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Numismatics, Begginers guide

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This is a simple guide for people who wants to start a paper money collection. Thirteen important points that make a bill valuable and worth collect.

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Numismatics, Begginers guide

  1. 1. Numismatics Begginers guide By Liliana Elena González Castro
  2. 2. Numismatics: The study or collection of paper money, coins, and often medals.
  3. 3. Banknote: Piece of paper issued by a bank representing its promise to pay a specific sum to the bearer on demand and acceptable as money.
  4. 4. Note: A piece of paper currency.
  5. 5. Paper money: currency printed on paper. Includes all the various materials that have served as paper surrogates, for instance the polymer notes.
  6. 6. This is a simple guide for people who wants to start a paper money collection. Thirteen important points that make a bill valuable and worth collect.
  7. 7. 1.- Issue Date: The banknote below was issued in Argentina, January 1st, 1884
  8. 8. 2.- Issuing Authority: The banknote below was issued by El Banco de España in 1927
  9. 9. 3.- Authorized Signatures: The note below was signed by Ernesto “Che Guevara” in Cuba.
  10. 10. 4.- Portrait: Head or face view of a person, real or allegorical in a note’s vignette. Ruben Dario´s portrait below.
  11. 11. 5.- Serial Number: The note below shows a “radar” (the same backward and forward) serial number 663366
  12. 12. 6.- Denomination: Also called “face value”. The banknote below from Yugoslavia has a face value of 500 million Dinara.
  13. 13. 7.- Watermark is a security device. The note below has the Tutankhamen’s mask as a watermark at right
  14. 14. 8.- Printer's Name: The note below was printed by American Banknote Company
  15. 15. 9.- Overprints: The banknote below has a face value of 1 Cruzado novo overprinted on 1000 Cruzados banknote
  16. 16. 10.- Specimen: Invalid note overprinted or perforated with the word specimen. It has usually all zero serial numbers.
  17. 17. 11.- Notgeld: From the German roots “not” (necessity) and “geld” (money).
  18. 18. 11.- Notgeld were produced by almost 3500 German and Austria towns and cities from 1914 to 1922.
  19. 19. 12.- Polymer (plastic ) currency note technology was developed in Australia. The banknote below is year 2000 from Romania.
  20. 20. 13.- Pick number is assigned to every single note in the Standard Catalogs of World Paper Money. Below is Zaire, pick number 40
  21. 21. Liliana Elena González Castro www.AsesoriaInternet.com http://twitter.com/LilianaElena http://slideshare.net/LilianaElena

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