Roll-searchers, post your results!

Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by chicken_little, Oct 24, 2005.

  1. admrose

    admrose Member

    If anyone ever found a key date or gold in a coin roll they'd:

    1) Assume it was counterfeit or altered
    2) Be correct about 1
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  3. Moto450

    Moto450 Member

    I doing My first box of Nickels, What years do you keep? I'm getting a lot of 1964 so I have been putting them a side for now. I'm sure this has been asked before.

    I have gotten 1 War & a bunch of 40's and 50's
  4. admrose

    admrose Member

    I keep any proofs, SMS coins, wars (obviously), any S mintmark and 2009's. I also keep any pre-60's for resale.

    Jefferson key date: 1950-D

    Semi Key dates (under 10 mil minted): 1938 D + S, 1939 D + S, 1949-S, 1950, 1951-S, 1955
  5. SilverevliS

    SilverevliS New Member

    I think BCArthur was referring to a teller wishing good luck in finding gold. I hope nobody expects to find a gold half dollar :)
  6. Moto450

    Moto450 Member

    Thanks, I did find a 68 69 70 S Proofs, as soon as I"m done I will go through the dates. I found a few that look brand new in the 50's
  7. Inquisitive

    Inquisitive Starting 2 know something

    2 boxes of dimes - 1 '42 Canadian

    Also from $5 in loose halves - '68, '64
  8. admrose

    admrose Member

    Those are not proofs per se. Those years were minted as both proof and business strikes. In 1968 for example there were 100 million business strikes compared to only 3 million proof strikes. Almost every S from those three years that you find in a roll will be a business strike. I just follow the "Always save an S" philosophy. If you're more selective then look for the mirrored finish which is indicative of a proof coin.
  9. rockyyaknow

    rockyyaknow Well-Known Member

    It is just iggnorant to mark coins like that. Marking rolls is a different story.
  10. Moto450

    Moto450 Member

    The 69 I found is a Proof it is Glowing the others shine but it is extremely Glossy. OH and I found 1 1955
  11. Moto450

    Moto450 Member

    I hope My Half's come in tomorrow, loomis back ordered them on My twice now.
  12. TaborTot22

    TaborTot22 Well-Known Member

    Box of Halves: Skunk
    But I did find this: a 1902 British Penny.
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  13. SilverevliS

    SilverevliS New Member

    Marking a roll is as useless as marking the coin itself, if you are attempting to keep track of coins you've searched. Many people who search coins discard the paper rolls. But even if they were reused how can you be sure the same coins go into the same roll or even the same box for that matter.

    To mark rolls within your collection is another story. If that's the case why would anyone mark a coin in their own collection?
  14. ewrath57

    ewrath57 New Member

    $80 quarters: skunk
    Box of nickels: brand new.
    Whats with all these brand new nickel boxes I'm getting?
  15. scottishmoney

    scottishmoney Bammed

    $90 in halves - several rolls of BU 1971 and 1972-D - ho hum.
    $400 in Dimes - 1 1964-D
    $300 in Nickels - 2 Silver war nickels, the rest was the usual tripe from the 40s and 50s.
    $70 in cents 1925, 1934 6 GVI from Canada, and the usual pile of tripe from the 40s and 50s. Oh got a cute little Bermuda cent with a pig on it from 1970 - my 8 year old daughter pilfered it and put it in her hoard though.
  16. scottishmoney

    scottishmoney Bammed

    For while there in late 08-and through 09 I never saw new coins at all. All old. It was great. Now the economy seems to be picking up steam slowly and the mint is cranking out more new stuff. Good economy is not so good for me. Sometimes I won't buy new coins, other times if I have another bank that is holding onto old stuff that they won't sell because of commercial customers I buy the new stuff and facilitate a trade since commercial customers prefer new coins. It all works out. Pays to have so many tellers on the prowl for you.
  17. 4 boxes in halves
    first box: one 1967 (found in the first roll)
    second box: SKUNKED
    third box: SKUNKED
    fourth box: SKUNKED
    4 more boxes tomorrow. I hope that those will be better...
  18. rockyyaknow

    rockyyaknow Well-Known Member

    My comment was in regards to damaging a coin by marking it up. Marking a paper roll causes no damage.
  19. admrose

    admrose Member

    This weekend's project: 12,500 cents.
  20. pballer225

    pballer225 Member

    That's a lot worse than a regular sharpie... now I'm paranoid if any in my book have UV light marks that I need to check for... Jerk move
  21. Glide446

    Glide446 New Member

    6th box of 1/2's... skunked again.....
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