Central Banking

Libyan treasure looted from commercial bank

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Several thousands of ancient coins have been stolen from a bank in the Eastern Libyan city of Benghazi during the recent unrest in the country, according to recent media reports.

The UK's BBC on Monday reported Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) as saying the Treasure of Benghazi, a collection of more than 7,000 priceless coins and other precious artefacts, were stolen from the Commercial Bank of Benghazi in May. There are also several reports that some of the coins taken from the bank'

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