A journalist of note reviews articles and books for collectors of coins, tokens & medals.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Why Ancient Coins Are Being Seized by Customs Agents
There have been a number of stories recently about ancient coins being seized when they are shipped from one country to another. While the blogs mentioned here cover "theft of culture" in general, that is where the answer lies regarding ancient coins. They are considered heritage and in many countries that now means "not for sale."
W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher