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Ancient Greek Coins from Alexander the Great Era Recovered by Israel

Israel recently recovered sixty nine ancient, rare coins from the period of Alexander the Great which were being smuggled from the Gaza Strip into Israel, the country's Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday. Security inspectors from the Israeli Ministry of Defense...

Hundreds of Ancient Coins Seized by Greek Police

A 55-year-old man in Larisa, central Greece, was arrested on Friday. He was found in possession of 693 ancient coins and other items during a coordinated operation conducted by the police. The man was brought before the public prosecutor of...

Ancient Coins Bearing Byzantine Emperor Constantine the First Found in Japan

Ancient coins minted during the era of the first Byzantine Empire were found in the excavations of ancient castle ruins in Okinawa, Japan. According to a Japan Times report, four bronze coins were found, which archaeologists believe date back to...

Repatriation of 2,607 Seized Ancient Greek Coins From Germany

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...

German Auction House Sells Macedonian Coins Allegedly from Amphipolis

In light of this summer's excavation of a monumental tomb at Amphipolis in northern Greece, a recent auction of ancient Macedonian coins by the German house Gorny and Μosch has raised eyebrows in the art world. The 15 ancient coins, dating from the era of...

Arrests Antiquities Smuggling Ring

<img class="alignleft wp-image-41478" title="" src="https://greekreporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/ancient-coins.jpeg" alt="" width="147" height="125">Greek police investigating antiquities smuggling have arrested 35 people and recovered thousands of ancient coins and other artifacts. One of the suspects was found with more than 4,000 coins in his possession. Metal...