Crime Blotter – Coins Stolen From Cross Country Shipment

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The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has posted a bulletin on some coins that were removed from a cross country shipment. The coins, all PCGS or NGC graded, were apparently removed while in transit. The package was shipped via USPS cross country from New Jersey to Torrance, California. When the package arrived, the recipient noted that the package had been opened and four coins were removed. There are the coins that are now reported lost …

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NCIC Reminds Collectors & Dealers to Be Aware of Their Surroundings

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The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has reported on an incident in Atlanta involving a coin dealer. It is a reminder that when collectors and dealers are making their way to and from coin shows and events to be aware of their surroundings. The incident involved a dealer who attending a recent, monthly coin show in Atlanta. As the dealer was loading his car, he observed that he was being watched. The dealer then started …

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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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