Lost Coin Archive

Missing/Stolen Coin – New York (Reported March 8, 2017)

MIssing/Stolen Coin

A package was delivered to a New York dealer on Wednesday March 8, 2017. The postal and Internal box were open. The following coin was missing from the package:

(1458-90) Hungary 1GG Matthias Corvinus NGC 64 the NGC Cert # 3725539-003

Below is a link to the NGC website with image of the coin.


Anyone with information please contact:

 Doug Davis
Doug @numismaticcrimes.org

Stolen Coins Poland (Reported Nov 2016)

Dear Sirs,

We would like to inform you that in November 2016 our coins have been stolen from the Polish Post  packages (the coins were sent from Warsaw in Poland to Slovakia and Italy, but have never reached their owners).

Please find the pictures and descriptions of these coins attached and if it is possible – forward this warning to other companies.

If someone offer such coins to them, we hope they will contact us.


Thank you very much in advance, we really appreciate your help!


Kind Regards,
Antykwariat Numizmatyczny – Michal Niemczyk
Zelazna 67 / 22, Warsaw | POLAND
www.niemczyk.pl | www.aukcjamonet.pl 

Stolen Collection in Honolulu, Hawaii (Reported February 9, 2017)

                                         Burglary of Residence

 Honolulu Detectives are investigating a residential burglary that resulted in the loss of a large coin and currency collection.

Partial list of stolen coins and currency:

Twenty Cent pieces 1875S AU, 1875cc XF, 1875S XF

Half dimes 1832,34,35 XF

Shield nickels  1866,67,68 all XF

1806 Draped Bust  Quarter XF

1755 8R VF

1776 8R VF

Trade Dollars 1876,1877,1879S XF

2- 1909 SVBD VF

1909S F

Two Cent pieces 1864-71 in XF

4 rolls silver dollars

1800 Bust Dollar VF

1847 Seated Dollar VF

1922 $10 Gold Note

1922 $20 Gold Note

1922 $50 Gold Note

1929 $10 Gold Note

1929 $20 Gold Note

1929 $50 Gold Note

1928 $500 Federal Reserve Note

1934 $500 Federal Reserve Note

1934 $1000 Federal Reserve Note

1896 $1,$2,$5 Educational Notes

1869 $1,$2,$5,$10 Rainbow Notes

1782 Germany 2Mariengosehen

1422-1461 Charles VII Ecud’or Gold

1515-1547 Francis I Ecud’or Gold

1625-1649 Charles I Double Crown Gold

1787 Portugese Charles III 1 Escudo Gold

1787 Portugese Charles III 2Escudo Gold


Anyone with information please contact:

 Det. Richard Critchlow

Honolulu Police Department

District 4 Burglary Theft Detail

+1 (808) 723-8837


Doug Davis
Doug @numismaticcrimes.org

Dealer Inventory Stolen in California (Reported February 7, 2017)

Inventory Stolen From Residence

Douglas Daniels returned home in Stanislaus County, CA after attending the South San Francisco Coin, Stamp and Collectibles show and became the victim of a residential burglary which resulted in the loss of his entire show inventory. Daniels left his residence for approximately one hour and during that time suspects smashed in the backdoor and removed 4 Zero Haliburton cases full of coins. Nothing else in the house was taken.

Partial list of stolen items:

 Hundreds of slabbed ANACS labeled with D.C. Daniels Collection

Complete set of Barber dimes XF/AU with 95-O having spectacular toning in a Wayte Raymond Album

1928 GEM unc 1928 $1,000 bill St.Louis

8- $500 bills XF/Unc

Over 100 CC dollars

15 Gold Certificates including 2XF 1928 $100 

Complete Canadian cent collection XF/UNC

Pack 1963 Red Seal Two’s Ser#A07177601A-A071777700


Anyone with information contact:


Lt. Price

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Dept.




Doug Davis


[email protected]

Theft Gold Fifty Pesos in Texas (Reported February 2, 2017)

Detectives with the Pantego, Texas Police Department are investigating the theft of 24 Gold Fifty Peso coins from the residence of an elderly couple. The suspect/suspects may attempt to sell the coins in the North Texas area and possibly the Shreveport/Bossier City area.

Anyone with information please contact:

Det. Sam Nance


Doug Davis
Doug @numismaticcrimes.org