Friday, January 1, 2010

Today We Found Some Money in the Street

This blog is all about the money I find on the street. I will only post on days I find money, so with today the first day of the new year, which I hope is a lucky one money wise for everyone, I hope to add a new post every day! We'll see.

Today we found this penny when we were taking a walk in the beautiful sunny weather (67 degrees F here today). We is me (Peggy) and two of my grandkids. We found this at about 30th Street and Whitton in Phoenix, Arizona.

When we saw the penny in the street, we were looking for small green balls (maybe pellets of some sort from a toy gun???). I scooped up the penny, and we went on our way. Earlier my grandson had noticed one green ball then a few steps later we saw another so he decided we needed to solve the mystery of why there were green balls scattered in the neighborhood. Later we came across the following clues:

  • smears of pink chalk on a sidewalk
  • a piece of popcorn
  • a puzzle piece
  • and a small pile of the green balls, some smashed

We deduced that a child lives in one of the houses around where we saw the clues.

This Found Money FACTS:
Denomination:  penny
Year:  2004
U.S. Mint:  Denver
Condition:  Beat up, like it's been in the street.
How many coins/bills found to date:  1
How much found money to date:  $.01


  1. Last year, my car was almost completely out of gas, so Esme and I decided to walk about 1 1/2 miles to the park. I found $20 on that walk... which was more than enough to fill up my gas tank. I LOVE found money.


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