Wednesday, June 28, 2006

166 coins stolen during shipment

New York dealer Alfredo De La Fe reported 166 ancient coins stolen during shipment. A package from Georgia was opened and re-sealed and the empty envelope arrived in New York.

The coins can be seen at

Stolen coins include Roman silver and bronze, Byzantine bronze, and Greek fractions.

A message on the Ancientartifacts list asks anyone with information to call postal inspector Michael J. Ray.

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