Numismatics is the study or collection of paper money, coins, and often medals.
Banknote is a piece of paper issued by a bank representing its promise to pay a specific sum to the bearer on demand and acceptable as money.
Note is a piece of paper currency.
Paper money is currency printed on paper. Includes all the various materials that have served as paper surrogates, for instance the polymer notes.
Thirteen important points that make a bill valuable and worth collect.
The presentation below is a simple guide for people who wants to start a paper money collection.
One peso. Mining scene at front. At back Portrait of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Mexican hero who gave the cry of independence in Mexico. He started the movement of independence in Mexico on September 15, 1910. He instigated Mexican people to fight for the independence. Printed by American Banknote Co.”
Five thousand pesos. In rememberence of the defense of Chapultepec in 1847. Los Ninos Heroes pictured in front, Chapultepec castle on back. The name of the young cadets: Vicente Suarez, Juan Escutia, Juande la Barrera, Fernando Montes de Oca, Francisco Marquez and Agustin Melgar.
Twenty Pesos. El Banco Nacional de Mexico. Portrait of Manuelita Garcia Teruel, cowboys working cows and statue of Christopher Columbus at back. Printed by American Banknote Co.
Five Pesos Banco de Mexico. Pictured on the front is Gloria Fauer, a Spanish artist who was very successful in the Mexican Theater. Angel of Independence pictured on the back. Printed by American Banknote Company.
Por Liliana E. González
Digital Banknote Heaven is a unique CD with a Banknotes Photographic Collection of more than 3550 pictures of banknotes from 172 countries. They are organized in folders alphabetically from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Almost all the banknotes were scanned front and back and they have the pick number from the Krause catalog as the file name. The images are sized between 300 and 400 pixels wide, with 72 resolution. Some are jpg and some are gif.
It took me 2 years to get this collection together. I scanned, sized and saved copies of every single banknote taken from the originals.
This CD will make a great and unique gift for collectors, dealers, artists, children and anybody who loves history, animals, landscapes, etc.
Digital Banknote Heaven´s price: $24.95 USD plus $5.00 USD shipping.
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