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Thursday, April 29, 2010

What a lovely windy, cool day to find a penny

We are having a nice break from the heat today. Yesterday it was 90+ degrees F, today a high of 71! Yes! This is my kind of weather! So, I took advantage and rode my bike to the post office this morning. At 38th and Indian School while waiting to cross the street, I spotted this guy:

A nice shiny penny! It looked much shinier on the sidewalk. I didn't wait to take a picture there; this was taken on the sidewalk in front of my house after I got home. It is really windy here like the rest of the country but that just gave me a better workout, which I need.

Have you found any money lately? I'm going to list all of the found money friends and family have told me about recently. There's a lot of loose change floating around!

This Found Money FACTS:
Denomination: 1 penny
Year:  1974 

U.S. Mint:  No mint mark! I don't recall seeing (not seeing) this before so I had to go look. 

Here's what I found at Penny Facts at the Chrissman-Scottman Summer School Web site:  "Denver stamps a "D" on the coin and Philadelphia stamps a "P" on the coin but on the penny leaves it blank. Thus a penny with no mint mark was made in Philadelphia." Who knew? Not me!

Condition:  a little dirty
How many coins/bills found to date:  24 

How much found money to date:  $.42


  1. I have dreams of finding money. They are usually large silver coins in the dirt. No idea of denomination. I've had them consistently through the years so it must mean something. I have also read you should manifest finding money. It's an interesting process that I use to get parking spaces. Think I'll try it on "finding" money. :-)

  2. Ooooh, I like this. I should say to myself, "I am about to find a twenty dollar bill" more often!



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