Sunday, January 6, 2013

Found 13 Cents in the Parking Lot, at the Library, and at the Grocery Store

Today I went to run a few errands. First I parked in the grocery store parking lot and walked to the library. On the way, I found the shiny 2012 penny in the parking lot.

Then at the library I found another penny! I picked up the DVD of Season 2 of Boardwalk Empire and checked it out.

Then I went to Fry's and spotted the dime under an endcap on the floor next to a checkout lane. 

Then while checking out, I found the last penny on the floor.

The 1972 penny is stamped "S," which means it was made in San Francisco. Yay! I rarely find coins with the S mint mark.

This Found Money Facts:
Denomination:  3 pennies, 1 dime

Year:  1972, 1976, 2012, 1984 U.S. Mint:  S, none, D, D  
Condition:   range from shiny to tarnished
Total Found Money To Date for 2013:  $.14


  1. I have visited your Found Money blog in the past but this time I arrived via your link share on RedGage. I really should start keeping track of my found money, too, as this is fun! (Amd lucrative!)

    I really should have kept track when I worked at my last restaurant job. We also had a drive-thru window. I was the breakfast server so each morning around 7am I would park my car and walk straight over to the DT and every morning I found money! I usually found a little more when I left every afternoon, too! The most I ever found at once was a five dollar bill amid the change on the ground.

    So...don't forget to check DT windows early in the mornings! Night shift doesn't like to sweep the parking lot, ha!

    1. Oh, Ruth, thanks for the tip! I am not an early riser but this is such good info to know! If I'm out walking I'll be sure to stroll by the drive through windows now!

  2. Well you sure do find the money fast and so much in one day! I hope my dry spell ends soon. ...spider4041(2013 $0.07)


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