POLICE have appealed for help after a thief made off with a rare coin worth £120.
The gold 1914 half- sovereign and its black case were snatched from a stall in Truro's Pannier Market on December 20.
The thief – described as shaking badly – was white, in his mid- twenties and 6ft tall, with short, neat brown hair. He wore beige trousers, a dark grey top and carried a large Sports Direct bag.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact Truro police on the 101 non-emergency number quoting crime reference GT/13/2468.