The Numismatic Bibliomania Society

PREV ARTICLE       NEXT ARTICLE       FULL ISSUE       PREV FULL ISSUE      

V18 2015 INDEX       E-SYLUM ARCHIVE

The E-Sylum: Volume 18, Number 4, January 25, 2015, Article 21

ANCIENT COINS RETURNED TO GREECE FROM GERMANY

Arthur Shippee forwarded this article about the return of a group of ancient coins to Greece. Thanks. -Editor

Ancient Coins returned to Greece

A total of 2,607 ancient coins seized on September 9, 2011, in the luggage of a Greek citizen travelling by car to Munich have been repatriated from Germany, according to a Greek Culture Ministry announcement.

Members of an antiquities smuggling criminal organization dismantled in March 2012 were involved in the case.

According to the announcement, most of the coins are made of cooper and date back to the Classical, Hellenistic, Roman and post-Roman period.

To read the complete article, see:
Repatriation of 2,607 Seized Ancient Greek Coins From Germany - See more at: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2015/01/24/repatriation-of-2607-seized-ancient-greek-coins-from-germany/#sthash.Vep1GRfD.dpuf (http://greece.greekreporter.com/2015/01/24/repatriation-of-2607-seized-ancient-greek-coins-from-germany/)

THE BOOK BAZARRE

Looking for a great gift for a fellow coin collector? Consider a $50 coin supplies gift card. Click here to learn more.


Wayne Homren, Editor

Google
 
NBS (coinbooks.org) Web

The Numismatic Bibliomania Society is a non-profit organization promoting numismatic literature. See our web site at coinbooks.org.

To submit items for publication in The E-Sylum, write to the Editor at this address: whomren@gmail.com

To subscribe go to: https://my.binhost.com/lists/listinfo/esylum

PREV ARTICLE       NEXT ARTICLE       FULL ISSUE       PREV FULL ISSUE      

V18 2015 INDEX       E-SYLUM ARCHIVE

Copyright © 1998 - 2012 The Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS)
All Rights Reserved.

NBS Home Page
Contact the NBS webmaster
coin