Lost Coin Archive
Stolen coins Canada (Reported March 6, 2020)
More than $430K worth of coins, currency stolen from dealer after show
A Vancouver dealer fell victim to a major theft after leaving the Calgary Spring Coin Show & Money Fair this past weekend.
Joe Iorio, owner of J&M Coin and Jewellery, was checking in at the Calgary airport on March 1 when his bags were stolen, according to a notice issued by the Canadian Association of Numismatic Dealers (CAND) on March 3. Altogether, a total of $430,310 worth of numismatic material, including coins, paper money and bullion, was stolen.
For complete list and more details about this robbery please follow the link below:
Stolen Coins Long Beach,CA (Reported 2/27/2020)
Stolen coins France (Reported Feb. 20, 2020)
Je te transmets la liste des monnaies volées à notre confrère Jacques Nalet, durant la bourse de Lunéville, dimanche dernier.
Une plainte a été déposée au commissariat de Lunéville.
La liste est en PJ.
Robbery after Verona Coin show (First Reported 11.26.2019)
Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG
Bad Checks – Stolen coins (Reported 1/20/2020)
The following coins were bought using a bad check. The check was written by a John Martin using a London address.
Zeugitania, Carthage; c. 350-320 BC, Stater, 9.31g. Jenkins-Group IIIf, 37. Obv: Head of Tanit l., wreathed with wheat, wearing necklace of pendants and triple-drop earring. Rx: Horse standing r. on exergual line; group of three small pellets before. From a private Michigan collection.. Mint State Video Link https://vimeo.com/360878232 Cc93803
Ptolemaic, Ptolemy II with Arsinöe II, Ptolemy I, & Berenike I; 285-246 BC, Half Mnaïeion, 13.91g. Svoronos-603, CPE-314, Dewing-2753. Obv: Jugate busts of Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II r., ΑΔΕΛΦΩΝ above, Celtic shield behind. Rx: Jugate busts of Ptolemy I and Berenike I r., ΘΕΩΝ above. From a private Michigan collection.. Near Mint State Video Link: https://vimeo.com/360880558 Cc93798
Tiberius; 14-37 AD, Lugdunum, Aureus, 7.79g. BM-46, C-15 (40 Fr.), Paris-26, RIC-29 (R ), Calicó-305. Obv: TI CAESAR DIVI – AVG F AVGVSTVS Head laureate r. Rx: PONTIF – MAXIM Livia seated r. holding scepter and branch, throne legs ornamented, footstool below feet, single line beneath throne. From a private Michigan collection. Tribute Penny type in gold.. Mint State / gEF Video Link: https://vimeo.com/360878444 Cc93801
Gordian III; 238-244 AD, Rome, 240 AD, Aureus, 5.01g. RIC-80 (R ), C-233 (120 Fr.), Calicó-3220. Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: P M TR P III COS P P Gordian on horse pacing l., raising r. hand and holding spear. From a private Michigan collection.. Mint State Video Link: https://vimeo.com/360878902
United States Coins Us70934 Standing Liberty 25¢, 1917-D, Type 1, 25¢, MS66 FH, PCGS/CACSuperb, original mint frost with colors of light amber, orange and pale blue about the devices and peripheries. Hammered striking detail and excellent eye appeal. CAC Verified. From The Live Oak Collection Part 5. Serial #25689894 Us70952 Standing Liberty 25¢, 1930, 25¢, MS65 FH, PCGS. Frosty, original white, well struck and true to grade. Still in the old green tag holder. From The Live Oak Collection Part 5. Serial #