Lost Coin Archive
Thefts-USPS-San Antonio,TX Area (Reported April 15, 2019)
Postal Inspectors are investigating several missing coin shipments via USPS to San Antonio.
The incidents occurred between 2/25 and 3/28. It is believed that the shipments were stolen in San Antonio.
U.S. PHILIPPINES 1 PESO SILVER CROWN 1905-S CH AU
PHILIPPINES 8-COIN PROOF SET 1976 IN CASE W/ CERTIFICATE & 2 SILVER COINS
1975 Philippines 8-Coin Proof Set – Original Box/COA
1904 Proof 20 Centavos US-Philippines Silver Coin PCGS PR63 SN 90324.63/24894168
1903 Proof 50 Centavos US-Philippines Silver Coin PCGS PR64 SN 90367.64/34293490
1904 10 Centavos US-Philippines Proof Silver Coin NGC PF64 SN 4497067-011
1903 10 Centavos US-Philippines Proof Silver Coin NGC PF63 SN 2722543-008
1903 50 Centavos US-Philippines Proof Silver Coin
1904 10 Centavos US-Philippines Proof Silver Coin NGC PF64 SN 2728030-007
1903 ONE CENTAVO U.S. PHILIPPINES PCGS PROOF UNC SN 90147.97/83981480
1903 FIVE CENTAVOS NGC PF63 U.S. PHILIPPINES SN 2721832-007
1903 TEN CENTAVOS PCGS PR58 U.S. PHILIPPINES SN 90268.58/83597173
1903 TWENTY CENTAVOS PCGS PR62 U.S. PHILIPPINES SN 90323.62/34486085
PHILIPPINES 1906 5 Centavos XF – Proof Only Date – Mintage = 500
PHILIPPINES 1975 1-5-10-25 Sentimos 1-5 Piso Proof – 6 coins
PHILIPPINES 1920 10 Centavos Silver AU-UNC
PHILIPPINES 1903S 10 Centavos Silver XF-AU
PHILIPPINES 1904 50 Centavos Silver AU-UNC
PHILIPPINES 1 Piso 1975 PROOF
PHILIPPINES 10 Sentimos 1976 PROOF
PHILIPPINES 10 Sentimos 1975 PROOF PHILIPPINES 5 Sentimos 1975 PROOF
PHILIPPINES 25 Sentimos 1975 PROOF
PHILIPPINES 1 Piso 1976 PROOF
PHILIPPINES 25 Sentimos 1976 PROOF 1947 Philippines Silver 1 Peso Douglas MacArthur Low Mintage 90% Silver
1941 M PHILIPPINES USA 20 CENTAVOS GRADED MS64 BY NGCSN 4718842-010
Philippine 1962 MS65 NGC 10C Coin with Die used to Strike Coin, Marked “S365PIL”SN 3352223-005
1903 USPI 20C Proof NGC PF63 w/Wings
Anyone with information contact:
Special Agent USPS OIG San Antonio Field Office
Fedex parcel stolen in Los Angeles (Reported March 26, 2019)
A Fedex parcel was stolen in Los Angeles on March 15, 2019, in the morning. There were 3 coins inside :
If you see some of these coins, please call us. Thank you for your help in this matter.
Tel +41 22 320 46 40
Missing/Stolen-Rare Aluminum Morgan Finest Known-USPS (Reported March 18, 2019)
The package contained the following coin:
1885 Edge Lettered Aluminum Snowden $1 Morgan PCGS PR68 Cameo Judd-1749 CAC. It is a very rare and unique coin. It is an aluminum Morgan and is one of only 6 in the world with this one being the best grade.
If anyone has information contact:
Coins stolen from the Aden Museum (Reported March 8, 2019)
The Yemeni Government has reported that a hoard of Axumite (Ethiopian) and late Roman gold coins previously in the inventory of the Aden Museum were stolen during the ongoing civil war.
The coins are further described in a publication entitled, STUART MUNRO-HAY, The al-Madhāriba Hoard of Gold Aksumite and Late Roman Coins, The Numismatic Chronicle (1966-) Vol. 149 (1989), pp. 83-100 (available at https://www.jstor.org/stable/42667572?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents).
Furthermore, the Antiquities Coalition, an archaeological advocacy group, is also publicizing this loss. See https://theantiquitiescoalition.org/uncategorized/publics-help-needed-to-recover-blood-antiquities/ (see linked publication at pages 117-144).
You should contact national law enforcement authorities if you are offered any of these coins.
Stolen coin in Belgium (Reported Jan 18, 2019)
Please find a picture of a coin recently stolen in Belgium. It is a gold real of Philips II for Brabant, undated and struck in Antwerpen or Maastricht (mintmark on the back, no picture available).
Thanks and kind regards.
Jean-Luc Van der Schueren