Sunday, August 22, 2010

Found a Stuck Penny and I Set It Free!

Today as I was walking into Fresh and Easy, I spotted a penny. Stuck in the asphalt. But something I found out today, with the temperature just over 100, is that when it's that hot out, the asphalt, the gooey part, is soft. First I tried to pry it up with my fingernail but it didn't budge but the asphalt did. So, I used my car key and it popped right up. I used a tissue to pick it up and of course it stuck.

Oh well. A found penny is a found penny.

As you can see it's a mess. I think I'll put this penny in a little bag and then put it in my found money jar. And the penny was tails up so I can't read the date on this one.

This Found Money FACTS:
Denomination: 1 stuck penny
Year:  ???
U.S. Mint:  ???
Condition:  stuck and sticky
How many coins/bills found to date: 48
How much found money to date:  $1.12

1 comment:

  1. That penny was probably stuck there for the longest time until Peg came to the rescue. ha Yeah you!


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