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Five Ancient Greek Coins Saved From Auction, Repatriated From Germany

Five rare silver coins dating to the 5th and 4th centuries BC were returned to Greece before they could be auctioned off in Munich and Zurich, according to an announcement made by the Culture Ministry on Monday. Three of the...

Turkish Citizen Arrested for Smuggling Hundreds of Ancient Greek Coins

Officers at the customs office of Kipoi (on the border with Turkey) confiscated 1,055 ancient Greek coins from a Turkish national on Tuesday, after a search was carried out when the suspect was entering the country from Turkey. The Independent...

Ancient Greek Coin to Be Sent Back to Greece from Switzerland

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Wednesday that the Greek state will receive a 6th century BC Greek silver octadrachm coin that had been illegally smuggled into Switzerland from Greece. The coin, according to the Culture Ministry, hails from the ancient area of Visaltia, located in...