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The Numismatic Crime Information Center, NCIC, has requested collectors and dealers help after a large number of coins were stolen in a residential burglary. The theft happened in Williamson County, Tennessee but the date of the crime was not disclosed. A significant number of coins were stolen, most of which had been graded by ANACS.

Here is just a partial list of what was stolen in the Tennessee crime:

  • 1951, $.05, Proof Jefferson, PR67 toned, ANACS 5309758
  • 1955, $.05, Proof Jefferson, PR67 toned, ANACS 5309762
  • 1923, $1.00, Peace Silver Dollar, MS64 bright luster, ANACS 5320471
  • 1902-O, $1.00, Morgan Silver Dollar, MS63 DDO eye & ear, HL40, NGC 1988362-288
  • 1881-S, $1.00, Morgan Silver Dollar, MS64 super nice, PCGS 38679658
  • 1953, $.05, Proof Jefferson, problem-free coin – RAW
  • 1953, $.10, Proof Roosevelt, Silver, Gem mintage 128,000 – RAW
  • 1886, $1.00, Morgan Silver Dollar, uncirculated coin, nice grade – RAW
  • 1883-O, $1.00, Morgan Silver Dollar, uncirculated, end roll tone – RAW
  • 1908, $20.00, Gold coin, MS62 no motto, ANACS 5325574
  • 1886-S, $5.00, Gold coin, EF45 cleaned, ANACS 5325575
  • 1978-S, $1.00, Ike Dollar, Proof, ANACS 5325576
  • 1900-O, $1.00, Morgan Silver Dollar, ANACS 5325577
  • 1879-CC, $1.00, Morgan Silver Dollar, Capped Die, Top 100, VF cleaned, ANACS 5325578
  • 1944-S, $.50, Tooled, EF45 cleaned, ANACS 5325579
  • No Date, $.25, Standing Liberty 1917-1924, O3, ANACS 5325580
  • 1976, $.25, AU50, ANACS 5325581
  • 1966, $.10, EF45, ANACS 5325582
  • 1970-D, $.10, corroded, EF45, ANACS 5325583
  • 1977-D, $.10, AU58, ANACS 5325584
  • 1999-D, $.10, MS63, ANACS 5325585
  • 1902, $.05, VG10, ANACS 5325586
  • 1907, $.05, VG10, ANACS 5325587
  • 1911, $.05, VG10, ANACS 5325588
  • 1847, $.01, corroded, VF, ANACS 5325589
  • 1896, $.01, G06, ANACS 5325590
  • 1906, $.01, damaged, VG, ANACS 5325591
  • 1907, $.01, damaged, VG, ANACS 5325592
  • 1943, $.01, corroded, EF, ANACS 5325593

Further, detectives are looking for any dealer who may have done business with either William “Bradley” Caldwell of Columbia, TN or Russel Arden Shelton of Nashville, Tennessee.

Anyone with information on this Numismatic Crime please contact Detective Scott Keen at (615) 790-5554 ext. 3226 or scott.keen@williamsoncounty-tn.gov, RE: Case #2020-935.

The Numismatic Crime Information Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to serve as a national and international resource for collectors, dealers and law enforcement in the education, prevention and investigation of crimes involving coins, paper money, tokens, medals and related numismatic items.

NCIC disseminates current crime related issues to the numismatic industry and provides local, state and federal law enforcement agencies with the fundamental investigative techniques, knowledge and understanding to respond effectively to the complex challenges encountered during a numismatic crime.

By Clinton

Clinton is the owner and editor of US Coin News. He has been an avid coin collector, primarily of United States coinage, since 1986 after learning about it from his grandfather. Clinton's collection is now over 3,000 coins. Clinton lives in Colorado where he skis in the winter and hikes in the summer when he is not working on his coin collection.

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