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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT), a leading provider of value-added authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of high-value collectibles, announced the termination of David G. Hall’s employment as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, effective as of the close of business on September 18, 2018.

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The 1882-CC $20 LIB GOLD TYPE 3 PCGS XF-40 has been recovered. A dealer in Memphis, TN  called after seeing the alert and advised that he had bought the coin several days prior and still had the coin in his possession. 


Local authorities and the USPS are conducting an investigation. The dealer was able to obtain identifying information on the individual who sold him the ...

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During the Catonsville Coin Club Coin Show on August 5, 2018 Mr. Jim Hirtle of Chesapeake Coin Company had a binder stolen from his table.  The binder contained a large quantity of Barber, Standing and Washington silver quarters, Walking halves and Kennedy halves and state quarters.  Please be on the look out for someone trying to sell large quantities of coins that fit this description.  If you have ...

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Investigating Theft of Gold Coins
Posted on Thursday July 26, 2018

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify 3 females regarding the theft of gold coins.

On July 19th, 2018, at approximately 1200 PM, three females entered B&J Coins in Verona, VA. The females looked at and expressed interest in purchasing several items, including jewelry and gold coins but didn’t have enough money to complete the purchase. It is believed that the three worked ...

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RARCOA set to acquire Standard Numismatics
Posted on Tuesday July 03, 2018

RARCOA set to acquire Standard Numismatics in Q4 2018

● Acquisition of Standard Numismatics will bolster RARCOA’s long-standing reputation as a worldwide leader in rare coin trading
● Brett Charville to be named President of RARCOA

RARCOA - Rare Coin Company of America, an industry leading rare coin trading firm, announced today it has agreed to acquire Chicago, Illinois-based Standard ...

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Posted on Tuesday June 05, 2018

There is someone named Rezwan who is contacting IBNS, International Bank Note Society, members via an email appearing to come from the president of the IBNS, Dennis Lutz. In the email that looks to be from Mr. Lutz he asks for your help with a visa for this guy and to send money, this person has also called my office and another NC IBNS member at his ...

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Suspect Alert
Posted on Tuesday June 05, 2018

Suspect that is believed to have taken a Morgan CC dollar at the Baltimore Stamp & Coin Show, on June 2nd 2018.  I have sent copies of the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC)

report the security guard filled out, still pictures, and the security video to those involved to file the formal report with the Cockeysville Police ...

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The subjects pictured comitted an armed robbery at Fort Worth Coin Company Fort Worth, Texas. One black male entered the shop with items to sell. He then went back outside and re-entered the store with another black male who had guns stuffed in his waistband.





Stolen Coins:

American Gold Eagle 1oz 3
2018 American Gold Eagle 1oz 2
American Gold ...

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Greg Weinman, Senior Legal Counsel at the United States Mint, will present a lecture focusing on the litigation involved with the 1933 Double Eagle Coins. His presentation will occur both at the Pennsylvania Association if Numismatists Spring Dinner at the LeMont Restaurant, Pittsburgh, PA at 7:30pm on ...

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$1000 Reward offered for stolen items
Posted on Sunday April 08, 2018

The following items were stolen while in the possession of the Untied States Postal Service. I believe while in California. Either Studio City or Van Nuys. Someone filled the package with weights to cover it up and left only a few items in the package, the rest was stolen.

$1000 reward to someone who can help me catch this person/persons. 


List of items stolen:

Engelhard 5 oz items ...

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Stolen coin alert
Posted on Friday April 06, 2018

Coin and jewelry gallery of Boca Raton shipped a 1857-s ship wreck coin, PCGS MS 64,  to Austin Texas through the US Postal Service. The package arrived with the box and no coin. The package was re taped using the same tape we use.


Please contact Gary Tancer 561-852-0582 with any ...

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Help Track down a Thief
Posted on Tuesday March 27, 2018

Please take a few minutes to look at your inventory and currency submission forms for the past year. In January, 2017, my client from Simi, CA was robbed of $62,000+ in gold bullion and these "traceable" notes. Sooner or later they will show up in the marketplace may be traced back to YOU, and then hopefully to the THIEF that stole them and sold them to you.


Michael S. Fey, Ph.D.

Large ...

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Serendipity of Timing
Posted on Tuesday March 27, 2018

Seldom does anyone have the opertunity to handle an important piece of American History such as a document written by the hand of one of our Founding Fathers. But to have both a document written by Alexander Hamilton requesting $10,000 for copper to be struck as the first coinage in the United States as well as several of those coins in the same auction at the same time is amazing serendipitous timing.

In our June ...

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Thief alert
Posted on Tuesday March 27, 2018

I caught a "good customer" palming coins today. I thought. out of the corner of my eye, putting a slab coin in his pocket, after agreeing to buy three coins for $2600. Thought to myself, it can't be this 70 year old, retired school principal (his story.) Checked the video and sure enough, he did it three times.


What to do? I called a friend to ask whether I should call him, or the cops. ...

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Attempted Fraud and Scam
Posted on Saturday March 24, 2018

Justin Light attempted fraud and scam by requesting me to send him a loan sum of the funds $2250 for 24 pounds of sterling silver native american jewelry worth melt value $4500k. I would complete my contractual obligation after receiving the goods in Florida in complete order and pay him the other half ($2250) to complete the $4500.

On 3/17/18 via Facebook messenger Justin Light wrote:

Once funds have ...

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