Believe It Or Not...

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by tommyc03, Sep 17, 2021.

  1. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    This afternoon I walked by a vending machine and stuck my hand in the return coin slot and found this, along with a 1930 & 1937 wheat cents. I usually don't take the time to do this. 1854 Napoleon III 10 Centimes. I can't imagine what the owner thought he was doing or what type of coins he thought he had. What were the chances? img928.jpg img928.jpg img927.jpg
     
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  3. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    cool find.
     
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error Specialist "in Training "

    Like I said before. One man's trash is another man's treasure.:happy:
     
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  5. charley

    charley Well-Known Member

    Probably thought it was Canadian
     
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  6. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    WOW:jawdrop::jawdrop:.
     
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  7. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Guess if the machine didn't want it, he didn't want it either. Glad you spotted it!
     
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  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I bet you’ll be checking more vending machines from now on. Just hit the coin return level first. That’s a great find.
     
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  9. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    Squeeze the staples please.
     
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  10. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    I've been trying to keep track of this. My stapler is getting tired. It knows I'm retired and want to join the party.
     
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  11. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    You can buy "flat staplers" at Wal-Mart and most office supply stores.
    I recommend this from personal experience.
     
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  12. cplradar

    cplradar Talmud Chuchum


    why?
     
  13. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    Back in 1983 I bought a nice unc. '57 Wash. quarter. Wasn't paying attention,
    when I put it into the quarter 2x2 box, I scratched a real nice '56-D piece.
    That went from a $25 coin to melt.
     
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