Xmas came early - Fee 2020-W Qtrs

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by JeffC, Nov 21, 2020 at 9:50 PM.

  1. JeffC

    JeffC Collecting for the fun of it. Supporter

    I’ve been collecting ATB quarters since 2018. Because I don’t do any CRH-ing, I always have to look through my change. Still, I’ve been able to find everything up to 2019, plus the one with the Bats for 2020. I would really like to find some “W” mintmarks but it’s very difficult – to nearly impossible – to find one in everyday change. But, forget about the “W,” I can’t even seem to find any “P” or “D” ATB quarters (except for the Bat) so far this year. So imagine my surprise when I saw an envelope addressed to me with 4 encapsulated quarters in them, 3 of which I’ve been looking for!

    So I’m all ready to take them out of their capsules and put them in my album.

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    Suddenly, I hesitated. Don’t know why. Then I wondered why they were encapsulated in the first place. Why not just send them in flips? I would’ve been happy with P or D – anything – just to fill the slots. On a whim, I checked their MMs. Could it be? Am I that lucky? Imagine how surprised I was to see that they’re all from the West Point mint with the V75 privy mark! What a jaw-dropping moment!
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    So I decided not to put them in the album. For the album, I’ll keep on searching for Ps and Ds.

    I’m going to keep them encapsulated and put them in a case like this.

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    This isn’t the case. It’s just for an example. I’ll have to buy one.

    And then I’m gonna customize a plate to remember the kindness of someone I’ve never met – who put a big smile on my face. Something like this maybe.

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    Thank you @Beardigger for your kindness. And generosity.
     
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  3. MRC1963

    MRC1963 Member

    Wow!! That's Awesome!! Are you intent on finding those you need on your own? I would be happy to help you fill those spots. Even roll hunting I never find W mint either, but P or D I could do.
     
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    Yes , Very Nice . There are some angels after all and they reside here . ;)
     
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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Wow! How wonderful!
     
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  6. JeffC

    JeffC Collecting for the fun of it. Supporter

    Yes - for now - part of the fun is finding them in loose change. But as I get frustrated sometime in Q3 of 2021, I might take you up on your offer. Earlier this year, I posted that I was just about to give up trying to find the MAINE statehood (not ATB) quarter. That's when @Beardigger sent me one. To this day, I still look for Maine. Still nothing. But at least I've got the one Beardigger gave me.
     
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  7. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    Being from Connecticut . I like that one the best . Just Saying .
     
  8. JeffC

    JeffC Collecting for the fun of it. Supporter

    Yes - me too. I like it a lot.
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    But I also like the amazing details on WV - John Brown's Fort:
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    The ATB series has A LOT of really nice quarters. And you know what, it only cost you a quarter to keep them.
     
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  10. JeffC

    JeffC Collecting for the fun of it. Supporter

  11. Beardigger

    Beardigger Well-Known Member

    Thanks Jeff....You are too kind. You neglected to say that you sent me me a years worth of The Numismatist Magazines to read and enjoy! I am enjoying reading them, and learning a lot!
    So glad you liked the quarters~!
     
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  12. Beardigger

    Beardigger Well-Known Member

    I need to check to see if the last W for this year has been issued yet. I thought I was going to miss finding a salt river Bay......but then lady luck smiled on me. Now I'm hoping Lady Lotto will smile on me too! LOL

    EDIT: must have missed the issue date. I see some Tallgrass W's on eBay already. Have seen no TP quarters around here yet.
     
  13. JeffC

    JeffC Collecting for the fun of it. Supporter

    I think the P,D,S bags were out on the 16th. But I couldn't find any info. on the Ws.
     
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