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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Found Two Cents

Today I ran to Carl's Jr. and found a penny in the street and a penny on the floor. Yay!

Today I've been culling some my old books that I've collected through the years. I can remember looking at library books sales, thrift stores, and estate and garage sales and finding these. 

And even though I really like some of them, I don't need them. I never look at them any more, so it's time for them to go to a new home. Check them out on Etsy, if you'd like.
Denomination:  2 pennies
Year:  pennies:  2013, 2014
U.S. Mint:  D, D
Condition:   one tarnished, one shiny
Total Found Money in 2014 to Date:  $29.60

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Found 23 Cents Today but Only Have 22 Cents

This morning I had to run to the post office. After I left there, I found a penny in the street then a dime in a parking spot. I was thrilled, and then I found another dime at the grocery store, but somewhere between there and home I lost the penny! Man! That is the first time in 5 years of my found money collecting for this blog that that's happened! Shoot.

But this evening I took a walk and found two pennies in the street, so today I actually found 23 cents but can only claim 22 cents for my blog.

Oh, and see the stick in the photo? I found that last night on a short walk. I wrote a little article about it here. Someone is modeling them... Check it out!
Denomination:  2 pennies, 2 dimes
Year:  pennies:  2002, 2006; dimes:  1993, 2014
U.S. Mint:  none, D, D, D
Condition:   pennies tarnished, dimes shiny
Total Found Money in 2014 to Date:  $29.58

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Found 3 Pennies Today

Today I ran a couple of errands and I found three pennies.  

I was just cruising around Amazon and saw this very cool back to school supply pack. It think something like this would be great to have around the house for when kids visit.

UPDATE:  I found a penny just now while out taking a walk. Yes sir!
Denomination:  4 pennies
Year:  1986, 1992, 1998, 2005
U.S. Mint:  D, D, D, D
Condition:   all tarnished, all of 'em
Total Found Money in 2014 to Date:  $29.36

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Found 3 Silver Coins This Evening

I just went to the grocery store and while out I found 3 silver coins. Well, they're silver colored, not all silver but that's okay. 

I found a dime and quarter at a coffee shop then a dime under a water vending machine.

I'm listing this vintage terrycloth tablecloth for sale on Etsy. It'll be up there in a bit. 

Denomination:  2 dime, 1 quarter
Year:  2011, 2013, 1974
U.S. Mint:  D, D, none
Condition:   mostly all shiny
Total Found Money in 2014 to Date:  $29.32


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Found a Penny in the Parking Lot

Just now I went out to get the mail and cruised around the parking lot. I found a penny!

UPDATE:  I found another penny in the parking lot this evening when I went for a short walk. Yay!

Denomination:  2 pennies
Year:  2004, 199?
U.S. Mint:  D, none
Condition:   dirty and tarnished but still a  tad shiny, second penny is scratched
Total Found Money in 2014 to Date:  $28.87

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Found a Penny at the 99 Cent Store

Today I stopped at the 99 Cent store on my way home from visiting some friends. I spotted a penny on the floor and snapped it up!

Denomination:  1 penny
Year:  2006
U.S. Mint:  D
Condition:   shiny
Total Found Money in 2014 to Date:  $28.86


Saturday, August 23, 2014

Found a Mess of Pennies Today!

I ran a few errands today and found a mess of pennies. Here's where:
  • 2 in my parking lot
  • 5 next to a trash can in front of a store
  • 1 on the floor of the thrift store
  • 2 in the library parking lot
  • 1 in a random parking space
  • 3 in the grocery store parking lot
Yay! I just love days like this when I keep spotting money. I wish some had been silver but 14 cents is just fine with me!

Oh and see that key? I found that today, too. It's a pocket knife! I found some of these pocket knife keys on Amazon in case you don't find one of these and you want one, too.

Facts About This Found Money
Denomination:  14 pennies
Year:  pennies:  too lazy to look
U.S. Mint:  ditto
Condition:  tarnished and shiny
Total Found Money in 2014 to Date:  $28.85


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