Proof Coins from my bank!

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by 1stSgt22, Aug 15, 2022.

  1. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Was at the local, hometown bank today and my lovely wife noticed they had some proof sets for sale! The 2019S set also included this 2019W proof cent! Lines are in the plastic holder. Middle picture is of the proof sets still in the boxes! Will post pictures of the proof sets in other threads. IMG_1027[1].JPG IMG_1023[1].JPG

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  3. lardan

    lardan Supporter! Supporter

    Nice find.
     
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  4. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    What in the world? Is your bank going into the coin-shop business on the side?
     
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  5. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    My bank don't do dat
     
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  6. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Tell your dog I said hi!

    Cool. Can you share how much they charged you for each set?
     
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  7. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    $50.00 each plus tax! They have two left and I plan to go back and get them!
     
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  8. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    NO! They said this is the last time doing this!
     
  9. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    I wonder if they were part of a donation for a charity drive. My bank does it for collection of food.
     
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  10. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Odd for a bank to sell them but good for you. You hit it just right.
     
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  11. KBBPLL

    KBBPLL Well-Known Member

    Definitely odd. I can see a bank giving them away as a promotion to open an account or something, but selling them?
     
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  12. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Did someone go into the bank and sell them at face value or something? Then the bank decided to try and sell them for more than face?
     
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  13. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Last year I bought some ASE from that same branch. The other branches are not selling them!!! It is weird, but I'm glad they ahve them!
     
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  14. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Yes, I would be as well. Hope you get the others.
     
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  15. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    Usually when you see a bank selling coins the coins belong to a local dealer who is using the bank as a selling point with the bank getting a commission on the sales.
     
  16. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Wow, I had the impression that banks in general would want nothing to do with anything like that under their roof. Seems like it would crash headlong into all sorts of banking-specific regulations.
     
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  17. charley

    charley Well-Known Member

    I must interject: baloney.
     
  18. SilverMike

    SilverMike Well-Known Member

    Doesn’t seem like a great deal for clad proof sets.
     
  19. Jim Dale

    Jim Dale Well-Known Member

    I can't even get a crisp new bill from my credit union. I like to give them to my grandchildren and soon a great grandchild (they haven't told me if it is a girl or boy yet.) for birthdays.
     
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