Category: Currency

  • What Makes a Banknote Valuable?

    What Makes a Banknote Valuable?

    Collecting banknotes, also known as notaphily, has become a popular hobby among numismatists and enthusiasts alike. While some banknotes hold sentimental value, others can be worth a significant amount of money. The value of a banknote depends on various factors, including rarity, demand, and condition. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the different […]

  • When Will Coins And Banknotes Be Phased Out?

    When Will Coins And Banknotes Be Phased Out?

    As could be predicted, banknotes and coins will probably lose their purpose once we have fully adopted some form of Cryptocurrency. This will happen in stages. First we will move from a fiat-based money system to an asset-backed money system. The asset-backed money system will most likely be based on Gold, but this will ironically […]

  • David Bowie Portrait

    David Bowie Portrait

    What would local and alternative currencies look like if they were designed and produced like real banknotes? I decided to see by ‘upgrading’ the design of the UK’s best known alternative local currencies, the Brixton Pound. This design experiment came from talking to the designers of the Brixton Pound, who did everything they could to […]