Sunday, February 17, 2008

Ancient Coin Collectors Influence Expands: "I am angry at the archaeologists and I want to beat them."

"I am angry at the archaeologists and I want to beat them," says Chicago coin dealer Harlan Berk at the NYINC meeting.

A cautious but upbeat assessment of the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild and its impact on people outside the coin collecting hobby who would demand certain coins be returned to their place of origin due to their being cultural patrimony was given Jan. 12 at a meeting of the ACCG during the New York International Numismatic Convention."Through the year we really got good publicity," said ACCG Director Wayne Sayles. "We finally have an even playing field and the ability to push back." . . .

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