What is was your luckiest coin find?

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by satootoko, Dec 11, 2006.

  1. satootoko

    satootoko Retired

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  3. venus

    venus New Member

    Did I post something wrong or off subject or strange? Just new here and wanted to join in. Please let me know.
    By the time I finished typing my post other people had posted similair things ...... and I posted was and is both by mistake on the title and couldn't undo it.
  4. NathansCoin

    NathansCoin New Member

    i bought a morgan dollar once for 30 bucks thatturned out to be worth 1,250.00
  5. venus

    venus New Member

    nice, very nice
  6. NathansCoin

    NathansCoin New Member

    actaully read my post 1981 clear S. that a pretty good find that i didnt know i had. lol
  7. schmuel

    schmuel New Member

    Well i just got a mint coin december 10.06 i think that is the luckiest one i got:high5:
  8. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    Just take your time, and do your best.
    And, Welcome
  9. satootoko

    satootoko Retired

    My question simply was - and is - what country issued a "European Robin", when, in what denomination, and in what metallic composition?
  10. glaciermi

    glaciermi Senior Member

    You know.. I have no idea, but for some reason I feel that I'm about to catapulted over a castle wall by Tim the Enchanter..

    so.. i will answer Red..mmm.. no! Green!!
  11. Mikjo0

    Mikjo0 Numismatist

    Hi Venus,
    Welcome to the forum where no question is strange or unusual except some of the ones I ask.:eek:
    I found my 1914d lincoln cent in change and it's a key date for those of us that collect them.It's worth over $100.
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  12. Cloudsweeper99

    Cloudsweeper99 Treasure Hunter

    I'm hoping that I haven't made my luckiest coin find yet.
  13. Coinlover

    Coinlover The Coin Collector

    a dateless barber quarter for a quarter, a 1924S peace for $14, a 1880 indian for a buck.
  14. der_meister77

    der_meister77 Senior Member

    I really like cloudsweeper's mentality on his coin find! I feel the same.
  15. Sure take the easy answer.:D

    Pulled this out of a vending machine. Others I've seen sell for $400-$500. I bought it out of the change bin for .25!


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  16. Aidan Work

    Aidan Work New Member

    I have lost count of how many times I have made a lucky find,especially in British Commonwealth coins.

  17. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    I will presume that that is a missing clad layer?
    If so, real nice find.
    As far as luckiest find? Still thinking about that one.
    The Other Frank
  18. Yes other Frank, it is missing the reverse clad layer.

    Should we be capitalizing the word other? As in Other Frank. :p
  19. Just Carl

    Just Carl Numismatist

    My best find was when I asked at a garage/yard sale if they had any old jars of cans of coins laying around. The lady said yes they have this jar of pennies they were going to use as change for the sale. I asked if I could see it. I offered to buy the jar. They made me sit there and count the change. I can't remember the exact amount but I ended up offering them $50 for it and they took it. The bottom contained about $5 face value of Indian Cents with the rest, about $30 face of all Lincoln Cents prior to 1950 and almost all between EF and UNC.
  20. umtrr-author

    umtrr-author Thalia and Kieran's Dad

    I would have to say that the luckiest coin find was the nice looking 1959-D Memorial Cent at the bottom of the bank that Thalia Elizabeth accidently broke one Sunday afternoon not too long ago. That led directly to her interest in coins, then Queen Elizabeth, and then meeting all of you nice people!
  21. venus

    venus New Member

    Actually I had hoped someone could help me with what a Eurpoean Robin was. Can find not much information about it. What I have found (via ebay) that there were various birds, depicted on "coins" and made from silver and I think the year was 1971. I will take a picture of the one I have later today. It is really nice, I would hope to collect the remaining ones in the series. Used the word coin, for lack of the correct word to use. My mentality goes, if it is round, silver and rolls, it's a coin.
    Thanks for my welcome and your posts. Would love to hear from anyone who knows who minted these round, flat, silver things with birds on the.
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