The Salvation Army is used to getting some unusual donations in their red kettles (paper clips, Viagra, a gold dental bridge including part of a tooth), but some donations -- dropped in right along with the dollars and quarters -- are worth substantially more. 

On December 9, 2014, an anonymous woman dropped her diamond engagement ring, valued at $1,850, and her and wedding band, into a kettle in Bost…

In December of 2014 two gold pesos, valued together at nearly $3,000 were dropped into two kettles outside Wal-Marts in Pompano Beach, Florida. 

In St. Claire Shores, Michigan, an anonymous donor dropped a collectible 1980 South African Krugerrand worth $1,200 into a Salvation Army kett…