$500,000 in Variety and Error Coins Are Stolen From Dealer Joe Gallo After Chattanooga, TN Show

Bessemer, Alabama - On November 2,2008 Dealer Joe Gallo on his way home from the Chattanooga, TN coin show stopped at a hotel in Bessemer, Alabama. Unknown person or persons removed approximately 1200 variety and error coins valued at $500,000 from his vehicle. At the present time it is unknown if he was followed from the show or this was a random incident. A short list of the stolen coins is attached.

Any collector or dealer having any information concerning this offense should contact Joe Gallo at 985-768-0203 or Doug Davis at NCIC 817-705-4450.

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