Historic Coins Stolen In Swanton Morley Worth £160,000

15 August 2014, 14:27

Historic coins worth £160,000 have been stolen from a house in Swanton Morley.

It happened on Tuesday morning in Greengate, when a man went to the house pretending to be interested in buying one of the coins which had been advertised as for sale. 

When the owner left him alone to make a phone call, the man ran out of the house with the coins.

The coins stolen include: a 1642 Triple Unite; two Henry VIII Sovereigns; a James Rose Royal; an Elizabeth I Sovereign; a 1692 William and Mary Five Guinea;  a 1678 Five Guinea; and a 1679 Five Guinea.

The suspect is described at white, aged between 30 and 34 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Holly Metcalf at Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.