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Christmas treasure found in Army kettle

At top, the face of a gold South African coin dropped into a Salvation Army donation kettle Dec. 23. Above, the back of the coin identifieds it as a 1-ounce Krugerrand gold coin, with an estimated value of $1,200.

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At top, the face of a gold South African coin dropped into a Salvation Army donation kettle Dec. 23. Above, the back of the coin identifieds it as a 1-ounce Krugerrand gold coin, with an estimated value of $1,200.



The clink of coins dropping into Salvation Army collection kettles during the Christmas season, accompanied by the ringing of the attendant’s bell, are part of the holiday soundscape, but on Dec...

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