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Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by chicken_little, Oct 24, 2005.

  1. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    I don't have Easy Goer as my avatar for nothing. Hope you pick a winner with it! :)
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  3. jlogan

    jlogan Active Member

    box of quarters- 1968 canada, 3x non silver canadian, 1992 england 10p
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  4. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    At lunch today:
    $200 dollars - 05P
    $100 quarters - skunk for everything
    $100 dimes - skunk
  5. JohnV

    JohnV Active Member

    Today at work I found 23 wheats including a 1943 steel cent. That's now my second steel cent found in circulation.
  6. lincoln

    lincoln Junior Member

    Three boxes halves...One 68-d, one proof 1977-s, 13 NIFC.
  7. bugo

    bugo Well-Known Member

    What a find!
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  8. Knightly

    Knightly Active Member

    Box of cents

    Most of the box was 2014 D.

    1944
    1950 D
    1957 D

    1999 Canadian
  9. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    8 boxes of cents this week gave up:

    60 wheats(20 below average...ouch) including 1919, 1919s
    44 Canadian including 36(my oldest Can find), 40, 58x2, 2012
    1984 CUD
    1984 Die Clash
    1998 WAM(My 25th and 26th)
    2000 WAM (My 38th)
    1972 Masonic Symbol counterstamp
    198(?) Grease filled die
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  10. jensenbay

    jensenbay Superbowl Champions!

    I'm walking into a grocery to dump the box of cents I finished last night. I man asks me for bus fare. I'm holding a bucket full of coins. We go to the coinstar and I run about 5 bucks through and give him the ticket. I finish with the rest of my coins (gift card = no fee) and go the the bank next door...

    $9 in loose halves... 2 90% kens. Thank you Lord [​IMG]
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  11. Mr. Flute

    Mr. Flute Active Member

    box of nickels - 36 (grungy), 40-D, 40-S, 41-D, 41-S, 44-P, 47-D, 47-S, 49-S, 51, 2x56 & 57.

    A surprisingly high number of early S mints for one box.
  12. bugo

    bugo Well-Known Member

    I've had bad luck with pennies the last few days. I've searched perhaps a dozen rolls and have only found a 1946-S.
  13. JohnV

    JohnV Active Member

    Work finds:
    10 wheats and a 1944 canadian cent.
  14. jlogan

    jlogan Active Member

    loomis box of halves- 1963-D franklin, 2x 90%, 7x 40%, 1x NIFC (another 2012D)
    the bank still wont order me boxes, they just had this one laying around in the vault.
    whenever i order from the other bank all the rolls have been opened and refolded, even though the box is sealed.
    guess this proves Loomis isnt culling silver :)
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  15. NOS

    NOS Coin Hoarder

    I think Loomis culling silver is nothing more than a myth. Unless they report publicly that they do this, it is best to take the notion at face value. Also, if they do it is possible that some Loomis processing centers cull silver while others don't.

    Case in point is that in December of 2012, I bought about 10 rolls of Loomis dimes in Arizona and I found a silver dime in one of them. This surprised me as I read on here that they cull silver coins. I imagine it would take a lot of costly hardware upgrades to their machinery to be able to detect and filter silver coins.
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2014
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  16. gunnovice09

    gunnovice09 Nothing

    I agree NOS. I think a lot of the people who think loomis is culling silver haven't been searching long enough to have experienced going through SEVERAL boxes before finding any silver.
  17. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    what does NIFC stand for ?
  18. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    I am gonna search dimes today hopefully $200 worth. excited. will post results later tonight.
  19. jensenbay

    jensenbay Superbowl Champions!

    not intended for circulation (example... 1987, 2001 to date halves)
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  20. sticktuna

    sticktuna New Member

    Newbie here- so pardon my ignorance or virginity!

    I just started yesterday, always wanted to try this. I was amazed at how difficult it was to actually purchase money. But so far here is what I found.

    1 box of nickels-my first buffalo, very worn so can't see date but I could care less. I'm 40 and have not found one my entire life so far. 37 pre-1960 nickels, no wars.

    3 boxes of dimes-1 silver dime 1954 d

    1 box of pennies- 10 wheats

    1 question is there a quicker way to scan nickels? Obviously the buffalo would stand out but as for the pre-1960's? I went 1 by 1 looking at dates.
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  21. TaborTot22

    TaborTot22 Well-Known Member

    Nope. The best thing about nickels is that you never know what you'll get. Sometimes the circulated war nickels have a darker color than the others but there are a lot of worn nickels that also have a dark hue. I search 2 boxes of nickels per week and always go coin by coin when searching. It takes some time but I've found war nickels, buffalo nickels, v-nickels, canada nickels, other foreign coins. I've even heard of a guy who find a Shield Nickel in a box once.
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2014
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