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Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen From International Shipments

Stolen Morgan Dollar from Package. Numismatic Crime
This DMPL Morgan dollar was among a group of stolen certified coins, according to Doug Davis at the Numismatic Crime Information Center. Image: PCGS / CoinWeek.

 

By Doug DavisPresident, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ……

Stolen in Transit: USPS – Texas to California

A package being shipped by Priority Mail left from Coppell, Texas on its way to Sacramento, California. Upon arrival, the recipient went to USPS to pick up the box–which required a signature–but the package was empty.

The box contained the following coins:

  • 1883-CC MORGAN DOLLAR ANACS MS63 CAMEO DMPL # 7433367
  • 1883-CC MORGAN DOLLAR ANACS MS63 CAMEO DMPL VAM-4 # 7494165
  • 1884-CC VAM-3 MORGAN DOLLAR ANACS MS62 CAMEO DMPL # 7494167
  • 1884-CC MORGAN DOLLAR PCGS MS62 DMPL # 46232749
  • 1884-CC MORGAN DOLLAR PCGS MS62 DMPL # 441654495

Lost/Stolen in Transit: USPS – Wisconsin to Shropshire, UK

A package being shipped by United States Postal Service (USPS) Priority Mail from Wisconsin to Shropshire, UK has been reported lost/stolen. The package was last scanned in London.

The package contained the following coin:

Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC): Stolen Coin - Siculo-Punic Silver tetradrachm

The coin was on the cover of the summer 1983 issue of SAN – Journal for the Society of Ancient Numismatics.

Lost/Stolen in Transit: FedEx – Germany to New York

A FedEx International package being shipped from Germany to Brooklyn, New York, has been reported lost/stolen. The last known location is the FedEx hub in Memphis, Tennessee.

The package contained the following coins and medals:

Total declared value of shipment: EUR 9,060.18 (about $9,634 USD at the time of publication).

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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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