Guernsey Banknote History

Guernsey is strategically placed in the Channel between England and France. For hundreds of years, France and England have fought each other, and there is little Guernsey between the two. But somehow Guernsey maintained its non-alliance position for a thousand… Read More

Does Animation Help Authentication?

Recent banknote design has been incorporating sophisticated and eye-catching overt features. Four different technology advances have led the way. SICPA’s Spark Live is a printed color shift ink that includes movement during the color changing. Crane has its micro-optic effects… Read More

1932 $10 Golden Eagle Coin

The history of precious metal coins has many strange stories. The Titanic vault was believed to have a large cache of silver and gold coins. Al Capone’s vault was thought to have bags of gold and silver when Geraldo Rivera opened it… Read More