The Banknote Book is the new standard for world note catalogs. Currently 286 chapters have been published, representing a total of 6,356 pages covering 58,821 types and varieties.

Each chapter includes detailed descriptions and background information, full-color images, accurate valuations, and features:

  • Sharp color images of note’s front and back without overlap
  • Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
  • Specific identification of all vignette elements
  • Security features described in full
  • Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
  • Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
  • Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
  • Date reproduced exactly as on note
  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
  • Replacement note information
  • Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
  • Background information for historical and cultural context
  • Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
  • Bibliographic sources listed for further research

The Banknote Book is available as printed books or PDF files sold by subscription or individually by chapter.