Opium Dollar

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by Heavymetal, Mar 13, 2022.

  1. Heavymetal

    Heavymetal Supporter! Supporter

    So I posted this previously on the looong Exonumia thread. In with some Silver dollars I bought was this c 1900 goodie. Your thoughts please 597968F6-6B32-49E4-B8C2-568A2AEC214A.jpeg 5C69300D-DE09-4DCD-8EE6-33745933ABA4.jpeg 837B924C-3EA0-452F-B656-7989A44C6F19.jpeg 0938D163-0150-47BE-B253-1549D8FA251D.jpeg
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  3. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Nice piece.
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  4. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Tell your dog I said hi!

    love old coins and Noah Worke like this.
  5. Southernman189

    Southernman189 Well-Known Member

    I have been hunting for one of these for YEARS. never seen a hinged. always screw types. I love yours much better congrats on that find!
  6. TheNickelGuy

    TheNickelGuy Yippie I Oh

    I saw your post over there and was gonna comment but glad I can here.
    That is so neat. I have never seen one in person.
  7. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    Cool Hideout !!
  8. Jeffjay

    Jeffjay Well-Known Member

    Very cool. Several on ebay and they are pricey.
  9. Cowinthehole

    Cowinthehole Active Member

    Ooooh!!! That's cool!
  10. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Yes, very nice! Whether they were really used to hold opium or not is debatable for sure. Still very cool to own one! :D
  11. chascat

    chascat Well-Known Member

    That would depend on the owner.
  12. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    It takes a fool to be one. Interesting to say the least thanks for sharing.
  13. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    I loved it both times. How did you acquire it?
  14. Heavymetal

    Heavymetal Supporter! Supporter

    An elderly widow, friend of my sister-in-law had some coins that her husband saved. 12 rolls of Kennedys with 13 40% mixed in, a Peace Dollar & a Morgan and this dark underweight piece. Hinge retracts in for perfect fit. Many of these have a broken hinge or back broken off.
  15. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    I absolutely love it. Now, I'll be on the look out for a similar one. Thanks for the info.
  16. mrweaseluv

    mrweaseluv Supporter! Supporter

    I remember that previous post, I said it then and will again .. Absolutely LOVE it :D
  17. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    What a fun find!!! Congrats!!
  18. Mountain Man

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