Routine check at the Lublin Airport, East Poland, revealed a smuggle attempt of historic gold coins by a US citizen heading for Munich, Germany.
The women who was smuggling the coins was remembered by the Customs officer as a couple of days earlier she was asking about regulations concerning collections of antique coins. She was noticed and selected for personal search. Her luggage was scanned by x-rays and a collection of coins was revealed inside. The search allowed to uncover gold coins: a 10 US dollar coin from 1881, 1 British sovereign from 1908, 10 Austro-Hungarian krone from 1912, 5 Russian rubles from 1900 and 10 Russian rubles from 1911. The value of the coins is estimated for over 1400 euro.
(after Lublin112 & KAS)