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$5,000 Reward Renewed for Return of Stolen Gold Coin: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug DavisFounder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ……

$5,000 Reward for Return of Coin

The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has been authorized to offer a $5,000 reward for the return of the coin pictured below. The coin was stolen at the most recent Denver Coin Show in 2020:

  • 1853 $20 USAOG 900-Thousandths PCGS MS64 107684435

1853 $20 USAOG 900-Thousandths PCGS MS64 107684435. Image courtesy Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC), Doug Davis

Postal Theft – Certified US Currency

A USPS Express Mail package being shipped from Washington to Florida arrived with contents missing.

The package contained the following notes:

  • FR-18 PMG 64 EPQ S/N-V2863012*
  • FR-42 PMG 50 EPQ S/N-U6797551*
  • FR-60 PMG 64 EPQ S/N-D88045118A
  • FR-64 PMG 64 EPQ S/N-K3841701*
  • FR-119 PMG 64 EPQ S/N-E1947753
  • FR-225 PMG 64 EPQ S/N-56482738
  • FR-230 PMG 66 EPQ S/N-A13A
  • FR-247 PMG 64 EP S/N-276155
  • FR-255 PMG 66 EPQ S/N-M49548580
  • FR-734 PMG 55 EPQQ S/N-I2050679A

Lost or Stolen Gold Buffalo

A USPS Priority Mail small flat rate box being shipped from Oregon to Florida arrived with the box damaged and contents missing.

The package contained the following:

  • 2006-W American Gold Buffalo PR70 DCAM PCGS 9990.70/41904375

Currency Theft in New York State

The Eastchester, New York police department is investigating the theft of the following notes:

  • 1900 $10,000 Gold Certificate 1225H PMG55 M162901
  • 1900 $10,000 Gold Certificate 1225H PMG55 M162902
  • 1900 $10,000 Gold Certificate 1225H PMG55 M162903
  • 1918 $500 Federal Reserve Note 1132-B VF B44560A
  • 1918 $2 Federal Reserve Bank Note 757 PCGS65PPQ D2A
  • 1891 $1 Treasury Note 350 PMG65 EPQ B8
  • 1918 $1 Federal Reserve Note 718 PCGS65 D461A
  • 1918 $2 Federal Reserve Note 757 PCGS65PPQ D461A
  • 1863 $10 Legal Tender 95b PMG45
  • 1863 $10 Legal Tender 95b PMG45
  • 1863 $10 Legal Tender 95b PMG45
  • 1863 $10 Legal Tender 95b PMG40
  • 1907 $5 Legal Tender
  • 1907 $5 Legal Tender
  • 1907 $5 Legal Tender
  • 1907 $5 Legal Tender

SS Central America Double Eagle Stolen

An Express Mail box sent from Long Island, NY to San Mateo, California was slashed open and pilfered while it was weather-delayed en-route. The stolen contents were an 1856-S $20 gold double eagle PCGS MS62 CAC, serial number SSCA 5959 (SS Central America, part 1, gold label), and the accompanying SSCA box.

Anyone with information, please contact New York Gold Mart at [email protected] or (516) 365-5465.

FedEx Theft

A FedEx package being shipped from Virginia to Dallas, Texas arrived with the contents missing. It is believed the metals are still in the Virginia area.

The package contained the following:

  • 5 – One-ounce American gold Buffalo
  • 1 x 10oz gold Credit Suisse bar
  • 200 x 1 oz silver Maple Leaf coins

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Please contact the Numismatic Crime Information Center’s Doug Davis if you have questions or information about any of the cases above. You can reach him at (817) 723-7231, or email him at [email protected].

Numismatic Crime Information Center
Numismatic Crime Information Centerhttp://www.numismaticcrimes.org/
The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to serve as a national and international resource for collectors, dealers, and law enforcement in the education, prevention, and investigation of crimes involving coins, paper money, tokens, medals, and related numismatic items. NCIC disseminates current crime-related issues to the numismatic industry and provides local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies with the fundamental investigative techniques, knowledge, and understanding to respond effectively to the complex challenges encountered during a crime. Please contact the Numismatic Crime Information Center's Doug Davis if you have questions or information concerning open cases. You can reach him at (817) 723-7231, or email him at [email protected].

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