Numismatic Crime - Million Dollar Bullion Coin Theft

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

Million Dollar Coin Burglary at Sunnyvale, California Dealer

The Sunnyvale, California Police Department is investigating the burglary of Mac’s Coins and Collectibles resulting in the loss of over one million dollars in bullion and miscellaneous graded dollars and silver coins. The suspects entered through an adjoining business and breached the safe.

Partial listing of stolen material:

  • 100+ Credit Suisse one ounce
  • 25- Pamp Suisse one ounce
  • 36- 100gm Pamp Suisse
  • 80- 2021 American Gold Eagles (one ounce)
  • 100- 2021 American Gold Eagles (1/10th ounce)
  • 200 one ounce Maple Leaf gold bullion coins
  • 20 1/4th Maple Leaf gold bullion coins
  • 80 1/10th Maple Leaf gold bullion coins
  • Large amount of fractional gold
  • 1.4 kilo gold grain
  • Large number of common date $20, $10 and $5 gold pieces
  • 4 American Eagle proof sets PCGS MS70

Law Enforcement Seeks Public Assistance Regarding Coin Theft in Hopewell, New Jersey

The Hopewell Township Police Department is requesting assistance in a theft that occurred inside an antique mall. The coins were removed from a showcase. Any dealer being offered coins similar to the ones pictured below should contact Detective Liotta at (609) 737-3100. The dealer’s initials LSM are on the 2X2’s.

Stolen Coins from Hopewell, NJ.

Certified American Gold Coins Among Those Stolen in British Columbia

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Richmond, British Columbia have an ongoing investigation involving the coins listed below:

  • C1855 Prussia Baptism Medal NGC MS64 3479125-004
  • 1904 $20 NGC MS64 PL 3694201-001
  • 1943 50 peso Mex PCGS MS64 526257.64/13944985
  • 1879A Monaco 20F NGC MS64 1877995-005
  • 1855 $3 NGC XF45 3215381-015
  • 1975 Swaziland G50E NGC PF66 Ultra Proof Cameo 2780500-004
  • 1916 Gold China $1 NGC AU53 3411590-002
  • 1698 England 1/2P MS65 BN 3479134-011
Two stolen coins. Image: NGC.

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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].


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