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A Treasure of Gold Coins Found in Brittany

Published on , by Anne Doridou-Heim
Auction on 29 September 2021 - 14:00 (CEST) - 12, rue des Arènes - 49000 Angers

In 2019, a couple and three stonemasons found a trove of coins dating from the reigns of Louis XIII and Louis XIV. This wonderful discovery will soon be coming to auction.

The trove when it was found.Total estimate: €250,000/300,000. The coins will be sold... A Treasure of Gold Coins Found in Brittany

The trove when it was found.
Total estimate: €250,000/300,000. The coins will be sold individually.
© IVOIRE ANGERS

This is a tale about the incredible discovery of a buried treasure—the kind of adventure everyone dreams about. It transformed the quiet lives of a couple that bought a property in Brittany and the three stonemasons they hired to do the renovation work. The craftsmen found two containers filled with Louis d'or (gold coins), bestowing them all with good luck. The couple bought the property in Plozevet, near Quimper, in 2012. Seven years later, they started work to combine two buildings, a barn and a former stable. They hired three stonemasons, one of whom is a compagnon du devoir , to do the job. One fine morning in October 2019, they found a metal box inside a wall that, it turned…
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Monnaies
Wednesday 29 September 2021 - 14:00 (CEST)
12, rue des Arènes - 49000 Angers
Ivoire - Deloys - de la Perraudière - d'Oysonville
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