Silver Coins Found during Home Demolition | Officials believe that the silver coins may have been hidden in the walls of the home before the previous owner even moved in.

“The house was full of Florida junk,” neighbor Jim Tuck said Friday about the 60 pounds of silver coins discovered in the recently demolished North Minnesota Avenue home.

It was like a treasure hunt … the more you dug the more you found,” said Melissa Howes of city code enforcement, laughing about the scramble to find more. “We thought we might be able to keep it like finders keepers, but it was city property.”


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