Stolen Coins From ANA Traveling Exhibit

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • Police are looking for the thief or thieves who took six rare Civil War-era gold and silver U.S. coins from the Museum of Transportation over the weekend.

Museum staff and police believe a silver dollar and five gold coins dating back between the 1840s through the 1860s were stolen Saturday or Sunday from glass display cases in a traveling exhibit, "Money of the U.S. Civil War," commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

1849 Dollar VF
1857 $3 Gold VF
1862 $5 Gold VF
1861 $20 Gold XF
1847 $10 Gold VF
1861 $21/2 Gold AU

Any persons having information on this offense contact are asked to contact the St. Louis County Police at 314-889-2341 or Doug Davis at 817-723-7231. Mr. Davis can also be contacted at


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