Stolen Confederate Banknotes - Numismatic Crime

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

Vehicle Burglary in Boca Raton

Boca Raton, Florida detectives are investigating a vehicle burglary that occurred in the early morning hours of June 16, 2018 at the Hampton Inn in Boca Raton.

The following coins were stolen:

  • 2 Gold American Eagles (0.5 oz.)
  • 14 Gold Krugerrands (1 oz.)
  • 138 Silver American Eagles (1 oz.)
  • 215 Silver Canadian Maple Leafs (1 oz.)

Total: 16 gold coins, 353 silver coins = 369 total coins.

Also taken was a Glock Model 30.

The detective working this case is Detective Gama of the Boca Raton PD. Her number is (561) 620-6234.

Residential Burglary

Confederate & Southern States Obsolete currency was the target of a residential burglary in Raleigh, North Carolina on the night of June 14 or 15, 2018. The suspects entered the residence and torched the safe.

Stolen Currency:

  • $5.00 Sailor on Cotton
  • $1.00 Steamship & Lucy Pickens
  • $5.00 Capitol in Richmond
  • $1.00 Clement Clay
  • $10.00 Hope w/ Anchor
  • $1.00 Clement Cay
  • 50 cents Side profile bust
  • $10.00 Ceres & Commerce w/Urn
  • $2.00 Clement Clay
  • 2 $10.00 Capital in Columbia SC
  • $2.00 Judah P. Benjamin
  • $10.00 Sweet Potato Dinner
  • $2.00 JP Benjamin & South Strikes down Union
  • $2.00 Judah P. Benjamin
  • $2.00 pink Judah P. Benjamin
  • $5.00 Standing Sailor
  • $2.00 Judah P. Benjamin 2
  • $20.00 AH Stephens
  • $20.00 Sailing Ship
  • 2 $50.00 Jefferson Davis
  • 2 $5.00 red Richmond Capitol
  • $20.00 Navigation & Beehive
  • $5.00 Capitol in Richmond
  • $100 Lucy Pickens
  • $5.00 pink Richmond Capitol
  • $10.00 Slave picking Cotton
  • $50.00 George Washington
  • $10 Ceres & Cotton Bales
  • 2 $10.00 Horse Soldiers pulling Cannons
  • $50.00 Jefferson Davis
  • $20.00 Alexander H. Stephens
  • XX $10.00 pink Horses pulling Cannons
  • $20.00 AH Stephens
  • $100.00 Men Loading Cotton
  • $100.00 Train & Maiden
  • 2 $20.00 VP Alexander H. Stephens
  • $20.00 3-Mast Ship
  • $100 Slaves hoeing Cotton
  • $500.00 red Stonewall Jackson
  • $50.00 Jefferson Davis

Obsolete: Approx 5-8, all denominations from 5 cents to $20.00
SC Obsolete: Maybe 5, Columbia & Charleston
GA Obsolete: Almost all are Savannah Notes approx 7-10 Notes, Almost all Savannah Notes
AL Obsolete: Only 1 Note
LA Obsolete: A $10.00 “DIX” Note.

Multiples of above CSA notes, a couple or so cancelled. Two with different reverse with Roman Numerals. One with heavy type overlay on reverse.

Anyone with information contact Detective Krepp at (919) 946-3555.

Theft

The coins listed below were stolen from a hotel room at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois.

  • 1863 $0.01
  • 1925-S $0.01
  • 1909-S $0.01 VDB
  • 1867 $0.03 PCGS MS64
  • 1904 $0.10
  • 1875-CC $0.20
  • 1945-S $0.50
  • 1952-S $0.50
  • 1917 $0.50 NGC MS64
  • 1829/7 $0.50 PCGS MS62
  • 1927 $1.00
  • 1926 $1.00
  • 1926 $1.00
  • 1898 $1.00
  • 1853 $1.00
  • 1853 $1.00 PCGS XF45
  • 1887-O $1.00 ANACS MS65 DMPL
  • 1892-CC $1.00 PCGS MS63
  • 1904 $2.50
  • 1812 $5.00
  • 1871 $5.00 NGC XF45
  • 1850 $20.00

Bad Checks

The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) recently sent out an alert regarding a suspect identified as Jessica Lynn Bivins for writing bad checks. NCIC has been assisting agencies in Montana and has recently received additional information from the Forney, Texas Police Department.

Bivins, along with an associate identified as Wayne William Rice, have been responsible for writing worthless checks to Antique/Coin/Pawn shops across the country during the past few months. Losses are estimated between $50,000-$100,000.

The suspects were in San Antonio, Texas on July 2, 2018 and supposedly hit several businesses with bad checks. On July 5, 2018 they were in Fredricksburg, TX. The suspects may have been in Abilene through Sunday, July 8, 2018. It is believed they are leaving Abilene and heading to Denver, Colorado. They are possibly driving a gold/beige – four door – Buick or Dodge Stratus/Intrepid.

Bad check suspects Jessica Lynn Bivins and Wayne William Rice. Photos courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Bad check suspect Wayne William Rice. Photo courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Anyone with information contact Detective Justin Klosterman, Forney PD, at (972) 564-7663.

FedEx Truck Robbed

A package being sent to a client by Goldberg’s was taken during a FedEx delivery van robbery in Portugal last week. The package contained 27 ancient coins all from Goldberg’s Auction #104.

Stolen Ancient List

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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