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

  1. AceFranklin

    AceFranklin Member

    2 boxes of Halves - 1 x 40%er. Ugh. I need a monster score.
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  3. Merc Crazy

    Merc Crazy Bumbling numismatic fool

    Looks like we had an identical day. Stepping up my ordering next week, going to try and branch out so that I'll be able to get 5-6 boxes a week.
  4. ChesterCoperPot

    ChesterCoperPot Junior Member

    Lol Merc you are hardcore. I don't know if this was mentioned before, but you will someday have to buy a money bin like scrooge mcduck use to have to store all your roll finds.

    I got 2 boxes of halves to pick up tomorrow, then going on a road trip up to Madison, Wi, hoping I can find some loose silver halves on the way....I figure I'm due for a nice loose find!
  5. Merc Crazy

    Merc Crazy Bumbling numismatic fool

    I'm a bloody addict, I won't lie. Shame is, with all the effort I put into it, I'll never be able to equal the finds of, say, the Texans, simply because people around here are more aware as to what constitutes valuable coinage and whatnot... both regular joes and tellers. So naturally, less silver finds its way into circulation.

    I should have moved south when I was young and had the chance, haha.
  6. b money

    b money New Member

    $200 in dimes was a skunk, but the $50 in halves produced 4 40%er's. Yeah I'm deffinantly going in and cleaning that bank out in the morning.
  7. jensenbay

    jensenbay Well-Known Member

    Box of halves... nothing but 2 nifc's. Boxes have been bad for a while around here. Picked up 1 ike when I got the box.
  8. Yacorie

    Yacorie Junior Member

    And since I'm in Philly for a wedding - I'm going to hit all of your banks this morning !!!
  9. AceFranklin

    AceFranklin Member

    Ditto - I had another bank that was supposed to get me another box on Thursday that 'forgot' to order the coins!
  10. AceFranklin

    AceFranklin Member

    Yac - please don't tell me you're hitting Center City! I have a plan to do some road trips there this Friday.
  11. Lincoln Cents

    Lincoln Cents Cents not pennies

    Ever see a roll like the one on the bottom?
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  12. bradarv90

    bradarv90 Member

    Yep. Those are the most annoying rolls, its just best to split them open and put the left overs in a new roll.
  13. Forkeh

    Forkeh New Member

    Yup. We get them all the time at work. They're ridiculous to try and open >.<
  14. Moonshine

    Moonshine ....................

    If you are only dumping halves for instance and there are cents, nickels, etc. in the reject slot...
  15. kookoox10

    kookoox10 ANA #3168546

    Lucky enough to find some with 5 or 6 full steps and you have something there. It's difficult to generate those 1960's with those designations, especially coming from rolls. But its happened before!
  16. Merc Crazy

    Merc Crazy Bumbling numismatic fool

    2 TD boxes of dimes actually produced really well! First had three silvers, second had 4, including a '65 Canadian. Best boxes of dimes from TD in a while. Box of nickels gave up 2 Buff's ('17 and a '37) and not much else.

    Huh, I was actually thinking the same exact thing! If you wanna meet up for lunch or something, let me know.
    Pulled a '63 with FS not that long ago, that was awesome... but yeah, they're really hard to find. Besides that, I've also got a '40-something with FS, not a war nickel. Tough to find 'em though.
  17. ScottJS

    ScottJS New Member

    60 rolls of nickels

    27 pre 1960's

    0 silver

    1 dime (weird)

    6 canadians

    Best find 1956d EF

    $44.00 worth of Halves(four loose, twenty in rolls)


    Was excited to find a place that has rolls of halves however
  18. vtvick777

    vtvick777 Member

    I went through my first box of nickels today. I found 31 pre-'60, 2 candians, and a stupid non-silver '42 D. So no buffalo or silver which sucked, but I took alot out to start a album which was fun. I can't imagine a FS pre-'60 nickel, the nicest one I found was between an AU-MS 59-D, and it might have one line at most, so FS is crazy. I did notice this one random thing with the location of the mint marks on the nickels. I know with pennies the location can change slightly from one year to the next, but with a couple of the nickels I saw, it changed locations within the same year. I only looked at a couple near the end, so maybe all of them are like this, so is this normal? The P is mostly under his hair in the one to the right, and completely not in the one on the left, if this were pennies I would say thats a close and wide P, but I don't know nickels well so you tell me. img389crop.jpg
  19. AceFranklin

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  20. AceFranklin

    AceFranklin Member

    Got my weekly box from a local bank and asked if they had any extras. They could scrounge up an additional $150 in BWH's.

    Box - Skunk (4th in a row)
    150 in BWH's: 1960 Franklin and a 1981 S Proof that is in Fantastic shape. Makes me wonder...what would have happened if they gave me the other box and split the $150 out of the box I actually got.

    Merc - Are you finding the halves that you are getting are dirty on the rims? I would have missed that Ben today had I not date checked all my coins. Come to think of it. The 1 coin I've gotten out a box of halves which is about 1 out ever 5 boxes for about 6 weeks...has been filthy with bad edging.
  21. Kanderus

    Kanderus Active Member

    Ace, the Franklin that is my avatar was a gift from my great grandmother, but it's edge isn't white either. I would probably think it was a 40% at best at first glance of the rim if it were in a roll. My guess is that other time as the coins circulate they just get plain ol' dirty. For instance, the few quarters I have found pop out white, and very lustrous. The Kennedy's I have found def looked not CuNi clad, but not white like the quarters which a Franklin half SHOULD have the same coloring. I guess what I am saying is that it must just all depend on how much the coin has bounced around.
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