In China, there are certain "bad notes" that frighten people and are refused as legal tender. Why?
Esquire's Chris Jones looks at the old techniques used to make the new US $100 bill.
In anticipation of "The Hobbit" movie, New Zealand has issued "Lord of the Rings" themed coins that are legal tender.
Canadian Tire Company coupons, thought of by some as an alternative Canadian currency, may be on the way out. [more inside]
In February 2006, a group of criminals pulled off the biggest cash heist in the history of the UK, making off with £53 million pounds. To date, only £23 million of the money has been recovered. Police are understandably upset about the dead ends in the case.
Meet the new form of prison currency: Honey buns.
For almost 20 years, Art Williams, Jr. was one of the country's eminent currency counterfeiters. His greatest achievement: counterfeiting the new (at the time) $100 bill (PDF link). [more inside]
Banknotes are a fascinating look into the artistry and culture of the countries of the world. [more inside]