A Wheat Farmer Became a Free Mason. (Wheat penny and Masonic chapter 8 penny)

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by kden, Feb 9, 2020.

  1. kden

    kden Active Member

    Not too smart about this coin stuff just now getting into it because of an inheritance. Wondered about a few coins. I know this could be a quick google but a bunch of etsy posts come up and I don’t trust those lmao, and this Masonic chapter penny looks to be some sort of mystery.

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 I'm a professional expert in specializing! Supporter

    Good that you know that.. Never trust etsy!

    The wheat cent looks to be in pretty good condition.
    What does it state in the back? A say about $2.00 or $3.00

    The Mason penny is cool. There have been a few threads on CoinTalk concerning them. Someone will price it better than me.

    Welcome to CoinTalk!
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  4. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Collecting Since 1948 Supporter

    I'll google something and get that Esty stuff. Very irritating. Then the search engines start posting ads on your home pages. Wish there was a way to stop it. Nice coins and welcome.
  5. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    Welcome to CT. That 1945D is a beauty. It may not be worth a lot, but nice to add for a collection. Did you inherit a cent album, or just loose coins in 2x2?
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  6. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    This is why I clear all cookies and caches at the end of each day and have "no tracking" on at all times.
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  7. kden

    kden Active Member

    I inherited a lot of loose coins in old 2x2s
    And a lot more loose in plastic bags. I was quick to get everything in a new 2x2 but quick is the wrong word to use because it took me 2 weeks and $50 in 2x2s haha. I hope to post the full collection as soon as I figure out the mystery coins I can’t read. I posted them if anyone’s Interested in helping.
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  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Nice looking coins.
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  9. kden

    kden Active Member

    Thank you if you know anything about the Masonic coin let me know. I know they are given to members and this one is very old. Not sure the exact date but it shows the chapter 8 organization date. That’s all I know
  10. Heavymetal

    Heavymetal Supporter! Supporter

    70A8AE25-A2B1-42DE-A419-E8AD54F871EA.jpeg D4B399D6-227D-4343-9AE4-D75B9D0B2E3C.jpeg Your R.A.M. Penny is not as old as you think. Date is when the chapter was organized.
    Here’s my father’s
    He was born 1921
    Value today: Priceless
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  11. kden

    kden Active Member

    I was suspecting this because I didn’t think the coin could’ve been made the same day as the organization but I didn’t have any other hint haha. I hope to find someone that knows a lot more than I do about the freemasons.
  12. kden

    kden Active Member

    Very cool that you know who the owner was. I hope to find out how my grandfather came into possession of this coin.
  13. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    I only have this Image_1127.JPG Image_1129.JPG medal. I can't read the date.
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  15. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

    Actually 1915 is what MCMXV is....M is 1000, C is 100; so MCM is 1900...X is 10 and V is 5...
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  16. kden

    kden Active Member

    Sorry thank you I got my answer from google haha.
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