Wayne G. Sayles

The two-day conference, "Portable Antiquities: Archaeology, Collecting, Metal Detecting", organized by the Council for British Archaeology (CBA) and the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS) was well attended and conducted in a spirit of friendly cooperation. Although withdrawal of the National Council for Metal Detecting (NCMD) prior to the event left questions in […]

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The Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) reports a successful benefit auction with sales of donated ancient coins, related books, and antiquity lots netting $45,811. The online auction was held in August and hosted on the Vauction site to raise funds for ACCG — a non-profit organization. The auction was organized to help in anticipated legal […]

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An online auction of ancient coins will be held in August 2008 to raise funds for ACCG legal initiatives in opposition to the State Department imposed import restrictions on ancient coins.

Ancient Coin Collectors Guild LogoAn Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) benefit auction is currently being organized to raise funds for anticipated legal expenses in opposition to State Department imposed import restrictions on ancient coins.  The online sale, closing on August 17, 2008, will be hosted on the Vauction site as a fund raiser for anticipated legal expenses. 

Individuals wishing to donate coins for this sale may contact Wayne G. Sayles, ACCG Executive Director by telephone at 417-679-2142 or by email at director@accg.us for details. 

A goal of 150 lots has been established and some exceptional coins have already been pledged.  All donations are welcome.  Coins of lesser grade or value may be combined into multiple coin lots.  All donations should be arranged as early as possible, but not later than June 15, 2008 in order to provide time for proper cataloging and processing.

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