How many in a box?

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by tmoneyeagles, May 16, 2009.

  1. tmoneyeagles

    tmoneyeagles Indian Buffalo Gatherer

    Just to make sure...

    If I go to the bank, and get boxes of things, how many rolls, and what is the face value

    Pennies-$25 and 50 rolls

    What about nickels, and dimes, quarters and halves?
    Thanks everyone :)
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  3. andrew289

    andrew289 Senior Analyst

    I have a couple boxes of nickels and they are a $100 box ..50 rolls x $20 in a roll.
    I also have 4-5 quarters boxes and they are a $500 box ...50 rolls at $10 in a roll.

    I never had an interest in dimes. I hate Rosies.
  4. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    Dimes are $250 box. Got one o look for any 2009 :(. Decided not to open more than 5 rolls. Nada.

  5. tmoneyeagles

    tmoneyeagles Indian Buffalo Gatherer

    Okay thanks guys...
    It would be sweet if I could get some 09's of anything! LOL
  6. TheNoost

    TheNoost huldufolk

    Halves also come in a $500 box.
  7. the_man12

    the_man12 Amateur Photographer

    I think you mean $2 per nickel roll.
  8. byrd740

    byrd740 Numismatist

    That's what I was just thinking. A $20 roll would be huge!
  9. tmoneyeagles

    tmoneyeagles Indian Buffalo Gatherer

    So everything is 50 rolls to a box, basically :)
    Makes sense :)
  10. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    We oldtimers tend to think of bags rather than boxes. A bag was 100 rolls or $50, $200, $500, $1000, and $1000 for cents through half dollars. A box is half a bag.

    Dollar coins are a little different though. The old large size dollars were $1000 bags or 50 rolls and thy never came in boxes as far as I know. The small size dollars came $2000 to the bag or 80 $25 rolls. And they come in 10, 20, and 40 roll boxes ($250, $500, and $1000)

    Gold coins came in $5,000, $10,000, and $20,000 bags for half eagles through double eagles I don't know if quarter eagles came in $2,500 or $5,000 bags, They didn't come in boxes either.
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