Life changed two years ago
According to media reports, a couple was living in their home in North Yorkshire, UK. About two years ago, he felt the need to change the kitchen floor. On which he called the contractor and asked him to rectify the same. When the laborers got to work, they broke the floor so that a new one could be made over there.
treasure from within
During construction, the couple found something strange under the floor, which looked like a wire, but when they pulled it out, it turned out to be a cup. When he cleaned it and saw it, he was shocked. A priceless treasure was hidden inside it. There they have recovered a total of 264 gold coins.
Sold for how much?
The couple immediately contacted a company that auctions such coins. Investigation revealed that those coins are from 1610 to 1727. Those who are considered very special. According to media reports, now these coins have been auctioned, which were sold for about Rs 7 crore. However, the couple did not make their identity public.
elders were big leaders
When the couple looked at their family tree, they found that the coins belonged to the Farnley-Mesters, a wealthy family in England. One of his ancestors used to be a big businessman at that time. Some members of the family later became Members of Parliament and leaders of the Whig Party in the early 17th century. Because of this he had so many coins. However, it is not known why he hid it under the kitchen.
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spent 10 years in that house
The couple told that when the floor work was being done, they found this treasure about 6 inches below. Initially, he was considered a normal cup, but now he has changed his fortunes. At the same time, the official of the auction company said that these coins are very rare, in such a situation, it got a higher price. Couple spent about 10 years in that house. If they didn’t get the idea of getting the floor fixed, it would never have occurred to them.