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updated: 12/11/2013 7:00 PM

Salvation Army gets more gold coins

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More gold coins have been discovered in Salvation Army kettles in Lake County, the charitable group announced Wednesday. Two South African Krugerrands, valued at approximately $128 each, were dropped into kettles at a Walmart in Round Lake Beach and a Jewel Food Store in Grayslake.

Additionally, a gold coin worth approximately $1,280 was found wrapped in a $20 bill in the mailbox of The Salvation Army Waukegan Corps Community Center. So far this season, 12 gold coins worth an estimated $8,534 have been donated to the Salvation Army in Lake County, the group said.

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