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

USPS Lost/Stolen

The coins listed below have been reported lost/Stolen. The coins were sent via USPS and the last known location was San Diego, California:

  1. 1891-CC Top 100 VAM 3 Spitting Eagle Morgan Dollar NGC AU-58 07779158004653665003
  2. 1891-CC Top 100 VAM 3 Spitting Eagle Morgan Dollar NGC AU-58 07779158004653665004
  3. 1891-CC Top 100 VAM 3 Spitting Eagle Morgan Dollar NGC AU-58 07779158004653665005
  4. 1891-CC Top 100 VAM 3 Spitting Eagle Morgan Dollar NGC AU-58 07779158004653665002
  5. 1886-S Morgan Dollar NGC AU-58, 01717058004653665008
  6. 1886-S Morgan Dollar PCGS AU-58, 0000071700058029314667
  7. 1887-S Morgan Dollar PCGS AU-58, 0000071800058031583133
  8. 1900-S Morgan Dollar NGC AU-58, 01727058004653665017

FedEx/USPS Missing or Stolen

The following coins were shipped on different dates and have been reported stolen. A police report has been filed.

  • 1926 $20 Saint Gaudens PCGS MS65+ CAC-81838111. Shipped to an address in New York Priority Mail.
  • 1806 $5 Rd 6, Draped Bust $5 PCGS AU55 CAC-83502309. Shipped FedEx to an address in Los Angeles, California.
  • 1875CC $20 Liberty PCGS MS62-85198905. Shipped FedEx to an address in Bellflower, California.

The two FedEx packages had been re-routed.

A FedEx ground package being sent from Idaho to Southern California has also been reported missing/stolen. Five packages were sent and only four were delivered. The missing/stolen package contained a large number of graded NGC MS69 Eagles.

An overnight package containing US type gold has been reported missing/stolen. Last location noted was in Hoover, Alabama. It is unclear at this time if it is a rerouting issue.

The following gold coins were included in the missing parcel:

  • 1 x Byzantine gold solidus AU
  • 1 x 1849 $1 BU
  • 1 x 1851 $1 BU
  • 1 x 1853 $1 BU
  • 1 x 1854 $1 BU
  • 2 x 1862 $1 BU
  • 1 x 1861 $2.5 BU
  • 1 x 1878-S $2.5 BU
  • 1 x 1897 $2.5 BU
  • 1 x 1906 $2.5 BU
  • 1 x 1908 $2.5 BU
  • 1 x 1909 $2.5 BU
  • 2 x 1910 $2.5 BU
  • 1 x 1911 $2.5 BU
  • 1 x 1925-D $2.5 BU
  • 1 x 1886-S $5 BU
  • 1 x 1891 $5 BU
  • 1 x 1901 $10 BU
  • 1 x 1907 $10 BU
  • 1 x 1852 $20 AU
  • 2 x 1873 $20 BU
  • 1 x 1896-S $20 BU
  • 7 x 1904 $20 BU
  • 1 x 1910 $20 BU
  • 1 x 1922 $20 BU
  • 2 x 1923 $20 BU
  • 6 x 1924 $20 BU
  • 2 x 1925 $20 BU
  • 1 x 1925-S $20 MS60/61
  • 6 x 1927 $20 BU
  • 2 x 1928 $20 BU

Armed Robbery

The subjects pictured below comitted an armed robbery at Fort Worth Coin Company in Fort Worth, Texas. One black male entered the shop with items to sell. He then went back outside and re-entered the store with another black male who had guns stuffed in his waistband.

Fort Worth, Texas armed robbery - May 2018. Photos courtesy NCIC

Fort Worth, Texas armed robbery - May 2018. Photos courtesy NCIC

The following coins were stolen:

  • American Gold Eagle 1oz 3
  • 2018 American Gold Eagle 1oz 2
  • American Gold Eagle 1/2oz 4
  • 2018 American Gold Eagle 1/2oz 2
  • American Gold Eagle 1/10 3
  • 2018 American Gold Eagle 1/10 1
  • Gold Buffalo 1oz 2
  • 2018 Buffalo 1oz 2
  • Gold Maple Leaf 1oz 1
  • Gold Krugerrand 1oz 3
  • Gold Panda 1oz 1
  • Dos Peso 1
  • 2.5 Peso 1

Total ounces missing: 17.51oz, plus a five gram bar with Bezel and cash totaling $5,568.00.

The victims advise both suspects were very aggressive in their actions. No arrests have been made at this time.

Fort Worth, Texas coin shop armed robbery - May 2018. Photos courtesy NCIC

Fort Worth, Texas coin shop armed robbery - May 2018. Photos courtesy NCIC

All shop owners should review their robbery procedures with each employee. HAVE A PLAN, but no one needs to be a hero.

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

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The Numismatic Crime Information Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation. P.O. Box 14080 Arlington, Texas 76094.
 

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