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Gold coins stolen

Posted on Thu, 21 August 2014 by Carol - General News, Coin News, Banknote News

Bucks Coins of Dereham in Norfolk has had seven rare gold coins stolen from his premises by a man described as tall, well built, with short bleached blond hair and an Eastern European accent, possibly Polish. The coins stolen were:
Henry VIII Sov [1544-7] mm. S Southwark Mint
Henry VIII Sov, first coinage, mm Portcullis [1509-26].
Elizabeth I Sov., Sixth issue, mm. Escallop, [1584-6].
Charles I Oxford Mint, triple unite 1642. ex. Clarendon Collection Part 2, Bonhams 17/10/06 , lot 1271.
Charles II 1678/7 5 Guineas 8 over 7, second bust.
Charles II 1679 Five Guineas, second bust..
William & Mary Five Guineas, 1692 elephant & castle below bust.

Any information can be anonymously given to the police via 101 phone number quoting crime reference Number: 42287/14/4.