Pick Number

What is a pick number and why is it needed? The pick system allows banknote collectors and dealers from all over the world to easily recognize exactly which note is being discussed, sold or traded. It is a universal system to understand a certain note that can cross any boarder or language barrier.

What is a pick number and why is it needed? The pick system allows banknote collectors and dealers from all over the world to easily recognize exactly which note is being discussed, sold or traded. It is a universal system to understand a certain note that can cross any boarder or language barrier. The pick # is named for the pioneer in cataloging banknotes Albert Pick and his name is used to depict each specific banknotes. Albert Pick born in 1922 is a retired German numismatist and an internationally acknowledged authority on the subject of paper money. He started collecting banknotes in 1930 and his own collection exceeded 180,000 notes before giving it to the Bavarian Mortgages and Exchange Bank. As you start collecting you will find this pick system as an invaluable way to not only catalog your banknotes, but to help you purchase/trade notes.

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