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Residential Burglary In Harris County, Texas Ater Recent Houston Money Show

 
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 Posted 12/14/2016  11:28 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add CCFPress to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Numismatic Crime Information Center - A dealer leaving the recent Houston Money Show drove to a relatives house where he was staying in Harris County, Texas. He took two catalog cases inside and then left for dinner. While out to dinner the residence was burglarized and the only thing taken was the catalog cases containing his coin inventory.

The following coins were stolen:
1 double row box of iron and zinc Notgeld
1 double row box of hammered coin from India and surrounds
2 double row boxes of modern silver and copper-nickel crowns with sporting and animal themes

10 double row boxes of general foreign, mostly 1700ad - 2000ad including:
About 50 Chinese cash type coins, some 1,000 - 2,000 years old
Large quantities of Brazil, Portugal, Russia and Sweden
About 50 British Conder tokens. Several are valued at over $300
1746 1/2 Thaler from Hall choice aUnc $2000
City view 1/3 Thaler from Wied-Neuwied EF $900
Gold Coast pattern 1/4 Ackey 1796 hairlined aUnc $500
1 single row box with around 20 high grade minor coins from the German States in the 17 and 1800's

Anyone with information contact:
Doug Davis
817-723-7231
Doug@numismaticcrimes.org

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 Posted 12/14/2016  11:49 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add thecoinguy1964 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Sorry to hear, I hope they catch the scum bags.
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 Posted 12/14/2016  12:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Buddy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Creepy -- he must have been followed.
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 Posted 12/15/2016  09:31 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Tough inventory to move. I can't imagine most pawn shops even having an interest in most of that.
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 Posted 12/16/2016  12:49 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Considering what was stolen I think I know the victim.
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