Stolen old coins recovered in police raid

Coins found by the police during a house search in North Tyneside.
Coins found by the police during a house search in North Tyneside.

Police now hope to return the hoard, including old pennies and shillings and some foreign currency, to its rightful owner.

Two men arrested after the raid appeared in court on Tuesday charged with burglary and theft.

The 35-year-old and 39-year-old were remanded in custody.

Police are urging anyone who thinks the coins, pictured, could be theirs to call them on 101 ext 69191.