Gold coin found in Kokomo Salvation Army kettle - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

Gold coin found in Kokomo Salvation Army kettle

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KOKOMO -

Someone has again anonymously dropped a gold Krugerrand coin into a Salvation Army red kettle in a central Indiana city.
 
Salvation Army Capt. Dale Brandenburg says the South African coin was found in one of its Kokomo kettles last week and it was sold it for $1,220. The Kokomo Tribune reports this marks the fifth straight year that a Krugerrand donation has been made in the city.
 
Brandenburg says the coin sold for about $400 less than last year when the price of gold was higher.
 
He says the donation of the coin is a big boost since the group is about $50,000 short of its $82,500 fundraising goal for Kokomo.
 
Brandenburg says it's always exciting to find one of the gold coins inside a kettle.

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