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Mysterious Gold Coin Found At Portsmouth Bank

Portsmouth police are searching for the owner of a gold coin.

Portsmouth police are searching for the owner of a mysterious gold coin that found its way to a Portsmouth bank in September. 

According to The Sakonnet Times, an old coin, worth about $300 to $500, was found in a coin-tumbling machine at BankNewport on Turnpike Avenue. 

A bank employee later turned the coin over to police, reports The Sakonnet Times. 

Police are now looking for the coin's owner. For more information or to claim the coin, call Portsmouth's detective division at (401) 683-0994.

portsmouthgirl63 December 11, 2012 at 06:13 PM
That's my bank!.....but it's not my coin. Hope they can find the owner. Merry Christmas!
Chris Carceller December 11, 2012 at 06:53 PM
My son and I always bring his change to the bank there.....I'll have to be sure he didn't bring one of his gold coins that his grandfather gives him (oh my!)......
2therightinri December 12, 2012 at 03:37 PM
If you believed your own story... you would be calling the bank... not posting patch (oh my nice try!) hint... tell the bank you cant find one of grandpa's coins and that it was gold and worth about 300-500 dollars.

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