Non-live WWI ammunition round filled with old coins and bills discovered at Michigan home

Round discovery
Posted at 1:15 PM, Oct 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 13:15:00-04

(WXYZ) — A non-live WWI ammunition round was discovered at a Lansing residence over the weekend containing a hidden treasure trove of old coins and bills, Michigan State Police said on Twitter.

According to police, MSP assisted Lansing Police after people cleaning out a family member’s house discovered what appeared to be an ammunition round. Bomb squad reportedly determined it was not a live round.

After a closer inspection, they discovered the WWI non-live ammunition contained coins and bills ranging from the 1800s and early 1900s.

The non-live round was turned over to authorities and family was able to keep the coins and bills inside, according to police.