IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – “When I was in high school in 1949, I had a little tobacco sack full of coins that my father had given me and somebody wanted to by them. I had no idea what they were but I said no I couldn’t sell them because I got it from him. He gave me a coin book and showed me how to collect coins and it started from there,” Charles Carpenter said.
The 82-year-old had no idea that sack of coins would spark a passion
“Oh, millions probably,” Carpenter said.
A collection of millions of coins.