Gold Rush! CA Couple Finds Buried Rare Coin Stash

    (AP Photo/Saddle Ridge Hoard discoverers via Kagin's, Inc.)

    (AP Photo/Saddle Ridge Hoard discoverers via Kagin's, Inc.)
    (AP Photo/Saddle Ridge Hoard discoverers via Kagin’s, Inc.)

    Talk about buried treasure! An unexpected windfall for a California couple out walking their dog.

    FOX News Radio’s Jane Metzler has the details:

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    A different kind of gold rush! Buried in the shadow of an old tree on their rural property in Northern California, on a path they walked on for years.

    (AP Photo/Saddle Ridge Hoard discoverers via Kagin's, Inc.)
    (AP Photo/Saddle Ridge Hoard discoverers via Kagin’s, Inc.)

    A husband and wife finding 1,427 gold coins when she bent down to examine a rusty can. From 1847 to 1894, most of the coins in mint condition. Whoever put them in the ground probably buried them shortly after they went into circulation.

    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    Coin experts consider some of them so rare, they could bring nearly a million dollars apiece at auction. The couple saying they’ll use the cash to pay off bills and donate to charity.

    Jane Metzler. Fox News radio.