Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

A guidebook and catalog of prices
(I do NOT buy or sell certificates on this website)

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Search the Coxrail database for descriptions of 23,700+ certificates from over 7,400 North American railroad companies.

Questions about currency

I get several inquires every week. Consequently, I can only answer questions DIRECTLY related to RAILROAD STOCKS AND BONDS.

You have reached this particular page because you have a question about a piece of paper money. Most likely, you searched for a printer's name.

The currency you are probably asking about is known in the hobby as "obsolete currency." It is called "obsolete" because the United States government taxed it out of existence in 1863. The hobby of collecting obsolete currency is large and popular. To learn more, use your favorite search engine and enter the search words, "obsolete currency."

Unfortunately, 90% of the inquiries I get are really about reproductions. Sadly, over 75 varieties of obsolete and colonial currency have been reproduced for promotional purposes and giveaways.

Unlike true obsolete currency, most reproductions and bogus notes are printed on parchment paper. This gives the impression that such notes are old and valuable.

They are not.

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(Last updated Feb 14, 2010)


I strongly recommend buying the Cox Catalog 3rd Edition from your favorite SCRIPOPHILY DEALER. Catalog cover
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