Rare coins stolen from under-construction home

The 2012 Queen's Diamond Jubilee coin

The 2012 Queen's Diamond Jubilee coin

Two rare coins and jewellery have been stolen from a home which had an unlocked door because of building work taking place.

A burglar got in through an unlocked door, due to works being carried out on the building in Cedar Road, Berkhamsted.

They forced open a small safe, escaping with jewellery and coins.

Coin A is a 2012 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee £5 coin. Coin B is a 1982 Half Sovereign, which was in a presentation case that was also was taken.

Det Con Bagworth, from Hemel Hempstead Local Crime Unit, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who has any information about the whereabouts of the pictured items or who has been offered them for sale recently.”

Anyone with information should contact DC Bagworth on 101, quoting crime reference D/16/290.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.