A Houston scrap collector brought an old safe from a family's home, but he just had to know what was inside and boy did he hit the jackpot!

Calling upon, David Molick, owner of Robbie's Key & Lock shop, the two discovered that inside of the old safe was a fortune in gold coins and silver dollars - $2.5 million to be exact.

The scrap dealer and the family that originally owned the safe have decided to remain anonymous, but Mike DeGuerin, an attorney for the family, told KTRK that the coins were returned to the family.

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