My CRH Experience

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Inspector43, Dec 8, 2021.

  1. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Collecting Since 1948 Supporter

    I haven't done any CR Hunting for years. I very seldom go to town. I had to go to the bank. I thought since I haven't looked at any rolls for a long time I would try. I was interested in the supply of coins in my little town.

    Tell me if the findings indicate a good chance in my little country. Out of 10 rolls I got
    1 ea. 1951P, 1956P, 1969S and 1970S.
    Does this represent any good chance that the coins have not been through the hands of collectors? Would you buy and search here based on this?
     
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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    I'm in the DC/Baltimore metro area and I usually get boxes. I average ~10 wheats per box. So break down would be 1 wheat per 5 rolls. Looks like your small sample comes out to the same :)
     
  4. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Collecting Since 1948 Supporter

    I apologize, I did not mention that I was searching 10 rolls of Jeffersons. Sorry about that.
     
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  5. Beardigger

    Beardigger Well-Known Member

    The 69 and 70 S are cool. but not rare/ I keep all I find though just because I have a thing for S coins. The 69 S has a mintage of about 120 million nd the 70 S has about 238 Million. If out of 10 rolls, you only found 4 coins that are "keepers" ( I define keeper as anything below 1960). then it doesn't look promising to me. You might try some Customer wrapped rolls and do a mixture of pennies , nickels and quarters just to see what people may be turning in.
     
  6. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    At least you’re getting some older coins.
     
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  7. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Collecting Since 1948 Supporter

    I believe these were all customer wrapped according to the Teller. I want to test the water here. I found one wheat cent in 10 rolls of cents. It was a 1941 P. That tells me that the rolls would be random.
     
  8. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Finding Pre-60 nickels is pretty common. I usually find a handful per box I search. Finding things like war nickels or buffalos is a bit lest, maybe 1 war nick per box and a buff every 4-5 boxes.
     
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  9. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Wow…. So a fellow can still score an old Buffalo searching rolls? That’s pretty cool.
     
  10. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Sure can. They aren't super common around me but I've pulled several rolls worth in all of my searching. 2 "V" nickels as well. I think @Amberlarry22 has better results than I do though.
     
  11. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    You batted .200 on the Wheats. We got it at 1 every 6 rolls (.166), so you bettered it.
     
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  12. Beardigger

    Beardigger Well-Known Member

    I just remembered I have 8 rolls of Pennie’s I never searched. 3 bank rolled and 5 customer rolled. I’m going to search them real quick and post what I find. The bank rolls appear to be solid 2021. Let’s see.
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  13. Beardigger

    Beardigger Well-Known Member

    Yep the bank rolled we’re all 2021. The other rolls were meh. Oldest was a 1962 D. Several 70’svand 80’s.
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  14. LaCointessa

    LaCointessa Supporter! Supporter

    oh .. the customer rolls were meh...

    Thanks.
     
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