Coin Roll Hunting FAQ v. 2.0

Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by model77, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. grapeape

    grapeape New Member

    I did the roll searching (50cent) in 2007-09 and got about 13% profit (in Ohio). anyone doing this lately? What the return like now? Hard to believe they aren't all picked over now. Is there a better denomination?
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  3. Dougmeister

    Dougmeister Well-Known Member

    I've been told that certain banks can still order them, but I've never found one that can.

    The only way that most banks have Ike dollars is if customers deposit them.
  4. Bman33

    Bman33 Well-Known Member

    I am not sure what this is. I only have my phone on me so the picture is not good. Is it a silver proof? When I opened the roll it looked like a silver then the date was 1983. It looks like 1960 and 1980 are struck on it too. Any help here? image.jpeg
  5. Lon Chaney

    Lon Chaney Well-Known Member

  6. Wheatie44

    Wheatie44 Active Member

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  7. Silver Searcher

    Silver Searcher Active Member

    Thats a cool Find!
  8. John77

    John77 Well-Known Member

    I've found three of these. I have no attachment to them, so I might throw them up on eBay as a lot at some point.
  9. aaron47

    aaron47 New Member

    Where is everyone dumping there coins now that td pulled their machines and coin star charges?
  10. Lon Chaney

    Lon Chaney Well-Known Member

    Depends on area. I use TCF. Many credit unions have them too.
  11. coloradobryan

    coloradobryan Well-Known Member

    In Denver, the wells Fargo branches have a counting machine in the lobby. Up in the mountains they have it in the vault room. Got to do a test with a counted out amount of quarters to find out if it under counts though.
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  12. TommyP

    TommyP BS detector

    Strangely, I found a couple of those during my half hunting endeavors.
  13. John77

    John77 Well-Known Member

    Not too strange, actually. There are tons of them out there. Other than the curiosity factor, they have very little value. I would happily trade one for a NIFC of any date.
  14. TommyP

    TommyP BS detector

    Have tons of NIFC's also. Not sure if one is any more valuable than the other really. I suppose the NIFC's would be but I've found a lot more of those NIFC's than the gold ones. I guess that's why I quit searching a while back. Silver is all but non existent any more.
  15. Kellyrae18

    Kellyrae18 Member

    It took me FOREVER to find a 2009 Dime. I thought i was going crazy until i realized the low mintage. Now i have them all but still!
  16. Ingegerd Blomberg

    Ingegerd Blomberg New Member

    Big help. thumbs up to this thread!
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  17. These are Original Coin rolls 2009-1954-- 100+ 1959-D-Fed Reserve Bank of Chicago & 1960 SD -6 Pack & 1960 - D -Small Date -Bank of Chase Manhatten 100+ not all bank rolls are in my pictures , i have over 100 Proof Rolls 46-S 54-S Bank Of San Fransico

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  18. NickJersey

    NickJersey Well-Known Member

    Great post. I have been searching coin rolls for several years, since I was forced into a new career. I used to find a silver coin every couple of days, but now it seems I'm lucky to find one every couple of weeks. Dimes seem more common, I'm guessing because they are harder to pick out edge checking than quarters. The most common coins I collect out of rolls now are Wheat Pennies. I can usually find 1 in a roll, sometimes 3 or 4. War Nickels are also good to look for, I'll find at least one a week. They are harder to spot because you have to look for that mint mark, most people don't know about them. Most of the good coins I get are from customers. One customer purchased cigarettes using 32 dimes, 29 Mercury,1 pre 64, 1 Canadian 64 and one clad. That was a good day. Attached is a picture of some coins I have gotten over the last couple of months, including some proofs. In the last year, the best luck I have had was what people handed me, not in rolls. IMG_20170919_094922710.jpg
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  19. bhh

    bhh Well-Known Member

    Awesome finds Nick. Welcome
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  20. MikeF

    MikeF New Member

    Oh no, just what I need, another hobby. My wife is going to kill me!

  21. texanfighter22

    texanfighter22 New Member

    So i have a question i have been buying coin rolls from a credit union called eecu. but my question is can i go to another bank called bank of america that i don't have a bank account with and get coin rolls from them or not?
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