The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has released the following Press Release asking for assistance in a recent theft. The aggravated robbery took place in Dallas, Texas. An 84-year-old coin collector was robbed as he returned home, resulting in the theft of dozens of gold and silver coins.
The Dallas Police Department is investigating an aggravated robbery of an 84 yr. old coin collector. The victim had just returned home from his bank and was exiting his vehicle when attacked from behind. The assailant grabbed the victim’s briefcase causing the victim to fall and cutting his hand. The assailant was described as a black male and ran to an awaiting vehicle occupied by two other subjects.
- 80 mint state U S $5 GOLD EAGLES in two tubes
- 10 mint state $5 gold coins in U S money reserve plastic holders
- 20 MS 70 U S $1 Silver Eagles NGC
- 1 (4) OZ SILVER COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL
If you have any information on this crime, please contact the Dallas Police Department or Doug Davis at 817-723-7231or Doug@numismaticcrimes.org
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.
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