Currency News is a unique and comprehensive one-stop source of information covering the specification, design, production, distribution and management in circulation of banknotes and coins, from ‘cradle-to-grave’.

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The Confidential Newsletter for Currency

Currency News™ is read by those involved in specifying, issuing, producing or handling currency.

In 12 information-packed issues per year, it covers all aspects of currency, from ‘cradle-to-grave’, with a blend of news, expert analysis, and commentary on the events, standards, companies, people and technologies shaping the evolution and development of banknotes and coins around the world.

What Makes Currency News Special




Dedicated solely to currency


‘Cradle-to-grave’ coverage


News, analysis and commentary


Editorial team drawn from the highest echelons of the industry


12 information packed issues per year plus weekly updates


Separates fact from fiction to provide impartial and authoritative insight

What Currency News Covers

Banknotes and Coins

New issues and designs


Legislation, directives, policy initiatives, standards


National and regional profiles, macro-economic developments, trends


Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and alliances, financial reviews


Key appointments, interviews


New products and systems


Pre-press, printing, finishing


Handling, sorting, counting, verification, destruction


Transport, vending, dispensing, recycling


Detection, seizures, counterfeit statistics


Optimisation, outsourcing, efficiencies

“We value Currency News as a primary source of information”

Giesecke & Devrient

“Living at the ends of the earth means we are not usually in the loop for industry news. Currency News goes a long way to filling this void, and we always look forward to the monthly update”

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Who Should Read Currency News

  • Treasury departments, central banks and monetary authorities
  • State and commercial banknote printers and mints
  • Suppliers of substrates, features and authentication technologies
  • Pre-press, printing, finishing and inspection equipment manufacturers
  • Suppliers of counting, sorting and verification systems
  • Cash handling, transportation and distribution organisations
  • Manufacturers and distributors of cash accepting, dispensing, recycling and degradation systems
  • Suppliers of specialist services

Type of Subscriptions

Before any purchase/subscription can be made you must first register on our online store, if you haven’t done so already. Due to the sensitive nature of this content, we vet all our customers to ensure that their interest is legitimate. Our team will process your applications in a matter of minutes during UK business hours.

Subscription fee – 12 months£1,520£3,630£11,500
Newsletter in PDF viewer – not downloadable
25%–50% discount on our reports
Access to articles on website
– Number of people with simultaneous access to website11525
Access to The Currency Index
Newsletter in downloadable PDF format
A licence to include each issue of Currency News on your company intranet
A free advertising page in Directory of Currency Suppliers
A licence to reproduce articles and material from Currency News in your own marketing materials
Your company name and logo in each issue of Currency News
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Purchase Archives

Currency News archives are available from 2003 in annual sets. The price for purchasing one year of archives is £450, and the price for subsequent years is £150 per year. Please let us know the year(s) you are interested in and we will gladly send you the corresponding table of contents.

Currency News subscribers receive 50% discount on the above prices. And our Enterprise and Charter subscribers have free access to all archives.