Where is the best place to get boxes of halves?

Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by *coins, May 2, 2018.

  1. *coins

    *coins Well-Known Member

    Is there a certain bank that anyone would recommend to get boxes of halves at? Mine don't ever have many in their vaults (some none at all), so I usually end up with about 4 rolls per week.
    Is there a certain bank that has boxes of halves?
     
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  3. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    And about where do you live?


    Otherwise try Rapid Merchant Capital, in Sweet Grass, Montana (no guarantees).
     
  4. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Lol. Banks don't regularly keep halves in stock. Halves are a PITA to banks. For that reason, they dump them to their Reserves the minute those armored trucks roll in once a week. That said, any bank can get you halves. Your job is to smooth-talk them into it. Are you beginning to get the idea, now? :)
     
  5. Dougmeister

    Dougmeister Well-Known Member

  6. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

  7. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Yes, I'm blunt! Get over your "feeeeelings".

    What about those Chinese plants where they make fake ones, mangle them, and return them to the US Mint for replacements?
     
  8. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Yes, I'm blunt! Get over your "feeeeelings".

    If I were a banker (and be s-o-o-o-o-o-o glad I'm not), I would tell all CRHers to go take a flying leap.
     
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  9. *coins

    *coins Well-Known Member

    Ok, I'll have to ask about that. Thanks.
     
  10. Wheels

    Wheels Active Member

    Nope, banks usually don’t carry those. I have asked tellers randomly when doing other errands and I always get the - no we don’t have those - One can buy dollar coin pieces and sometimes not even those
     
  11. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    I can walk into my credit union and get as many as I want though I've never asked for a box. They always have many in hand for their used for student games and promotions, etc.

    So it all depends upon where you are at and what are available. Though it seems more and more ppl are having problems getting and dumping them.
     
  12. Sullysullinburg

    Sullysullinburg Well-Known Member

    It’s possible for any bank to get halfs. If you’re going to ask a bank to order them for you, I suggest having an account with them, and being nice.
     
  13. NLL

    NLL Well-Known Member

    I can understand some of them but why all? Coin roll hunting is my only real ethical way of filling slots and books and it helps me cope with high anxiety.
     
  14. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Yes, I'm blunt! Get over your "feeeeelings".

    The answer is simple - that’s not what the banking system is there for.
     
  15. NLL

    NLL Well-Known Member

    Fair enough.
     
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