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Coins Returned to Commissioner’s Family 50 Years Later

Decades after they left their hometown of Charleston in Mississippi County, Missouri, Wilton Manors Commissioner Julie Carson’s family got a surprise – stolen coins, owned by Carson’s brother, Jed, were returned by police.

Earlier this month, the Mississippi County Sheriff’s office contacted Carson’s family to let them know that the collection of coins had been found during a drug raid. Carson estimates about 100 coins were found.

Read more: SFGN

Police: Vestal woman took $10,000 in collectible coins

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. (WBNG) – A Vestal woman stole $10,000 in collectible coins from a home, according to the Johnson City Police Department.

Police tell 12 News that Katelynd Clark, 25, was charged with grand larceny and petit larceny.

Read more: WBNG.com

Man’s Ronald Reagan legacy coins package intercepted, stolen

Sheriff’s Office, Lake Worth – Someone stole a package delivered to a home in the 1000 block of North F Street. The intended recipient said the package contained four Ronald Reagan legacy coins valued at $8,378. The delivery service provided a receipt showing someone had signed for the package, but the victim did not recognize the name.

Source: Palm Beach Post

Beachcomber in Galveston finds foreign coins believed stolen

Robert Hodsdon was having a typical day on the beach before he struck gold.

The Galveston County Daily News reports Hodsdon’s usual beach day involves using his metal detector. He searches for items in the sand with a group called the Galveston Island Treasure Club, but he doesn’t anticipate more than a few bottle caps or some stray jewelry.

On Sunday, however, Hodsdon came across something a bit more unusual for a treasure hunter: more than 100 foreign coins buried under the sand.

Continue to read at the source: Statesman

Man accused of stealing thousands of coins in Superior

A man who allegedly broke into a Superior residence and stole thousands of dollars’ worth of coins when the homeowner was away made an initial appearance last week in Douglas County Circuit Court.

Jeremy Daniel Roatch, 36, faces felony charges of burglary and theft.

Continue to read at the source: Duluth News Tribune

MCSO: Antique Coin Collection Stolen

A burglary of a home on Water Trak Road with about $2,000 in antique coins missing was reported to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday.

Read more at the source: Ocala.com

NU delays filing FIR in ancient coins case

Summary: After preliminary investigations, police sources say they found a prima facie case of theft and told NU officials to register a formal FIR. This despite the fact that the Ambazari Police Station officials told them to do so about a month back. Seven months after TOI reported that Vakataka-era coins worth crores had gone missing from Nagpur University (NU), officials are still to lodge a formal police complaint of theft. On May 15, vice chancellor SP Kane had promised to file an FIR in the coins case. On May 18, registrar claimed that NU had filed a police complaint which turned out be merely a letter to the cops.

Be sure to continue to read at the source: NYOOOZ

Help Needed: Stolen Coins

Edward Wang of the Modern Coin Forum (MCF) needs the help of the coin collection community to help recover coins that were stolen from him.

Edward Wang

In his own words…

I am totally saddened and sorry to post this thread here. Apologize for posting it but need all of the coin collection community’s help to watch out and identify the thief. And also warn as many people as I can not to buy the stolen coins.

My house was broken into and all of my coin collections, gold and silver and US Bank notes were stolen.
I’ll try to post some of the items with the serial numbers that may help to identify the items and if anyone sees these items please either contact me directly or contact the police department with the seller’s information.

Zodiac Skull coins Silver one ounce. Gemini #072, 093, 291. Cancer #238, 263, 274.
Perth Mint Aphorodite #0001, 0986, 1061.

Notice the Perth Mint Aphorodite #0001

Perth Mint Hades 2oz COA #1040

2015 Libertad 7-piece Silver set, COA #00012, #00020
2014 Libertad 7-piece Silver set, COA #085.

2014 Libertad 5-piece Silver set, COA, #019

New Zealand Mint, Maco Polo, #0140, #0148
2013 Perth Mint Lunar II Snake Proof 1oz, COA # 0689
2015 Perth Mint Lunar II Sheep Proof 1oz, COA #1189

2015 Niue PAMP 5oz Goat Silver Proof, Edge numbered, COA #357

And many many more. My laptop also got stole, thus the pictures were lost as well. But here in MCM Forum you can still see many of my previous postings and some of them having the COA numbers.

Please help to spread the word and help me to track down the thief and make the coin collecting more enjoyable.
Please if you come cross other areas or sites that sells coins and see any of the above ones please either contact me or notify the local authorities and refer them to me.

Thanks so much for any of your help.

PS. Feel free to browse my previous postings and pay attention to those with COA.
Thanks.

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All of the below items and many many more were stolen from my house around April 18th, 19th, in San Francisco Peninsular area of California.

Add on new list of those with COA:
Great Britain Royal Mint:

2015 Lunar Goat 5oz Silver Proof Gold plated COA0050.
2013 Britannia 5-pc Silver Proof set, First Strike. no COA number.
2013 Britannia 5-pc Silver OGP Proof set Combo, COA 0346. pluse 1/20 NGC gold PF70 ULTRA CAMEO 3795751-170
2015 Britannia 6-pc Silver Proof set, COA 1453
2015 Britannia 1oz Silver Proof, COA 1195
2014 Britannia 1oz Silver Proof, COA 2437
2014 Britannia 1/20 oz Gold Proof, COA 0136
2015 Britannia 5oz Silver Proof, COA 530
2014 Britannia 5oz Silver Proof, COA 578
2015 Sovereign 4th effigy potrait, COA 3743
2015 Sovereign 5th effigy potrait, COA XX23
2014 Portrait of Britain 4-pc Silver Proof set, COA 0644
2015 Winston Churchill Silver Piedfort and standard, COA N/A
2014 Lunar Horse and Britannia Mule error, 2 horse, 1 britannia. in a 6-pc box, 3 regular BU.
2015 Zodiac Aquarius COA 247 edge

NZ MINT:

2015 Grrek Mythology, Cerberus, COA. 0169
2014 Endangered Spicies, Black Rhinoceros, COA 0221
Nine:
2016 Niue PAMP 5oz Monkey COA 371 edged
 
Previous posting list:
 
Zodiac Skull coins Silver one ounce. Gemini #072, 093, 291. Cancer #238, 263, 274.
Perth Mint Aphorodite #0001, 0986, 1061.
Notice the Perth Mint Aphorodite #0001
Perth Mint Hades 2oz COA #1040

2015 Libertad 7-piece Silver set, COA #00012, #00020
2014 Libertad 7-piece Silver set, COA #085.

2014 Libertad 5-piece Silver set, COA, #019

New Zealand Mint, Maco Polo, #0140, #0148
2013 Perth Mint Lunar II Snake Proof 1oz, COA # 0689
2015 Perth Mint Lunar II Sheep Proof 1oz, COA #1189

2015 Niue PAMP 5oz Goat Silver Proof, Edge numbered, COA #357
 
Please help to spread the word and help me to track down the thief and make the coin collecting more enjoyable.
 
Please if you come cross other areas or sites that sells coins and see any of the above ones please either contact me or notify the local authorities and refer them to me.
 
Thanks so much for any of your help.

Edward