NCIC Report Bulletin

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

Dealer Julian Leidman Victim of Vehicle Burglary

The Township of Montville, New Jersey police department is investigating the October 11, 2009 auto burglary of coin dealer Julian Leidman. Mr. Leidman was enroute home after participating in Coinfest held in Stamford Connecticut. The suspect or suspects entered the victim’s vehicle by smashing out a side window and removing his inventory. The inventory which had significant value included several identifiable coins, foreign coins, currency and bullion.

Stolen ( Partial Listing )

1921 $20 Gold Piece NGC MS61 1932 $20 Gold Piece uncirculated

Several scarce date Lib’s and Saints

1806 Half Dollar PCGS MS 63 (Proof like) planchet flaw on reverse 1807 Half Dollar PCGS MS 65

1892-O Dollar PCGS genuine holder incredible coin appears to be proof.

1829 5 Mark piece strcuk off-center

Any dealer or collector having any information on this offense should contact. Det. Keezer 973-257-4113, Julian Leidman 301-585-8467 or Doug Davis 817-705-4450.

Rochester New Hampshire Dealer Burglarized Loss Exceeds $60,000

Rochester , New Hampshire police are investigating a residential burglary which resulted in the loss of over $60,000 in rare coins. The suspect or suspects gained entry by kicking in the back door of the residence. The victim, a local coin dealer, advised the coins were housed in four PCGS boxes and removed from a locked desk. The following is a partial listing of stolen coins.

Exceptional group of seated half dimes 1844 pcgs MS65 s/n 21797238, 1847 NGC ms64, 1848-O NGC ms65 1940270-001, 1849-O anacs ms60, 1850-O pcgs au58 s/n 10759638, 1851-O ngc ms62 3234472-009, 1856-O pcgs au58 s/n 10759639, 1868 ngc ms64 s/n 3110883-008. 2/12 gold 1861 TY2 pcgs ms 61 s/n 15878130, 1903 pcgs ms63 s/n 15878132, 1904 pcgs ms64 s/n15878133, 1905 pcgs ms 62 s/n 15878134, 1912 pcgs ms62 s/n 15878136, 1925D pcgs au58 s/n 13270382, 1925D pcgs ms64 s/n 15878141. $5 Gold 1852-C pcgs ms62 s/n 14206027, 1881 pcgs ms63 s/n 15878143, 1883S ngc au58 s/n 3188618-006. Any collector or dealer having information on this offense should contact :

Det. Balint 603-330-7127 Or Doug Davis 817-705-4450 Doug@numismaticcrimes.org

Mohave County Sheriff's Office Investigating Theft of Kellogg & Humbert Gold Ingot

The Mohave County Sheriff’s department in Arizona is investigating the theft of a Kellogg & Humbert gold ingot. The ingot was taken from a collectors residence. The ingot is stamped with serial number 834 and weighs 36.77 ounces. Any collector or dealer with any information should contact Sgt. Larsen at 928-753-0753 or Doug Davis 817-705-4450 or Doug@numismaticcrimes.org.

SS Central America Gold Kellogg & Humbert Face Plate Stolen

A large SS Central America gold Kellogg & Humbert face plate from ingot number 881 was recently stolen in southern California. This item is easy to identify as it is unique, encased in a large plexy glass case and its weight is 33oz. The Kellogg & Humbert stamp is prominent on the face and the serial number 881 is stamped across the top. Any collector or dealer with information should contact Adam Crum of Monaco Rare Coins at 949-261-6605 or Doug Davis with NCIC at 817-705-4450 or Doug@numismaticcrimes.org.

Ontario County Sheriff's Office Investigating $20,000 Burglary

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office in Canandaigua New York is investigating a residential burglary of a Manchester, New York collector. On July 23, 2009 suspects entered the residence and removed over $20,000 in proof sets and bullion. The stolen items included over 850 late date proof sets, silver bars in varying sizes and numerous silver rounds.

Any dealer or collector with any information on this offense should contact.

Invetsigator Eric Woehr 585-396-4634 or Doug Davis Doug@numismaticcrimes.org

Spectrum Currency Reports Loss of 1933 $10 Silver Certificate

Spectrum Currency has reported the loss of a 1933 $10 Silver Certificate. Peter Treglia Director of Currency for Spectrum advised the $10 note was lost or stolen in the mail. The note graded EF 40/45 and the Serial number A00002000A. Any dealer or collector with information should contact. Peter Treglia Spectrum Currency 949-955-1250 or Doug Davis NCIC 817-705-4450

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La Verne, CA Dealer Don Hauser Burglarized and Large Amount of U.S. and Foreign Gold Coins Stolen

La Verne, CA police are investigating the burglary of coin dealer Don Hauser.The loss included a large amount of U.S and foreign gold coins. One suspect is in custody and additional arrests are pending . It is believed the suspects are attempting to sell the coins in the southern California area.

