Cashing in his pennies

NC_pennies1028_700x394Ruston, Louisiana — (KTVE) Otha Anders has been collecting pennies since the 1960s, and he’s finally cashing in.

Anders took 15 five-gallon water jugs full of coins to the Origin Bank in Ruston, Louisiana Tuesday.

I have not spent a penny in 40 plus years. I would break a dollar before I would spend a penny,” Anders said.

In the end, he hauled in more than half a million pennies, or $5,136.

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