Sunday, February 11, 2007

Rare 'Wheat-Leaf' pennies discovered (Abilene Christian University Optimist, TX)

(The following story is proof that rarity is a relative thing)

Usually pennies are no big deal, but that's not the case when it comes to two 58- and 70-year-old mint-condition pennies, which have a design different from a modern penny, discovered in a vault in the Administration building.

During the renovation of an ACU vault on Jan.15, located in the financial operations office, a maintenance worker discovered two mint-condition, wheat-leaf pennies. They were found behind the cardboard backing of a table built into the vault's wall. . . .

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