R.V. Dewey forwarded this article from the Lancaster, PA area. It's always interesting to see what the general public thinks of as "rare" coins. -EditorLancaster state police in Pennsylvania are looking for a woman who used rare and unusual coins to pay for cigarettes at a Turkey Hill market, WGAL reported.
The woman used a 1964 silver half-dollar, a silver dime, four mercury dimes, three Indian head nickels, three other rare nickels, a wheat penny and three silver foreign coins, troopers said.
"It's not a crime to present old coins to buy something at a store, but we would be interested to know if in fact the coins came from a theft or burglary or simply owned by an individual who wanted to get rid of them," said Cpl. John Duby of the Pennsylvania State Police.
To read the complete article, see: Woman Uses Rare Coins For Purchase (http://www.wapt.com/news/17875924/detail.html)
Wayne Homren, Editor
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