NCIC Report Bulletin

Dealer Victim of Vehicle Burglary on Way Home From Boston ANA

Massachusetts – Massachusetts State police are investigating the August 13, 2010 vehicle burglary of a dealer traveling home to Michigan from the ANA Money Show held in Boston. The incident occurred approximately 130 miles outside of Boston. The suspects broke into the dealer’s vehicle while stopped at a restaurant and removed two cases containing approximatley 250 coins.

A partial listing of coins stolen include an 1803 draped bust large cent MS60,1839 N-8 Petite head (head of 1840)Lot 551 of Dan Holms Part II Sale finest known of those with thin rim cud break under date PCGS MS-63 Brown, 1855 large cent slanted 5’s N-10 lot 1251 of Ted Naftzger Part III Sale Sixth star missing carbon spot on neck PCGS MS-64 R/B, 1858/7 Flying Eagle cent S-63 SEGS MS-60,1794 Flowing Hair half dime PCGS AU-58, 1916D Mercury dime PCGS MS-63 FSB, 1913S Barber quarter PCGS VG-8,1919S Standing Liberty quarter PCGS MS-65 60% H,1795 Flowing hair 2 leaf half dollar PCGS VF 30, and 1836 Classic head No Motto $2.50 gold piece PCGS MS-63.

Any collector or dealer having any information on this offense should contact: Trooper Edward Culver at 413-499-1112 or Doug Davis at 817-723-7231.

Gold Coins Target of Residential Burglary

Chester, NJ - Detectives with the Chester New Jersey police department are investigating a residential burglary which netted the suspects with several Austrian 100 Schilling gold coins dated 1924-1933. Any collector or dealer having any information on this offense should contact;

Det Beasty 908-879-5100 or Doug Davis 817-723-7231

STOLEN COIN ALERT

The following three coins were stolen in Europe on June 23rd, 2010. All raw but with distinguishing marks. Please contact us if you see any of these coins.

1924-S $20 probable grade: 62—very distinguishing marks: broad light brush contact marks in the upper obverse field to the right of the statue.

1908-S $20 probable grade: 62, very clean fields, tiniest bag mark right on the kneecap, uncleaned, deep yellow color

1911-D $10 very clean surfaces, just starting to acquire a light patina over a very light old toning, could grade anywhere from 58 to 62. This is not atypical for high grade 1911-D $10, but they don’t come this high grade very often, and new discovery coins are infrequent.

Details of offense are pending due to on-going investigation.

If any dealer or collector sees or comes in contact with any of the above coins please contact:

Doug Baliko (Heritage) 214-528-3500 Or Doug Davis 817-723-7231 Doug@Numismaticcrimes.org

Texas Dealer Robbed and Wife Assaulted After Attending Texas Coin Show

Wichita Falls, Texas - Detectives with the Wichita Falls, Texas police department are investigating the June 13, 2010 robbery of a Texas coin dealer who was traveling home after attending the Grapevine , Texas Coin Show. The three suspects were described as asian males. One suspect assaulted the dealers wife causing five broken ribs and two broken fingers. The suspects smashed the window of the dealer’s vehicle and removed a case containing $20,000 in currency and checks. The suspects escaped in a black Nissan Maxima.

Several 100 packs of FRN $1 and $2 notes were taken. A 1929 $10 Steele, Missouri Charter #12452 Ser#B00141A and a 1929 Mercedes, Texas Charter #11879 Ser# C000405A was also taken.

Anyone having any information on this offense should contact:

Det. Montana 940-761-7766

or Doug Davis 817-723-7231

Dealer Victim of Vehicle Burglary After Leaving Parsippany Coin Show

Parsippany, New Jersey - The Township of Parsippany Hills police department is investigating the vehicle burglary of coin dealer Robert Beels. Mr. Beels had left the Parsippany coin show on June 6, 2010 and stopped to eat at a restaurant on Rt 46. While inside the restaurant suspect or suspects opened the trunk of his vehicle and removed coins and personal items. Coins taken included an 1805/6 draped bust quarter NGC XF, 1913-D Ty I Buffalo ANACS MS64, 1936 S Buffalo PCGS MS65, 1936 York half dollar NGC MS66, 1937 D&S PCGS MS64.

