Lost Coin Archive

Stolen Coins Möglingen Germany (Reported October 8, 2017)

On 08.10.2017 the coin dealer, Oliver Frank, Möglingen, was the victim of a bold theft. Valuable coins were stolen from his vehicle at a petrol station in Münchweiler on the B 10. A list of these coins is attached to this circular.

Here is the list

Relevant information, which can lead to the capture of the perpetrators and/or to the retrieval of the property, please address to the

Police Headquarters Westpfalz, Department of Police Operations, Logenstr. 5,67655 Kaiserslautern, for reference number: 603001/0810102017/20-9

Coin stolen in Zurich (Reported October 27, 2017)

Today a client phoned and told us that he is missing a piece, probably stolen last week in Zurich:

 Sweden. Gustav Adolph II. Goldmedal of 6 ducats 1632. On his death. Same type (BUT NOT THIS PIECE) as the coin in the SINCONA auction 38, 1924 (see attached photo).


Best regards

Arne Kirsch
Limmatquai 112
CH-8001 Zürich

Tel. +41-44-215‘10‘98                          
Fax +41-44-215’10‘99
[email protected]

Stolen Coins – Numismata in Berlin 14 and 15 October (Reported October 17, 2017)

At the Numismata in Berlin 14 and 15 October a collection of US-20 Dollars from 1850 to 1927 got stolen from Harald Möller.

All coins can be seen in his coming auction 70 at www.muenzen-moeller.de  lots 845 to 910.

Harald is a good friend of mine and needs support!

Thanks and kind regards


Auktionen Münzhandlung Sonntag


Charlottenstr. 4          D-70182 Stuttgart

Tel.: 0711-244457      Fax: 0711-233936

Canadian Dealer Victim of Million Dollar Loss (Reported September 30, 2017)

A prominent Canadian coin dealer, Joseph Iorio of J and M Coins in Vancouver, had virtually his entire travelling coin inventory stolen earlier this week. It includes some serious rarities and almost certainly in excess of $1 million.

Stolen Coins and Currency

Anyone with Information contact:

Doug Davis


[email protected] 

400 Viking Artifacts Stolen in Norway’s Largest Museum (Reported Sep 15, 2017)

400 Viking Artifacts Stolen in Norway’s Largest Museum Heist https://www.sofn.com/blog/2017/09/11

News about the heist

 Photos of stolen items