$300K to $500K in antique coins, banknotes stolen in Fairfax

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Fairfax County authorities are searching for the suspect or suspects responsible for stealing between $300,000 and $500,000 in antique coins and bank notes.

The burglary took place on April 14, around 7:20 p.m. Authorities say an elderly couple returned to their home in the 3800 block of Stuart Circle in the Annandale area after attending a coin show in Charlottesville, Va. The couple left their coins and bank notes in their vehicle hidden.

When they returned about 10 minutes later, the collection was gone.

Here is a list of some of the items taken.
•1929 National Notes in increments of five, ten and twenty dollars. These notes are from but not limited to: The Peoples National Bank of Leesburg, the 2nd National Bank of Culpeper and Fauquier National Bank.
•There are also additional notes from these selected Virginia locations, Fairfax, Warrenton, Hot Springs, Staunton, Harrisonburg, Waynesburg, Strasburg, Roanoke, Marshall and Charlottesville.
•Numerous Confederate notes in denominations of one, two, five, ten, fifty and five hundred dollars stored in a document book with plastic holders.
•1932 Indian Gold piece
•Numerous commemorative half dollars
•One dollar gold pieces
•Confederate Obsolete notes (no other specifics)
•1922 Plain penny
•Numerous U.S. small currency notes(no other specifics)
•1909-S VBD penny
•Book of Confederate notes (no other specifics)
•Box of Indian Head and Lincoln pennies
•(2) 1934 $1,000 notes
•1934 $500 note
•1928 $500 note

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), e-mail via our website at or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES(274637). A $100 to $1,000 cash reward will be paid for information that leads to an arrest.