Ancient Coin Smuggler Arrested in Evia with Alexander the Great Tetradrachm

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Evia, Greece: An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a 44-year-old Albanian man in Vatondas, Evia, on Monday for attempting to sell 38 stolen Hellenistic-era silver coins.

Treasure Trove:

The man, whose identity was not revealed, intended to sell the "treasure" for nearly €100,000. These included a valuable silver Tetradrachm (four-drachm coin) depicting Alexander the Great and Zeus, estimated at €5,000. The coins, dating between 320BC and 280BC, likely


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