Home Precious Metals

French officials perplexed by gold bars and coins found stashed in old house

blitzdudeblitzdude Posts: 5,284 ✭✭✭✭✭

Always best to search through your families belongings before selling them off to someone else and especially the government.

Mayor of Morez in the Jura says find of five gold bars and 1,000 gold coins valued at €600,000 ‘has made us smile’

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/16/french-officials-perplexed-gold-bars-and-coins-found-stashed-old-house

The whole worlds off its rocker, buy Gold™.

Comments

  • DrBusterDrBuster Posts: 5,300 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice

  • HigashiyamaHigashiyama Posts: 2,133 ✭✭✭✭✭

    This ties nicely into the prior discussion of the revaluation of the French Franc in 1960. French who were adults at that time (now 80 +) really did stash gold in their mattresses -- or in this case, their jelly jars. However, as trust for banks improved, so did the French economy.

    Higashiyama
  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It is discoveries like this that keep the treasure hunter instinct strong.... We know our find is out there, somewhere.... ;) Cheers, RickO

  • metalmeistermetalmeister Posts: 4,584 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Someone's Heirs missed out!

    email: [email protected]

    100% Positive BST transactions
Sign In or Register to comment.