Gold hoard found as house is demolished

27 June 2018
By Connexion journalist

Demolition workers have found a hoard of gold coins in a house in Brittany, 600 of which were hidden in a brass First World War shell casing.

Dating from 1870 and Bel­gian king Léopold II, the coins are worth €200,000. The fortune will be split between the site owner and the workers.

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