Great amount of ancient coins seized at Kalotina border checkpoint


2010-04-07
Great amount of ancient coins were seized at Kalotina border checkpoint, press centre of the National Customs Agency (NCA) announced.
Custom officers on duty checked a passenger bus travelling on a regular route from Bulgaria - England. When checked the sleeping compartment of the bus the inspectors noticed a grayish bag. In the bag the customs officers found 877 ancient coins and two ancient earrings, packed in eight plastic bags. The bag was owned by a 48-Bulgarian citizen who said the coins were intended for Austria.