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Hotel Room Burglary at ANA

August 22, 2013 – Rosemont, IL police are investigating the theft of over $400,000 in banknotes and coins taken from a dealer attending the ANA and staying at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rosemont. The dealer reported that some person or persons removed a safe containing the banknotes and coins from his hotel room.

Stolen:
Banknotes from Argentina, Uruguay, Spain, China, Brazil and several American bank note proofs. Coins from Argentina, Venezuela, Spain, Poland, Italy and Eritrea.
Rare Argentina: Rio de la Plata 8 Reales 1813J PTS Provincias (Error Provincias) valued between $40-50,000

Also taken:
Royal order from Cuba (order of Finlay) large breast star badge in silver and enamel, Order of Egypt a large breast star in silver and enamel.

Anyone with information should contact Doug Davis.

More information on numismatic related crimes gives the Numismatic Crime Information Center.

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