Ancient coin carried by Bulgarian customs officers arrested at Kalotina crossing


2012-06-24

Ancient coin hidden by the authorities was seized at Kalotina border checkpoint. It was carried out by a Bulgarian citizen, who traveled with a BMW car with French license plate from France to Bulgaria. The coin was wrapped in opaque plastic bag and hidden in a bag with his personal documents. The man explained to the customs authorities that he bought the coin from Bulgaria, carried it to France to sell it there, but failed and now brings it back to Bulgaria.
The coin of unexplored yellow metal weighing 4.5g was submitted to competent professionals.