Mystery piano revealed to contain cache of gold sovereigns

A stash of gold hidden inside an old piano has been revealed as a hoard of sovereign coins.

The news was revealed when Shropshire coroner John Ellery resumed a Treasure Trove inquest into the find.

The coins, the exact amount has not been disclosed, were discovered shortly before Christmas when the owners of the piano took it to a shop in Ludlow to be repaired.

The cache of items, described as “substantial”, is thought to have been deliberately hidden in the upright piano sometime in the... For the full story register now for free or login below...

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