To World banknote collectors, we offer a wide selection of banknotes from all around the world. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, you’ll find banknotes from almost every corner of the world.
The origins of paper currency date back to 7th Century China during the Tang dynasty. However, true paper money wouldn’t appear until the 11th century. In Europe, the concept of paper money was first introduced by explorers like Marco Polo. As for the production of banknotes in European soil, it was only in 1661 that Sweden issued the first.
Those we don’t have in stock right now, but we have plenty of other equally interesting World Banknotes. On this page, you’ll find them organised by country and by area, as well as some world banknote sets and world banknote collections.
Are you thinking of starting a banknote collection with notes from around the world? If so, a good place to start is our Round the World in Banknotes list. You won’t find a banknote for every single country, but there are at least 232 countries represented. Get one of each and you’re off to a very good start!
Unlike many companies ‘selling banknotes’ online, we actually own the stock presented in the product pages. So you won’t receive the usual ‘sourced to order’ message from us. What also differentiates us from other online banknote dealers is that we do not sell anything as an investment. We value your online security, and that is why we comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, allowing you to pay safely using Paypal, Visa, and Mastercard.
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