Montreal Bank refuses to deposit $800 in coins...

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by ewomack, Sep 18, 2019.

  1. ewomack

    ewomack Senior Member Supporter

    It's actually worse, according to the piece, the bank said it no longer accepts any coins.
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  3. Legomaster1

    Legomaster1 Cointalk Patron

    However, why doesn't he actually just spend the toonies? They are kind of a large denom. coin- worth $1.50.
    About the rest of his coins, it is obviously absurd that a banking institution would decline legal tender.
    "Grocery stores, they love coins." Well, they source their change from banks- not from consumers.
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  4. masterswimmer

    masterswimmer Well-Known Member

    I'd absolutely, 100%, without a doubt withdraw all deposits and close my accounts at said bank. I'd also try to get a grassroots boycott going to hit the bank where it hurts most. Their deposits and bottom line.
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  5. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    This nonsense went back a few years ago when folks went to deposit commemorative issues
  6. Inspector43

    Inspector43 70 Year Collector

    I thought Toonies were a $2 coin.
  7. Legomaster1

    Legomaster1 Cointalk Patron

    I forgot to clarify- $2 CAD is $1.5 USD
  8. afm1982

    afm1982 Miami has the Dolphins...

    It's like the bank branches here that are going "all-automated."

    No body seems to appreciate money anymore :(
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  9. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    Sacrilege! Coins are the best kind of money, money can buy!
  10. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Quiet, or I'll sic the dogs on you....... devil.gif
  11. xCoin-Hoarder'92x

    xCoin-Hoarder'92x Well-Known Member

    What kind of bank refuses coins? :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
  12. xCoin-Hoarder'92x

    xCoin-Hoarder'92x Well-Known Member

    Ouch. Just a handful of years ago they'd be worth more than $2 USD!
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  13. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    The kind that have figured out that they don’t make any profit on the transaction.
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  14. xCoin-Hoarder'92x

    xCoin-Hoarder'92x Well-Known Member

    I thought it was unusual that I have a US Bank branch that doesn't have mint rolled coins, still they deposit coins even if it's all pennies. :p
  15. ewomack

    ewomack Senior Member Supporter

    My bank exiled and obliterated its automatic change counter over a year ago. If I have change to count (which, sadly, I rarely do these days) I have to use my wife's bank. I took that as a potential sign that currency was no longer welcome there. Sigh.
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