Local treasure hunters find Civil War-era coin

While hoping to come across some spare change left over from the Delano July 4th celebration with their Metal detectors, local treasure hunters Rob and Chantelle Pendleton recently found an 1863 Indian Head Penny Tuesday, July 5. The couple said they found the coin about an inch underground, on the berm near Central Park where people gathered to view the fireworks. Rob speculates that the coin got pushed closer to the surface when the berm was created.

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