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Ancient Coin Collectors Guild v. Customs Department

Ancient Coin Collectors Guild v. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, No. 1:10-cv-00322-CCB (D. Md. 2011), aff'd No. 11-2012 (4th Cir. 2012), cert. denied (U.S. March 25, 2013).

United States Customs agents in Baltimore seized a group of ancient coins that the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) was attempting to bring into the United States in an effort to test the legality of recent restrictions placed on the importation of certain coins. The ACCG subsequently filed suit in Federal Court in Maryland asserting that . . . .

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