On November 8, 2017 the Numismatic Crime Information Center sent out an alert regarding a Lost/Stolen UPS package which had been sent to Watertown, MA. The package contained a large number of slabbed Walking half dollars. On November 11, 2017 NCIC received a call from a Massachusetts dealer advising that he had bought six of the half dollars that was listed on the alert from a flea market in the Stoneham, MA area.
The following coins have been recovered.
1935 Walker PCGS MS66 CAC PQ last four serial 0027
1937 Walker PCGS MS66 CAC Dakota last four serial 3757
1938 Walker PCGS MS66 last four serial 3842
1942D Walker PCGS MS66 CAC PQ last four serial 2253
1945S Walker PCGS MS65 PQ last four serial 3681
1947 Walker PCGS MS67 OGH PQ last four serial 1425
Dealers in Massachusetts should be on the watch for additional coins that may be sold in the area. This is an on-going investigation.
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