The reason being is that if one was searching for a note from a particular bank and wanted the plate note found in a certain book, and there are only 3 of them in existence, then there is a one in three chance that that note could be the plate note. The books can also be borrowed for free as a benefit of membership in the american numismatic association, through the dwight n. Us obsolete currency referenced to standard catalog of united states obsolete bank notes 17821866 by james. Old paper money obsolete currency scrip scripophily. With coin books, you can discover a wealth of information behind your favorite issues. By nathaniel popper, guilbert gates and sarah almukhtar nov. Paper money issued between 1782 and 1866 by state banks is called obsolete money. A new book that includes tennessee obsolete currency, discovery banknotes and scrip as well as all existing published currency is available for sale from the authors dennis schafluetzel and tom carson. Bowers gives historical narrative for every town, city, and bank involved in producing notes in these states from 1792 to 1866. David bowerss multiple book whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money cover in great detail the states of florida, georgia, south carolina, and north carolina. Whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money, volume 2 by q. Whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money, volume 1 by q. Obsolete currency also has been removed from circulation. Wismers obsolete paper money with portrait of lincoln.
Any time you see paper money that has something like state of written on it, that is an obsolete bank note. Obsolete paper money, a guide with prices sample pages from our new book 624 pages chock full of pictures and prices. David bowers whitman publishing announces the release of volume 6 of the whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money, by q. A guide with prices, seems to be the standard since the last issue of hickman oakes a number of years ago. Whitman publishing announces the impending release of volumes 1 and 2 of the whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money, by q. These are two large and wellrespected grading services in the obsolete currency arena. Obsolete paper money a guide with prices book by don c kelly. Obsolete notes and scrip iowa illustrated new book by dean oakes free ship inusa. Encyclopedia obsolete paper money volume 9 by q david bowers. All of these banknotes have been devalued and are no longer good at their face value. Volume 3 is a guide to massachusetts, specifically the towns of abington to greenfield. David bowers s multiple book whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money covers in great detail the states of alabama, arkansas, kentucky, louisiana, mississippi, tennessee, and texas. Obsolete paper money a guide with prices by don c kelly new. Over the course of these decades more than 3,000 statechartered banks issued their own paper money, which facilitated much of the nations daytoday commerce.
Obsolete currency refers to paper money issued by entities other than the federal government, e. Here, youll find a wide variety of coin collecting books to help you get the most enjoyment out of your collection. Obsolete paper money book, a guide with prices 2018 624 page, spiral bound book by don kelly seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. David bowers multiple book whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money is an introduction to the series. David bowerss multiplebook whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money covers in great detail the states of alabama, arkansas, kentucky, louisiana, mississippi, tennessee and texas. Alphabetically, az alphabetically, za by price, lowhigh by price, highlow by date added, oldest first by date added, newest first we do have an extensive inventory of u. Encyclopedia obsolete paper money volume 9 by q david. Over 10,000 notes illustrated in color with market values for grades typically encountered. The whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money is a multiplevolume study of currency issued by american banks from 1782 to 1866, before the modern era of national banks and the federal reserve.
These are lavishly illustrated and also worth the money and the read. Since individuals can disagree regarding any particular notes condition, many obsolete notes are professionally graded by either paper money guaranty pmg or pcgs currency pcgs. Bowers is also doing the whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money. A guide with prices, which covers all the states in the union. David bowerss multiple book whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money covers in great detail the states of alabama, arkansas, kentucky, louisiana, mississippi, tennessee, and texas. However, many obsolete notes are today worth many times their face value, especially to dealers and collectors like us.
The book is not currently in print and is in high demand. Jan 29, 2011 if youre trying to find a book on the subject then i hope this blog will help. The 17 most important us paper money books that should be. If one is specifically collecting plate notes, an r7 note is easier to find a plate note for than an r1. A guide with prices, by don kelly this 624 page book is a longawaited replacement for the long out of print haxby four volume united states obsolete banknotes, 17821866. Confederate currency introduction and history pierre fricke. A guide with prices by don kelly this book covers obsolete notes from all states and regular confederate states issues. Aug 15, 2017 the 17 most important us paper money books that should be in your library. Includes standard issues of the confederate states of america. The new book made its debut at the international paper money show in kansas city on june 8, 2018 and sold briskly. This book is a hardcover, leatherbound, limited edition. Covers notes issued by banks, states, municipalities and merchants for the entire united states.
