Worth one cent

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by lordmarcovan, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    But still kinda fun.

    Quite a lot of original red left for a 57 year old cent found in circulation.

    Post your "face value, but fun" finds.

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  3. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    That's been in someone piggy bank for quite some time.
     
  4. TexAg

    TexAg Well-Known Member

    Keeping with the red Lincoln theme, here’s mine pulled from a CWR yesterday that was half Wheaties & half 1959-D through 1962-D. Lots of other red Memorials in this roll but this was the best one. 85DC4F16-9866-49B5-9EFF-85362ED1AEC8.jpeg
     
  5. Numismat

    Numismat World coin enthusiast Supporter

    Has not one sly cherrypicker offered you 2 cents for it yet? (2 cents shipped, of course)
     
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  6. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Well-Known Member

    Here's one of mine I found in a cent tray, at the loco gas station .
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  7. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Guardian of The Farce, & Dead-Eye Master

    I'm seeing way more than the usual number of surprisingly stout older cents lately. I don't know why. Older guys from the roll hoarding era who are dying off is my best guess.
     
  8. JayF

    JayF Active Member

    This is what I collect the most...old modern coins in "pretty shiny" state :

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  9. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Guardian of The Farce, & Dead-Eye Master

    I have one Dansco album set aside for "found" cents. No mint set pulls, no individually purchased coins. The only type I put in there are circulation finds and loose coins from bulk auction lots.
     
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  10. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    Those all look like error coins to me....oh wait, sorry, I just came from a newbie thread & my mind is still foggy! :smuggrin:

    It is exciting to find such nice older cents in circulation, & I agree with Kurts comment (#6) above. :)

    And let me apologize now, if you see I am starting to ramble. My wife finally retired on Friday, & it's just starting to kick in that.............:jawdrop::cyclops::confused::eek:
     
  11. Beefer518

    Beefer518 Well-Known Member

    @lordmarcovan - I think what you have there is the rare 'inverted date 1961' cent! Can't be sure from the pics, but my guts says it is! ;)
     
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  12. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    Got this metal detecting, so the condition was surprising. And it looks better in hand.
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  13. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

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  14. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Yeah. Those just jump at you. I'm a knucklehead. I just enjoy them then re gift them. grandbabies gett the beauties. Nice job lord. You hunk
     
  15. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    You got to be lying. Really. Lol. Someone must of threw that in your path
     
  16. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    Well I didn't dig it up out of the soil, it was just under some wood chips.
    I very rarely/ almost never, lie.
     
  17. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Wow... You must have been detecting in a climate controlled bank vault! I never seen anything that sweet come out of the ground. Nice!
     
  18. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Aha! I see I should have read a bit further prior to posting.... You would make a perfect fishing partner.
     
  19. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    I found it metal detecting. I don't always have to dig a hole to find something.
    Sometimes you can just brush away some wood chips at the surface.
    I am done with this thread.
     
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  20. JayF

    JayF Active Member

    It's all going to my daughter, whether she keeps them or gift them is up to her. I'm also putting together a few sets of 2010 to 2017 shiny zincoins, dimes and quarters. I plan to put them in little jars and bury them somewhere wherever I travel and hopefully some future coin hunters find them years from now still in good shape and get a nice shiny surprise. Hopefully, the zinc outlasts the find lol.
     
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  21. Stork

    Stork I deliver Supporter

    A few months ago my husband and I got these, plus a silver certificate bill in change:
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    We do find a wheatie every so often, but the silver certificate was a surprise. There is a retirement home nearby and I suspect that the 'grands' coin stashes are the source.

    More recently was this one--not fancy, or even a wheatie, but it was fun to take its picture:
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