Have a time machine and $850???

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  1. BlackberryPie

    BlackberryPie I like pie

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  3. Bradley Trotter

    Bradley Trotter Well-Known Member

    National Gold Bank Notes for $400.00 to $500.00? I'd rather have two of those than paying $850.00 for a 16-D Mercury Dime. Granted, you'd probably be able to get a far better 16-D in 1974 than in 2020.
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  4. atcarroll

    atcarroll Well-Known Member

    If i had a time machine I'd get one for face value.
  5. Bradley Trotter

    Bradley Trotter Well-Known Member

    Then again, you could always have the misfortune of having a time machine that can only travel between November 2020 and November 1974. At that point, you might as well make the best of your situation.
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  6. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    I’d go to 1974 and buy $850 worth of ms better date seated coins and $20 saint Gaudens $20s.
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  7. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    I'd rather go ahead in time and get the numbers when the Powerball has reached $500 million or so.
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  8. BlackberryPie

    BlackberryPie I like pie

    What if you go in the future and are dead then can't return?
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  9. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    How could you "go to where you aren't"?:wacky::rolleyes:
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  10. serdogthehound

    serdogthehound Well-Known Member

    Me I would stop in 1974 buy two low grade 1916-D dimes and then go 1938 a by two copies of Action Comics #1 sell one and get around $5 million today :)
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  11. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    Go back in time to swipe right instead of left when having missed the mouse.
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  12. MIGuy

    MIGuy Supporter! Supporter

    Go back and invest heavily in Wang Computers and Global Crossing. History repeats itself, right?
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  13. jtlee321

    jtlee321 Well-Known Member

    I'd go to March 20th 2010.... At which point, I'd take that $850.00 and buy 170,000 BTC (Bitcoin) at $0.005 each. Which would be worth around $3,000,000,000.00 today.
  14. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    I happen to have a 1970 Blue Book . In it the book list this as 264,000 minted and at $150 in Very Fine ( highest it goes).I would by 2 also amd some Gold !!
  15. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    What are you going to take back with you to buy it? I guess you could take the time to track down $850 in 1965 - 73 quarters.
  16. manny9655

    manny9655 Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but you'd have to have banknotes from the period to pay for it. How much would a $5 silver certificate from the period set you back to buy a BU roll of 1916-Ds?
  17. atcarroll

    atcarroll Well-Known Member

    Why banknotes? Why not 5 circulated common date morgans? And where in my post did I mention a roll?
  18. manny9655

    manny9655 Well-Known Member

    You got me.
  19. Jim Dale

    Jim Dale Well-Known Member

    I don't know if anyone ever saw "Somewhere In Time" with Christopher Reeve, but he wanted to go to the past to meet with a girl of his dream. He changed his clothes to those of the era, cut his hair, and purchased coins of that era. Don't read the rest of my entry if you don't want to know the ending......
    Anyway, he got the girl to fall in love with him, but when she laughed at the clothes he was wearing, he started showing off how good it was, but then he pulled a coin from one of his pockets which was a coin from his time...1980 and was sucked back to his real time. It's a great movie for those that liked Christopher Reeve and time travel.
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  20. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    God gave me what he gave me. I'm here, I'm alive, and I'm thankful. In my opinion. Thanks for the post. Happy Holidays
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