Georges Depeyrot passed along this report on three Roman aurei of Postumus in gold mounts missing from the Department of Coins, Medals and Antiques at the Bibliothèque
nationale de France in Paris. Thanks. -Editor
The Bibliothèque nationale de France has reported three missing Roman gold jewels made of aurei of Postumus in gold mounts. They are part of the Rennes hoard and entered the
collection of the Paris Coin Cabinet (now Department of Coins, Medals and Antiques at the Bibliothèque nationale de France) in 1774. The French Police are now investigating the
case and Interpol has been informed.
Please, if you have any information, contact: the Groupe de répression des vols d'objets d'art: +33 6 08 28 75 68 or alternatively the Etat major de la police judiciaire de
Paris: +33 1 87 27 66 36.
Be on the lookout for these coins with or without their gold mounts. -Editor
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The Bibliothèque nationale de France reports missing Roman gold
Wayne Homren, Editor
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