Description of Property Stolen (Key Items): Don Hauser 14-Apr-09 La Verne, Ca 91750 Items stolen Partial inventory Gold coins 10 + $20 gold pieces including 1911D $2,500.00 plus 1904 s gem BU $5,000.00 plus 1908 no motto $3,000.00 2CC’s $10,000.00 Group remaining 5 coins $12,000.00 15 Kugerans all different dates $15,000.00 Austria 100 shillings 1927, 1928 1830 $2,500.00 more? (date?) Austria 25 shilling $250.00 1955 Dominican Republic 30 pesos $1,000.00 mexico 50 peso date unk. $1,300.00 mexico 20 peso repbk period 1870’s $1,500.00 Plus $10 gold pieces 16+ coins 1891 CC $1,500.00 plus 1926 P gem BU $5,000.00 plus 1861 Pikes Peak $6,000.00 plus other 13 pieces $65,000.00 $5 gold pieces 20+ Low Ball Values 1802 over 1 Heraldic Eagle $20,000.00 Capped Bust prob.1810 $15,000.00 Dahlonega Mint 1840’s au $5,000.00 1890 CC Choice BU $5,000.00 $3 gold date unknown $10,000.00 $2.5 gold pieces over 20 items 1834 Classic Head au+ $2,500.00 1836 Classic Head au+ $2,500.00 1863s Rare EF or better $2,000.00 1904 Gem BU $7,000.00 $1 Gold approx 12 1849 Open Wreath $500.00 1854 or 1855 Type 2 $3,000.00 1889 Choice Unk $1,000.00 World Gold Coins Austria approx. 8 coins $1,200.00 Australia approx. 10 coins mostly soverigns incl.2 early Sidney mint $4,000.00 Newfoundland $2 gold probab. 1882 H $500.00 approx. Chili 6 coins var types $1,000.00 China Imp gold cash rare $5,000.00 plus Colombia 3 var types $800.00 plus Denmark 10 Kroner 1874 $300.00 Denmark 10 Kroner 1909 $200.00 Denmark 10 Kroner 1913 $300.00 Group 20 Kroners 1873 $400.00 1910 $400.00 1913 $300.00 France 3 5Franks 1850’s $600.00 10 Franks 1808 (?) $500.00 aprox Nepolian Frank Year 11 (1808) $3,000.00 6 20 Franks 1816-1907 $3,000.00 plus Finland 10 Marka 1882s (?) $300.00 German Hamburg Mark after 1900 $350.00 aprox. Bavaria 20 Marks unc. $500.00 Prussia 1913 Military Bust Gem Unk $1,000.00 Prussia 20 Marks date unk. $350.00 Saxony 2 coins $700.00 Greece 20 Drakma 1884 unc $800.00 Iran Pahalivi’s 8 coins var dates $2,800.00 Italy 20 lira 1867T (?) $250.00 It 20 lira 1884 $2,500.00 Japan Koban tenpo era $5,000.00 Mexico 1 pesos date unk. (2) $700.00 Approx. 20 small gold coins var. dates $5,000.00 5 peso 1904 $3,000.00 Netherlands 1875 10Gulden $250.00 1877(?) $250.00 1926 Gem BU $500.00 Ducat 1926 or 1927 $300.00 1926 10 Gulden $350.00 Norway 10 Gulden date? $300.00 Phillipines Peso 1864 $200.00 2 peso 1868 $300.00 4 peso (date?) $500.00 Poland 10 & 20 Zoltych 1925 $750.00 Russia 1899 5Rouble $200.00 10 Rouble after 1900 $350.00 10 Rouble Alexander 1883 $1,000.00 Alex Coronation Medal Platinum 1880s Proof $1,000.00 Russia 5 Rouble 1840’s unc $1,000.00 1850’s $1,000.00 1880’s $1,000.00 3 roubles 1840’s 2 pieces $10,000.00 Platinum South Africa Pond 1898 $500.00 Spain 25 Pesetas 1870’s $350.00 Sweden 5 kroner 1880’s $500.00 10 Kroner 1874(?) $400.00 10 Kroner 1876(?) $500.00 20Kroner 1875 $600.00 20 Kroner 1876 or 1877 $600.00 20- Kroner 1878(?) $600.00 20 Kroner 1901 or 1902 $350.00 Switzerland 10 franks1914 (?) $200.00 20 Franks 4 coins var dates $1,000.00 Thialand 2 coin set Queen Bhiumipot Adulyadej 300 and 600 bot coins $1,000.00 Tunisia 20 franks about 1910 $300.00 Turkey 1960’s 250 Girsh $1,000.00 (date?) 100 Girsh $300.00 Turkish Non gold Piece 1948 1/2 Kurus Brass 150 minted extremely rare $1,000.00.

Any dealer or collector having any information on this offense should contact:

Don Hauser 909-382-8447 La Verne PD 909-596-1913