NCIC Seeks Help in Finding Missing Shield Nickel

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The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) is asking for help in locating a rare Shield Nickel. The coin has been reported lost or stolen after being shipped via the United States Postal Service (USPS) from Reno, Nevada to Milton, Washington. The last scanning of the package by the Postal Service occurred in Tacoma, Washington. Specifically, the package contained a rare 1874 Double Die Obverse Shield Nickel FS-102. It was graded by PCGS at AU-53 and …

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Crime Blotter: Missing Package in Fresno with Multiple Platinum Eagles

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The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) is asking for the public, collectors, and dealers help in locating a missing package in California. The package contained multiple PCGS graded platinum eagles and NGC graded platinum eagles coins and has been missing since last week. The package in question was shipped via USPS from Fresno, California to Palos Verde, California. However, the last scan of the package shows that it is still in Fresno with no additional …

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Crime Blotter: NGC & PCGS Graded Coins Missing in British Columbia

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The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police are asking for collectors, dealers, and the public assistances in a recent crime. The crime occurred in Richmond, British Columbia and involves several NGC and PCGS graded coins. This is an ongoing investigation according to NCIC. Here is a list of the coins involved in this crime along with their certification numbers from NGC: C1855 Prussia Baptism Medal NGC MS64 3479125-004 1904 $20 NGC …

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NCIC Expects Numismatic Crime Trends to Continue in 2022

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The following is a Press Release from the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC). It highlights the challenges that numismatic related crimes presented last year and the non-profit expect the trend of brazen thefts to continue. The release also points out some of the successes that the organization has had in the past year, in large part to the numismatic community sharing information about stolen coins and reporting those incidents. Coin buyers, collectors, dealers and other …

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Crime Blotter: A Big Recovery & Two More Thefts

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The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has had a busy couple of weeks with multiple coin thefts in a variety of situations. Fortunately, for one of these, a recovery of a recent missing package but it was tempered by the report of yet two more thefts. First, the good news. Last week it was reported here on USCoinNews that a package from California with 19 high value coins was either stolen or lost. That package …

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