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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



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Old Pots Cops Paint as “Hot” Sold Openly in Thailand

Commentary by Peter K. Tompa about an issue involving antiquities and legal processes that should be taken seriously by collectors of all artifacts, including ancient coins. Full story

FOIA lawsuit schedule set

Judge Richard J. Leon has ordered a schedule for disclosure/briefing by the State Department regarding claims brought by the ACCG, IAPN and PNG. Under this schedule, requested records may be released or exemptions may be requested no later than May 9, 2008. A determination of any future action by the plaintiffs will be made no later than June 2, 2008. Full story