Preserving our freedom to collect


The Ancient Coin Collectors Guild has become a driving force in the ongoing effort to protect coin collectors and museums in which coins are stored from being forced to give up these items to foreign governments under the premise the coins are the cultural patrimony of the claimant nation. — Richard Giedroyc, World Coin News April 26, 2010


The following links provide copies of legislation either existing, proposed or pending. Some of these bills have been renamed or merged into other bills, so it is always best to check the Thomas Legislative Information site for the latest information.

HR-1047 - Miscellaneous Trade and Technical Corrections Act of 2004 (PDF)

HR-4641 - Cultural Conservation of the Crossroads of Civilization Act (PDF)

HR-2009 - Iraq Cultural Heritage Protection Act (PDF)
ANA/PNG/IAPN Proposed Amendment to HR 2009

HR-3497 - Iraq Cultural Heritage Protection Act (PDF)

Heritage Law Web Site
The Heritage Law site contains law relating to the United Kingdom and other Countries in Europe, the European Union and International Treaties and obligations.