If your roll is short

Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by myownprivy, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. myownprivy

    myownprivy Well-Known Member

    Do you tell the bank and request compensation?
     
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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Nope. Part of the game we play.
     
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  4. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball Cannot Re-Member

    Of course, I would! If I was short on a deposit, do you think the bank would overlook it?

    Chris
     
  5. Rheingold

    Rheingold Well-Known Member

    Short of Lincolns? No
    Short of Kennedys? Maybe
     
  6. Kasia

    Kasia Got my learning hat on

    same as when I get a canadian nickel or quarter or cent, etc.
     
  7. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer ad astera per aspera

    How can you prove it though? You could've just taken the coins out according to them
     
  8. myownprivy

    myownprivy Well-Known Member

    Right. So if you get a whole box, I'd imagine it would be strange to say they were short. But if you get a single roll of quarters at the bank and notice there it is one short or has one Canadian or one Panamanian quarter, you can easily get compensated while still there.
     
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  9. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    I’ve never complained about being short while roll hunting, but I have no issue if someone decides to. The question becomes: how do you prove it?
     
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  10. Shrews1994

    Shrews1994 KIND OF A BIG DEAL.

    I was never short. I gained. I had about five dimes in one single roll of pennies .
     
  11. Kasia

    Kasia Got my learning hat on

    Gaining dimes in the cent rolls happens. Has happened to me a few times.
     
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  12. LaCointessa

    LaCointessa Supporter! Supporter

    I have found dimes in cent rolls enough times that I know i am way ahead -- at least 10 times. And i know I have not been short 100 pennies...so...
     
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  13. Evan8

    Evan8 Old Soul

    Coin collectors are almost always short a few cents of a full roll...
     
  14. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    I've also in the end come up on top. Not just because of all the silver I pull out, but because of some of the redeemable foreign coins I get. My favorite is getting half francs in my dimes, because it's like finding a half dollar each time. :)
     
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  15. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer ad astera per aspera

    Yeah, I have 38 Bicentennial quarters...
     
  16. Evan8

    Evan8 Old Soul

    I have over 12,000 wheats. All counted for and stored in 1 quart mason jars, 1200 per jar. And those are just the circulated ones.
     
  17. 1941wheatpenny

    1941wheatpenny New Member

    How long did it take to acquire, count, and sort all of those wheat pennies?
     
  18. Kasia

    Kasia Got my learning hat on

    Lets just put it this way. I found a coin that netted me about 150-160$ (I had it slabbed before I sold it). I think that one has more than paid for the comparatively few that come in rolls instead of US ones or if a roll is short by a coin. And it gave me the confidence that , yes, you can indeed find a MS-66 coin in your coin rolls.
     
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  19. Evan8

    Evan8 Old Soul

    Well ive been collecting almost 20 years now. I was 7 when i started.
     
  20. Histman

    Histman Too Many Coins, Not Enough Time!

    I have been doing it so long that I have been short in rolls and over in others. I find extra quarters in certain types of rolls I pick up at my bank every Friday. These are CWR, so I'm not sure what the deal is. Nonetheless, when I see the roll I know it will have an extra quarter. After all these years I figure it balances out.
     
  21. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball Cannot Re-Member

    Speak for yourself!

    Chris:wacky::wacky::wacky:
     
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