Canadian Paper Money Society

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Canadian Paper Money Society
Abbreviation CPMS
Formation 1964
Type Numismatic Association
Legal status active
Purpose advocate and public voice, educator and network
Headquarters Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Region served
Canada, United States and in other countries
Official language
English French
James Williston
Affiliations RCNA

The Canadian Paper Money Society (CPMS) is a non-profit numismatic organization for collectors of Canadian paper money, including government and private bank issues, municipal scrip, stocks, bonds, and other forms of payment. It has members throughout Canada, the United States and in other countries.

The CPMS has its annual executive and general meetings at the RCNA convention each year.

Newsletter and journal

The CPMS journal is published quarterly and contains current information such as the particulars of its affairs, registers of various banknotes, papers and studies on banknotes and other subjects, etc.

As needed for lengthy article submission, the CPMS publishes an occasional papers journal containing papers on banknotes and related studies by members and others and articles on various subjects in which the Society has an interest.

Past presidents

  • W.H. McDonald, FCNRS (1964-1968)
  • Jack Veffer (1969-1971)
  • John Phipps (1971-1975)
  • Harry Eisenhauer (1975-1978)
  • Myer Price (1978-1981)
  • Al Bliman (1981-1983)
  • Ronald Greene, FCNRS (1983-1985)
  • J. Richard Becker, FCNRS (1985-1987)
  • Graham Esler, FCNRS (1987-1989)
  • Robert Graham, FCNRS, FRNS (1989-1991)
  • Lub Wojtiw, FCNRS (1991-1993)
  • Walter D. Allan, FCNRS (1993-1995)
  • Geoffrey G. Bell, FCNRS (1995-1997)
  • Dick Dunn (1997-1999)
  • Paul Berry (1999-2001)
  • Earl Salterio, FCNRS (2001-2003)
  • Charles Moore (2003-2005)
  • Harold Brown (2005-2007)
  • Cliff Beattie (2007-2011)
  • Michael Zigler (2011-2013)
  • Jared Stapleton (2013-2015)
  • James Williston (2015-Present)

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