Obsolete paper money volume viii by david bowers, hardcover. A study and appreciation for the numismatist and historian 9780794822033. Whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money, volume 9. It uses a 15 point scale for rarities with a rarity of 15 being reserved for notes with 3. Pmg uses many of the books from this list for note identification and authentication purposes. Page 3 has a table of contents to make it easy to find the bank one is looking for. We have recently added us large size paper money from 1861 1869. A guide with prices, by don kelly obsolete paper money. Dimensions are 11 tall by 8 12 wide with 624 highly illustrated pages in full color. Obsolete paper money issued by banks in the united states 17821866 by q.
The 624page book is a longawaited replacement for the legendary haxby fourvolume united states obsolete banknotes, 1782. Highly collectible, obsolete currency can be the most fun, yet also the most challenging to assemble because of its scarcity. Obsolete paper money is a term that is used to describe any state issued bank note that is no longer redeemable at its face value. This is a buy it now for a spiralbound book in brand new condition. Grover authored several books including confederate and southern states currency and north american currency. However, many obsolete notes are today worth many times their face value, especially to. Newly published price guide for obsolete notes welcomed at show. The book comes with a signed certificate of limited edition. The 17 most important us paper money books that should be in your library. This made everyday commerce difficult, as large transactions would be very cumbersome if completed solely with coins. David bowerss multiplebook whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money covers in great detail the states of alabama, arkansas, kentucky, louisiana, mississippi, tennessee, and texas. Obsolete currency 18001866 obsolete currency also known as bank notes or broken bank notes was issued by banks during the antebellum and civil war era from the 1780s through 1866 in the united states.
In an effort to provide collectors with a pricing reference, our pricing guide has estimated the retail value of a great number of obsolete notes. Books on obsolete currency are not always readily available in stores so ive compiled a list of books on the subject. After the end of the american revolutionary war, the u. The money issued by state banks makes up the largest portion of obsolete currency, also commonly referred to as broken banknotes. Photo, print, drawing the dollar bill issued by the merchants bank of trenton, november 20th, 1861, is recorded in d. Get the best deals on us obsolete currency when you shop the largest. David bowers explores the fascinating world of obsolete currency the colorful, ornate paper money that first circulated in the colonies and served american commerce up through the civil war. Choose the coin collecting books for your favorite series today. In 496 pages it covers the early bank currency of the states of florida, georgia, north carolina, and south carolina. Obsolete currency 360 provides pricing guidance for a wide variety of topquality u. The whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money is a multiplevolume study of currency issued from 1782 to 1866, before the modern era of national banks and the federal reserve.
Obsolete paper money a guide with prices book by don c. Southern states currency by hugh shull, a guide book of counterfeit confederate currency by george tremmel and comprehensive catalog and history of confederate bonds by douglas b. Bowers describes the history of early bank notes in america, and gives guidance on collecting, grading, storing, buying, selling, and appreciating this currency. Obsolete us currency is paper money or coins that are no longer being produced. David bowerss multiple book whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money covers in great detail the states of alabama, arkansas, kentucky, louisiana, mississippi, tennessee, and. Obsolete paper money a guide with prices by don c kelly. Obsolete paper money book a guide with prices 2018 ebay. This book is an easy and fun read introducing confederate paper money in the context of the founding of the confederate states of america and its history finance, war, social. Freidbergs june 18, 2018 coin world article alerted me to this.
If you like obsolete notes, don kelly has published a book this year, obsolete paper money. Fill your christmas list with paper money books numismatic. Here is some information from author don kellys web site. Check out our confederate and obsolete currency for sale. A guide with prices, by don kelly is now available. A new guidebook listing and illustrating over 10, 000 notes issued by banks, states, cities, businesses and individuals. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Pmg uses many of the books from this list for note identification and. Standard catalog of united states obsolete bank notes. Many people use electronics in their daily lives to make things easier for them for daily tasks such as reading books and checking news.
Handini the standard catalog of united states obsolete bank notes 17821866 by james a. Whitman encyclopedia of obsolete paper money, volume 9 by bowers, q. There were only 500 of these special edition copies printed. Obsolete currency 18001866 confederate currency 18611865 southern state currency 1830s1873 us currency 18611869. Haxby is one of the best resources on broken banknotes. If youd like books for christmas, show this to your significant other. The 17 most important us paper money books that should be in.325 201 34 635 1512 995 629 1039 1548 550 52 775 1205 370 1584 1561 975 1570 719 238 144 1501 1241 921 247 1029 258 1315 52 1318 939 794 447 238 1133 741 1568 1454 1472 364 1454 461 337 1098 146 288