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Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins, Banknotes Stolen or Missing From FedEx

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

Canadian Notes Stolen/Lost via FedEx

A FedEx package being shipped from Canada to California was received with the contents empty. The package contained a group of Canadian notes.

The following spreadsheets list the missing notes:

Residential Theft of over $50,000 in Coins

Chicago police department is investigating a theft involving the loss of over $50,000 in coins from an elderly victim. The victim advised that a white male came to his door representing the power company and needed to do work in his backyard. The suspect requested the victim to accompany him to the alleyway where the work was to be performed. While the victim was in the back of his residence an unknown number of suspects entered his residence and was able to breach two file cabinets.

The following is a partial listing of stolen coins:

  • 1856 Flying Eagle cent PCGS AU50
  • 1856 Flying Eagle cent PCGS XF45
  • 1916 Liberty Standing quarter PCGS AU50
  • 1918/7 quarter PCGS AU50
  • 1932-d $10 dollar gold PCGS MS63
  • 1907 $20 gold UNC
  • 5 $5 gold pieces
  • 1921-P & 1921-D Walking Liberty half UNC.
  • 1921 quarter XF45
  • 1927-S quarter XF40
  • 1916-D Mercury dime VF20

No other information is available at this time.

Stolen/Lost FedEx Package – Texas to California

A FedEx package being shipped priority overnight from Dallas, Texas to Beverly Hills, California has been reported stolen/lost.

The package contained the following:

  • 5 x 2017 $25 Palladium MS70 Eagles
  • 221 x Mint State Silver Eagles Raw in plastic Flips
  • 44 x NGC MS70 Silver Eagles 1986-2002

FedEx/USPS – Nevada to Texas and Connecticut

A dealer shipped two packages one via FedEx (overnight) from Nevada to Texas and the other via USPS (with signature) from Nevada to Connecticut both have been reported missing/stolen.

The package sent to Texas contained the following coin:

  • 1884-CC Liberty Head $20 TYPE 3 NGC AU-53

The package sent to Connecticut contained the following coin:


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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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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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