A couple would become millionaires by auctioning off Otto coins minted between 1610 and 1727. How much money could they get?
A couple remodeling their home found a ceramic container containing a Fantastic Treasure: 264 Gold Coins that will go to auction and may cost some $290,000.
The bride and groom were fixing their property in Ellerby, a small town in North Yorkshire. United KingdomWhen they found the lot that will be auctioned on October 7, reports the London auction house Spink and Son.
treasure dating 17th and 18th centuryThey have one of the largest reserves of this type of coin ever, which they report in a statement. United States of America today.
value of gold coins
Couple found meeting coins in July 2019 works in your kitchen,
The cup in which they were kept was excavated under the concrete and the floor About 300 years old building.
In terms of value in today’s money, the treasury is estimated at approximately $115,100.
However, auctioneers expect coins to be minted between 1610 and 1727Sell for as little as $290,000.
The Origin of the Treasure and a Mysterious Coin
In the document, they state whose cup was Joseph and Sarah Farnley-Masters, married in 1694 And they were perhaps the most influential merchant family in their city from the late 16th to the 18th century.
“Maisters traded as importers and exporters Baltic iron ore, wood and coal, Several generations were Members of Parliament in the early 18th century,” notes the auction house.
He also says that all the coins discovered were English, although there were also a coin from Brazil Experts believe it was circulated around England in the 1720s.
“It’s a wonderful and truly unexpected find in such an inconspicuous place,” said Spink auctioneer Gregory Edmund and Plays. rt.
And he concluded: “It is a great privilege to share this wonderful discovery and to unearth this treasure for the benefit of future generations.”