A U.S. $50 gold coin is among the valuable coins included in the jewellery collection.
A U.S. $50 gold coin is among the valuable coins included in the jewellery collection. Contributed

Jewellery mystery puzzles police

GOLD jewellery believed to be worth thousands of dollars has been handed in to Hervey Bay police after being dumped at an op-shop.

Police are now desperately trying to find the owners of the unique pieces, which they think may have been surrendered to the charity store by mistake.

A gold pendant, bracelet and earrings featuring American coins were found among donated property at the Pialba op-shop late last year.

The jewellery was hidden among other donated goods, which led the finder to believe they may have been accidentally given away.

According to police, the store owner contacted them for help after attempts to find the person who left the goods were unsuccessful.

The pendant has a large coin set on a gold chain.

The earrings have medium-sized coins and the bracelet has three various-sized smaller coins.

All of the items are gold in colour and feature United States of America coins embossed with the eagle symbol and Statue of Liberty on the reverse side.

They were found in December last year.

If you know the owner or have any information relating to this property, contact Policelink on 131 444 or Hervey Bay Police Station on 4128 5333.

Alternatively, call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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