U.S. returning ancient Greek coins after Manhattan DA prosecutes prominent collector

05 Aug 2014 7:42 AM | Anonymous

U.S. returning ancient Greek coins after Manhattan DA prosecutes prominent collector

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. will return to Greek officials some ancient coins following the prosecution of a noted Rhode Island hand surgeon caught peddling forged coins at an auction at the Waldorf-Astoria in 2012.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Monday, August 4, 2014, 11:09 AM

NEW YORK undefined Some ancient coins are being returned to Greece after the New York prosecution of a prominent collector from Rhode Island.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Greek officials scheduled a ceremony Monday marking the repatriation of coins dating to 500 B.C.



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