A South Carolina couple found a forgotten treasure while settling into their new home — dozens of gold and silver coins worth thousands of dollars.
James Munford was checking out the built-in drawers in his closet last month, when he found two cases holding 46 gold Liberty $5 coins and 18 Morgan silver dollars that were made in the 1800s.
“They looked real old, like they were really worth a lot of money,” Munford said.
Munford and his wife, Clarrisa, are both retired from the Army and closed on the Columbia home in mid-October.
He texted pictures of the coins to the home’s former owner and made arrangements to return them.
“I was just thinking, you know, they’re not