From the bank

Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by Double Die, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. Double Die

    Double Die I know just enough to be dangerous

    Went to my local branch of a major bank and after my transaction I asked the young lady behind the counter if they had any Ikes or halves I could buy from them. All she could produce were 3 half dollars and asked if I'd like to see them? I took them, looked them over, and gladly purchased them from her. The top 2 were a 71 & 74 Kennedy's, and on the bottom was a pleasant surprise... a 47 WLHD. She's showing her age, but I sure didn't expect this to be one of the coins. The 71 looks like it has railroad rim?

    Not a bad $1.50 spent.

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    No.. Slight Collar Clash
     
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  4. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    As paddy said.
     
  5. Bambam8778

    Bambam8778 Well-Known Member

    Nice teller find!! I am starting to always ask for large dollars, small dollar and half's. I have only gotten lucky once but got $20 in Ikes and $10 in half's and they had 1 silver in it so i consider that a great find! What's your rate of success?
     
  6. Double Die

    Double Die I know just enough to be dangerous

    Unfortunately one of the other tellers at the bank knows to keep an eye out himself on anything silver. Only once before did I get a keeper (minor DDR) from an Ike. It won't keep me from trying still even though they don't get or keep a lot of Ike's or halves.
     
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  7. awesomeitems

    awesomeitems Hobo Nickel Carver

    Wow! Neat find with the 1947.
     
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