Coin collection worth $25K stolen from Parksville home

Coin collection worth $25K stolen from Parksville home

The coins that police said were stolen from a Parksville home. Credit: Oceanside RCMP

RCMP say coins worth approximately $25,000 were stolen from a Parksville home last month.

On Sept. 23, Oceanside RCMP received a report of a break-and-enter between Aug. 27 and 29 at a home in the 600 block of Forsyth Avenue. Police said the home was under renovation and unoccupied at the time of the break-and-enter.

Police said two small safes containing precious metals, or coins, were stolen.

The coins are:

  • 1 – 1oz gold Canadian maple
  • 3 sheets of 25 maple grams
  • 1 Anne of Green Gables gold coin
  • 500 Silver Canadian Maples- 2012
  • 1 50g (1 gram squares) gold combi bar
  • 1 100g (1 gram squares) silver combi bar
  • 2 Ron Paul silver 1oz coins

Two long guns, a micro crossbow, several air tools and a reciprocating saw were also taken from the home.

Anyone with information is asked to call Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



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