Sunday, March 21, 2010

Grapefruit and a Penny

I was out riding my bike and rode through the drive through lane of a bank. Nothing, just a couple of cars in the ATM lane. Then in front of the drive through, I spotted this penny. As you can see, it's in pretty rough shape with the silver showing through in a few places.

This picture is another re-enactment because the first car pulled out of the drive through lane as I stopped to pick up this sucker. Instead of getting hit or causing a small traffic jam by taking a picture, I scooped it up and went on my way.

Later, I rode by a house with a box that read "Free Grapefruit." So, I stopped and bagged up 6 of those suckers. I love free stuff!

This Found Money FACTS:
Denomination: 1 penny
Year:  2004
U.S. Mint:  Denver
Condition:  very scratched and dinged with silver showing through
How many coins/bills found to date:  20
How much found money to date:  $.38

4 comments:

  1. $.38 is pretty good but, of course, not GREAT considering that roll of quarters John found and Gert's find of that shiny dime the same day. You'd better get back out on that bike, Missy!

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  2. You're so right! I will add your stunning find (picture and all) one day soon. That is AMAZING!

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  3. I love this blog- it's so fun! I also wanted to tell you, I found a five dollar bill the other day!

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