The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) is asking for the public’s help in location a missing rare Liberty Nickel. The coin was in shipment via FedEx from California to Florida. The package has now gone missing. In it was a rare 1885 Liberty Nickel.
The coin itself is a 1885 Liberty “V” Nickel that has been certified by PCGS as MS-66+. The certification number is 36152832 and the coin has been graded CAC. The value of this coin is well over $3,000
Collectors and dealers are asked to be on the look out for this coin as, if it were stolen, the thief could try to get rid of it quickly at a price “too good to be true”. Dealers, coin shop owners, and pawn shop owners in particular are encouraged to be on the look out for this rare coin coming into their shop. Given that the coin have been graded by PCGS, that should help in identifying and recovering of it with a bit of help and attention from the community.
If you have any information on this coin or see any of them in your shop or online, you can contact Doug Davis at 817-723-7231 or Doug@numismaticcrimes.org with details. You can also contact your local police department who can contact NCIC.
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.