Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Baltimore Test Case Rejected

We have been awaiting the outcome of the test case brought by the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) relating to the import of Cypriot and Chinese coins (see initial court papers here). According to Rick St Hilaire "Judge Catherine C. Blake of the United States District Court of Maryland yesterday dismissed the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild’s lawsuit against the federal government. The federal district court decision essentially declared that the ACCG failed to make out a sufficient case." It is worth reading St Hilaire's comments in full.

The ACCG has issued a short press statement (here) with a link to the Opinion.

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