VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A 1901 gold coin valued at $350 was dropped into a Salvation Army red kettle outside a Walmart store in Valparaiso.
Salvation Army Major Jon Welch told The Times of Munster the organization also received a silver “Bicentennial Constitution” coin as well as a pair of rare quarters. The quarters were dropped in a kettle at the Town and Country grocery store in Portage.
The Salvation Army said it also received a $5,000 check from the Northern Indiana Public Service Co.