Any dealer or collector having any information should contact Det. Conklin at 973-263-4341 or Doug Davis at 817-723-7231.

Goldberg's Report Stolen Express Mail Package Containing 1877-cc $10

Beverly Hills, CA- Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles has reported an express mail package stolen while en-route from PCGS. The package contained an 1876-CC $10 in PCGS XF45 with certification #06727796. Any collector or dealer having any information contact:

Glenn Onishi at 310-551-2646 or Doug Davis @ 817-723-7231 (Doug@numismaticcrimes.org)

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Dealer Reports $100,000 Loss In Hotel Burglary

San Diego, CA - San Diego Port police are investigating the loss of $100,000 in coins from dealer Will Rossman. On April 21, 2010 suspects broke into Mr. Rossman’s hotel room, jimmied the safe, and removed several boxes of raw coins.

The inventory loss included low grade 1804 and 1913 S quarters, xf-au 1923-s quarters, a brown unc 55/55 cent, and an unc 1948 Canadian Dollar. There was a nearly complete, full horn buffalo nickel set in a brown Dansco album, a partial Proof V Nickel set in Wayte Raymond boards and five varying sized boxes containing mostly key and semi-key collector coins from the 19th and 20th century. Possibly the most identifiable item is a large sized Gulfport,MS national banknote.

Any collector or dealer having any information on this offense should contact Officer Zettel at 619-686-6272 or Doug Davis at 817-723-7231 or Doug@numismaticcrimes.org.

Dealer Burglarized and Inventory Stolen After Leaving Coin Show

Acton, MA – Acton Police Dept. is investigating the theft of coins from a coin dealer, which occurred on April 3, 2010. The dealer was heading home from the Westford coin show. The dealer stopped for just a few minutes and his vehicle was burglarized. The loss is estimated at half a million dollars.

A partial listing includes an 1804 Dime JR-2, 14 Stars, R6 NGCXF40, 1795 Half dollar NGC XF 45 from Reiver collection, 1795 FH Dollar PCGS XF40, Gobrecht 1839 PCGS PR61 J104 Restrike, 1800 $5 Gold NGC XF40, France gold 1786-D NGC AU53 2Louis D’or, and Gold Spain 1798 2esc NGCXF 45. A complete list is available.

Any Dealer or Collector having any information on this offense should contact Det. Browne at 978-264-9640 or Doug Davis at 817-723-7231.

Rare Chinese Gold Coins in Posession of Felon

Los Angeles, CA - LAPD Detectives are searching for the victim of a possible burglary or robbery that may have occurred within the last seven days of March 2010. The suspect , a known felon, was attempting to sell rare Chinese gold coins valued at approximately $95,000. Two major coins identified was a China dollar struck Yr. 1 1916 Hung Hsien valued at $40,000 and a China Pavilion dollar struck in gold Yr. 10 1921 Hsu Shih-Chang valued at $40,000.

Any Collector or Dealer having any information should contact Det. Lord at 310-678-3907 or Doug Davis at 817-723-7231.

Collector Reports Coins Stolen at FUN

Fountain Inn, S.C - Collector John Bruner has reported the theft of four coins while attending the FUN show. The coins have been identified as a 1877 Indian NGC VF-35 #627266-003, 1939-P half dollar totally rainbow toned on reverse and 3/4 on obverse NGC MS66 #1901420-001, 1901-P Lib Ty III NGC MS 63 #264043-003 and 1907 Saint Gaudens Arabic $20 Gold NGC #1713379-014.

Any Dealer or Collector who may have information on this offense please contact;

John Bruner 864-862-1235 or Doug Davis 817-705-4450