What is your best or most valuable CRH find?

Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by coloradobryan, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. coloradobryan

    coloradobryan Well-Known Member

    My best find is a 1969-S Doubled Die, Graded XF-45 by ANACS. Found while searching 18 dollars of cents from a local bank. Other graded finds are a 1960 D/D SD over LD, and a 1998 and a 2000 wide AM. Ungraded finds: 1942 D/ hor. D nickel in XF-40, and a 1974-d Doubled Die half in AU-50, but that one is a dog with roller damage. There are other minor ones I've found such as cuds, etc.

    What is your best so far?
     
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  3. harris498

    harris498 Accumulator

    Lets see that 1969-S DD!
     
  4. Dougmeister

    Dougmeister Well-Known Member

    It'd be interesting for people to also post the approximate values of their finds.

    My best has been a 1999 WAM, approximate grade AU. Value ~$100.
     
  5. coloradobryan

    coloradobryan Well-Known Member

    The 1969-s Doubled die was sold at the Heritage Beverly hills auction in November, but you can look it up, lot #3600. When I found it, it was covered in crud, so be sure to check the cruddy coins before you throw them into the reject pile!
     
  6. coloradobryan

    coloradobryan Well-Known Member

    I've been looking for the 1999 WAM, but no luck so far. Being this close to Denver, most of what I find is Denver coins, unless the box I get has coins sourced from the east coast.
     
  7. stldanceartist

    stldanceartist Minister of Silly Walks Supporter

    My best find from CRH (and I'm assuming this also includes CBH - Coin Bag Hunting) was a men's 14k gold wedding band. Best coin I ever found CRH...I'm thinking maybe my 1977 D Kennedy Half DDO-001 NGC MS62?
     
  8. coop

    coop Senior Member

    Years back after reading about the 2004 DDR's I started thinking: If this could happen that year, I'm checking other years for the same DDR on a different date. That led me to find this one:
    2002D-1dr-001 coppercoins #
    2002-D WDDR-002 Wexler #
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    http://www.coppercoins.com/lincoln/diestate.php?date=2002&die_id=2002d1dr001&die_state=mds

    So I learned to keep your options open for years where there are no listing yet. You might be the first one to find something new.
     
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  9. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    1924 mercury dime.
     
  10. bryantallard

    bryantallard show me the money....so i can look through it

    17 or 18 silver kennedy proofs with a bunch of clad proofs. clad and silver were consecutive years
    2 1883 no cents v nickels
    1982 Lincoln cud
    1971 Lincoln ddo
    and my best "coin" find in CWR
    was my 2004 iowa missing its obv clad layer
    these are my best 5
    numerous 72 ddo's a couple 002's are the best.
    2 95 ddo's (one a nice red)
    numerous cuds. (mostly state quarters because they are somewhat common.
     

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  11. 712

    712 Constatutionalist, U.S.N. Viet Nam vet 66'

    My greatest finds were while cherry picking on eBay, 3 raw 1861-O seated half dollars. I had them graded by PCGS. The first graded XF40 CSA Obverse FS-401 (FS-007) WB-102. The second was graded F15 CSA Obverse FS-401 (FS-007) WB-102. The third was graded F12 CSA Obverse FS-401 (FS-007) WB-102. A coin similar to the XF-40 sold by Heritage Auctions 8/2014 brought $4700.00, last Heritage Auction for an F-12 sold for $823.00. I have no info on the F-15 coin but PCGS population is 2. Population on the F-12 is 10 and on the XF-40 is 6. I've had a lot of fun with these coins.
     
  12. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    My favorite has been my 1972 DDO #1 (my avatar). I'd love to see that 69S!
     
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  13. 712

    712 Constatutionalist, U.S.N. Viet Nam vet 66'

    I would like to see that 69-S too, please post it
     
  14. bryantallard

    bryantallard show me the money....so i can look through it

    my 82 cud sold $42. silver proofs about $10 each. 71 ddo brown with slight wear $35. a dirty 95 ddo $25. the beautiful red 95 ddo BIN $50. the iowa missing obv layer $148.51
     
  15. rockyyaknow

    rockyyaknow Well-Known Member

    1925 Canadian Nickel which is a key date for those unfamiliar with that series.
     
  16. bryantallard

    bryantallard show me the money....so i can look through it

    I save all my Canadian coins because I know nothing about them. is there a site that tells the key and semi key dates for different denominations? thanks
     
  17. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    coinsandcanada.com
     
  18. coloradobryan

    coloradobryan Well-Known Member

    I'll post a pic when I get home tonight of the 69-s ddo that I found. It was sold by heritage in November, lot 3600.
     
  19. Derry

    Derry Member

    I found the 1995-D DDO FS-041 back in 1995 in change. At the time I happened to have a couple of boxes of bank rolled 1995-D pennies that I was going to return to the bank, since I thought they were circulated when I bought them for searching. So my wife and I went went through them and found 21 more examples. I sent one to J.T. Stanton and it made the Cherrypickers' Guide as FS-041 and giving me credit. I sent two to NGC that I thought would come back as a 64 or 65 and they both came back as 67's. Overgraded in my opinion. I sold one on teletrade for $800+ a few years ago. It's pretty much the 20th anniversary of my find so I thought I'd tell my story here. I'm looking to get provenance on the rest when I get them slabbed. I still have the discovery coin, but it has some minor hairlines.
     
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  20. coloradobryan

    coloradobryan Well-Known Member

    Derry, I've been looking for the 1995-d DDO for some time now, and I don't feel it gets the credit it deserves. It's rare as hens teeth compared to the 1995 DDO! 69sddo.jpg
    Here is a pic of the 1969-s DDO that I found in May of last year. Sold it at Heritage auction in November.
     
  21. enamel7

    enamel7 Junior Member

    1916D Mercury that graded G-4
     
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