British National Seized in Bulgaria for Smuggling Ancient Coins

Crime | April 18, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
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A British national of Greek origin has been seized at Varna airport after an attempt to smuggle 54 ancient coins on Wednesday.

The precious antiquities were found in the travelling bag of the 63-year-old passenger, who was on his way to London.

Seven of the coins are Hellenic, made of bronze and date from 2-4 century BC. 35 coins are Rome and another 11 - from the Middle Ages.

According to the experts, who saw the coins, they have scientific value and could be defined as monuments of culture.
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