a lot of Photoshop time if this is done
Please name the files beginning with the
based code designation for each country or entity.
Use the following format for naming, i.e. using Cook
Islands as an example:
cok P.9 $20 1992.jpg (for the front of the
cok P.9 $20 1992 r.jpg (for the back of the
not use any punctuation, except in the catalog
If the banknote is not listed in any recognized catalog, use
P.UNL (not listed in Pick) or
SB.UNL (not listed in Schwan Boling), etc. Write if
you have questions.
the large size of the scans, please send just a few
at a time, preferably just the front and back of the
provide an acknowledgement of the contributor of
images and information. Please let us know if you want
us to include:
your initial, i.e. G.S.E.
Just your full name and any affiliation,
i.e. Garry Saint, Esquire, IBNS
Just your email address - in which case we use
a graphic to prevent search robots from
automatically picking up your email address:
name and email. Garry Saint, Esquire, IBNS
acknowledgement, in which case I usually say
something like "image contributed by a
5. USE OF SCANS FROM THIS SITE: We get many requests from students, scholars, collectors and others for use of our scans for various
commercial and non-commercial purposes. In most cases we can comply with these
requests. Please email us with your requests.
6. BANKNOTE IDENTIFICATION:
If you have a banknote you want identified it is
necessary that you send us a scan of the front and back.
We charge $0.99 USD for each note payable by PayPal only. If we are
not able to positively identify the note there will be no
charge. We will also give you our retail price estimate,
All fees derived from this service are
donated to our favorite charity; the
7. VALUE ESTIMATES:
Value estimates, when given, are based on the authors
experience and opinion. We are not dealers and do
not buy or sell banknotes. See disclaimer 1. above.
If you want to know if a particular banknote is current
and exchangeable into another currency, we suggest you
Central Bank website of the country of issue to see if
they indicate the banknotes status.
8. CATALOG REFERENCES:
catalog numbers most often used are from the following sources,
with added links to Amazon for purchase:
• (N) -
Catalog of World Paper
• (PS) -
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money - Vol.1: Specialized Issues)
• (P) -
Standard Catalog Of World Paper Money
- Vol.2 General Issues 1368-1960
• (P) -
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money
- Vol.3:Modern Issues 1961 - Present
• (SB) -
World War II
Remembered, Schwan, Boling 1st Edition
Other catalogs that may be of interest:
Confederate States Paper Money: Civil War Currency from the South
by Arlie R. Slabaugh
A Guide Book Of United States Paper Money: History, Grading and Prices (Official Red Book)
by Arthur L. Friedburg
Paper Money of the United States. A Complete Illustrated Guide with Valuations
Standard Catalog Of United States Paper Money
by Arthur L. Friedberg and Ira S. Friedberg
The Official Blackbook Price Guide to United States Paper Money 2011, 43rd Edition
by Thomas E. Hudgeons Jr.
The Early Paper
Money of America
by Eric P. Newman
Collecting Paper Money
by Colin Narbeth (a world paper money pioneer)
• Other catalog references are
indicated in specific sections when appropriate.
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15. MEMBERSHIP: We
are members of the International Bank Note Society (IBNS),
the Latin American Paper Money Society (LANSA) and
the Haitian Numismatic Society (
HNS) and recommend these organizations for your consideration.
Page Updated 15 August 2017
Garry Saint, Esquire