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Numismatic Crime – Reward Offered in Major Coin Theft

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

Coins Lost/Stolen in the Mail – NV to CA

A USPS priority mail package has been reported stolen/lost. The package was being sent priority mail from Carson City, Nevada to Poway, California.

Lost/Stolen Coins:

  • 1880-CC Morgan Dollar GSA Hard Pack With Box & Dated COA
  • 1893-CC Morgan Dollar PCGS VG-08 (42206659)
  • 1894 Morgan Dollar PCGS VF Details Cleaned (41266365)

New York State Police Request Assistance

The New York State Police are requesting anyone who knows or who has done business with the following subject or businesses:

  • Nick Liantonio
  • Big Vault Galleries
  • American Bullion & Coins

Major Numismatic Theft in England

Dealer Christos Pouloglou was the victim of theft at a London hotel while attending a coin show. Suspects entered his room and stole the coins listed below.

  • 1838 Victoria gold sovereign MS64 PCGS cert number 28440033
  • 1937 5 pound PF66 NGC cert 5880465006
  • 10 Thaler 1833 MS62 PCGS cert 40314633
  • The Who 200P gold PF70 NGC FR 6133320001
  • 2012 Elizabeth II 5 pound MS70 NGC cert 6135548005
  • 1848 Victoria First head XF45 PCGS cert 34765053
  • 1893 Victoria 2 pound MS63 cert 4439616001
  • 1803 1/2 guinea MS63 NGC cert 4787270001
  • 1911 Proof sovereign PR65+ NGC cert 2118066004
  • 1826 George IV pf64 Cameo half NGC cert 2118066001
  • 1858 Napoleon 100 francs MS62 NGC cert 4251782002
  • 1917 George V London MS62 cert 35779561
  • 5 x 2021 Edwards Restrike 5 pounds PCGS
  • 1887 Gold and Silver set in Brown Spink case with red velvet UNC
  • Around 12 x 5 pounds BU with Boxes
  • 2019 Victoria Perth Mint 2 ounce gold coin in case; significant scuff on the right in Queen’s Portrait.
  • 2020 George III 2 ounce gold PF70 5880721048
  • 1911 PF63 sovereign NGC cert 2616429-013
  • 1997 Proof set with 50£ banknote cert on the box was EP50 000087
  • 1911 PF66CAMEO PCGS sovereign
  • 19 Morgan dollars 1880-S MS63-64
  • 1935 Silver Jubilee Proof gold medal 123,28gr; significant edge knock above the flag.
  • 1843 Narrow shield XF45 PCGS cert number 39088128
  • 2021 Britannia with Lion 200P NGC cert 5781919001
  • 2021 Griffin PF70 NGC 100P cert 5779486001
  • 2021 Completer 100P BU MS69 NGC cert 5782458004
  • 2021 Completer 100 P BU MS68 NGC cert 5782458003
  • 1916 -T German East Africa MS63 NGC cert 663652009
  • 1817 George III MS64 half PCGS
  • 1871 Victoria Shield MS65 NGC
  • 1937 Edwards Matte restrike sov PF70
  • 1900 20 Kronor MS65 PCGS cert 37204936
  • 2020 Pay attention 200P PF70 cert 6028094001
  • 2020 Pay attention 100p pf69 cert 6028094004
  • 1977 South Africa – ounce Proof cert no M3232 point 112 Gold coin Exchange
  • 1828 Sardinia 80L AU55 NGC cert 3934678001
  • MS62 1837 sovereign. NGC 1915155-001

There is a £100,000 reward for the recovery of the 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 Center
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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  1. I also had a major theft occur where I had about 350 coins stolen. Please contact me and I will give the details.

    Because of the nature of the situation which I will explain
    My name must stay confidential for my own safety.

  2. Nick is a piece of crap!.
    While our daughter is battling cancer Oct 2021 he took a check for silver bars and never delivered the bars. I had purchased silver many times from Big Vault Galleries.


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