Lost Coin Archive

Simon Bendall burgled (Reported February 13, 2018)

Simon Bendall, the well known Byzantine specialist, has been burgled. He has lost his entire and extensive collection of Byzantine coins, along with various other coins, medals and tokens. Further details will follow. In the meantime should you have any information please contact David Guest of Classical Numismatic Group, details below, or Police Constable Swift (ID 2109CW) of the City of Westminster Police. Crime reference number CAD 5902/12Feb18.

Many thanks, David Guest

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Coins missing in the Gotha Museum (Reported January 26, 2018)

Please be aware of the following listed coins which were stolen from the museum (the lots mentioned in the right column are for information purposes) .


Click here for the list.

Stolen Medal (Reported January 18, 2018)

Renaissance AE cast medal Pope Julius II c. 1506 Hill no. 661. Stolen from the mail between France and Kansas Nov. 13-16, 2027. Medal is holed at 12 o’clock. 56 mm, 46 grams on St. Peter

David Guest

Classical Numismatic Group
Incorporating Seaby Coins
20 Bloomsbury Street

Tel. #44 (0) 207 495 1888

Stolen Jeton (Reported January 17, 2018)

Un vol avec effraction a eu lieu à LA ROCHELLE dans la nuit du 2 au 3 janvier. Ont été dérobées des monnaies antiques, féodales, royales, modernes, étrangères…
Une liste des monnaies volées est en pièce jointe.
A noter plus particulièrement, un plateau de jetons du siège de la Rochelle en 1628 et le jeton de Bordeaux inédit pour les Landes de Bordeaux dont photo jointe ainsi que 50 médailles de St Benoît.
Noter également un 1/2 sol aux tables de la loi pour La Rochelle dans un très bel état qui le rend rare et reconnaissable.
Plainte a été déposée le 8 janvier au Commissariat de Police de la Rochelle. Si ces pièces vous sont présentées, merci de contacter FABRICE DAVID, Brigadier Chef de Police au 05 46 51 36 36.


Tél : 01 42 96 10 12

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Stolen Hadrian Bronze (Reported January 17, 2018)

A customer of ours was stolen his coin bought in Spain (photo attached) by mail from Barcelona to Stuttgart, The shipment was opened, the coin stolen and then closed again. It is a Sesterz of Hadrian, lot number 197 from the December auction 1100-1 of Marti Hervera & Soler y Llach from  19 of December. A theft report to the police is done. Should someone notice this coin or even be offered, we ask for a short message.

with thanks and best regards

H. Poley

Auktionen Münzhandlung Sonntag,


Charlottenstr. 4          D-70182 Stuttgart

Tel.: 0711-244457      Fax: 0711-233936