Talk about honesty!

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  1. Rushmore

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  3. expat

    expat Remember you are unique, just like everyone else

    There is still some hope left for the human race
  4. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Just read this in my news feed. Yes, there are still some decent folks out there.
  5. Hiwatt

    Hiwatt New Member

    "He just thanked me". Seems like a bit of a reward would've been in order. At least offered even if not accepted.
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  6. CamaroDMD

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    It's nice to read stories like this and see that there are decent people. Also, just because the story doesn't say the former home owner didn't give them some kind of reward doesn't mean he didn't.
  7. jamor1960

    jamor1960 The More I learn, the Less I know....

    I agree! The man didn't even realize they were missing and would not have known they were if they hadn't told him. I would have, at least, offered them a few of the coins for a reward and given them a chance to turn it down. :D
  8. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    Wow, neat find.

    Cheap owner.
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  9. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    I always wanted to believe the human race was good at its core. This article confirms it.
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  10. slackaction1

    slackaction1 Supporter! Supporter

    paddyman98 would have checked for errors first before returning them.. jus
  11. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    If I ever get to the point where I wouldn't notice that I'd misplaced forty-six half-eagles, I guess I'd make less of a big deal about a $25K loss/discovery, too.
  12. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Who's to say that they didn't return some in case of no reward , just saying . I would detect the property too .:)
  13. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    People who have their hands out looking for a reward are just the opposite of the people who did this good deed. Grow up and put your big boy pants on.
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  14. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis 2 years on CT Supporter

    I would have kept one of the morgans and one of the princess heads
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  15. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Sorry, but if they didn't return it he would be out $25,000 . They Bought the house and it's contents upon the sale. Right.
    On another note, My wife and I personally would do the same and return the Coins . It's just how we are Sir. I was just pointing out how some people can act honest but are not totally i guess .
    Happy early Thanksgiving all . God Bless .
  16. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 65 years

    I looked in my sock drawer and only found socks. How depressing.
  17. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    I looked in my sock drawer and found one of my ex's bras and burned it. Booya!
  18. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 65 years

    I hope you looked for an 1839 large cent first.
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  19. mlov43

    mlov43 주화 수집가

    Agreed. He could have at least given him a gift card (under $50) to a take out restaurant. That would have been a kind show of gratitude. At least a show.

    Are all of us coin collectors as cheap as me? Dang.
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  20. CamaroDMD

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    Maybe they did provide some kind of reward. Just because the article doesn't mention it doesn't mean it didn't happen.

    The article doesn't explicitly state they didn't give a reward.
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