444 Ike Dollars 3/9/2010
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  1. #1
    Dec 2009

    444 Ike Dollars 3/9/2010

    I asked for halves and 'large dollar coins' today, the teller produced a bag of 444 Ikes!

    When I asked how they got so many Ikes, the teller said they have been in the vault for many years. Nobody had asked for them before, and they were glad to be rid of them.

    No Morgans, Peace, or S mint mark Ikes were in the bag, it was all clad.

    Also got $186 in loose halves, which were all clad too.

    It was still fun to look through them all.

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  2. #2
    Aug 2009

    Re: 444 Ike Dollars 3/9/2010

    Bring those Ikes to a few coin dealers. I hear a few people get $1.10 for them. Otherwise, send them back into circulation.

  3. #3

    Jun 2008
    1 times

    Re: 444 Ike Dollars 3/9/2010

    Awesome score! I would keep most of the IKEs, and spend a couple of hundred just for fun, and to see how people reacted.

  4. #4
    Mar 2008
    4 times

    Re: 444 Ike Dollars 3/9/2010

    There are a couple of other things to look for. Like 1973 is pretty rare and 72P had 3 variety's and 76 has variety's as well.

    CRH Mojo "Thanks For buying American"

  5. #5
    Mar 2009
    ace 250
    49 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: 444 Ike Dollars 3/9/2010

    That's a ton of ikes man
    2012 finds

    40%- 88

    A lot of garage sale gold and silver!

  6. #6
    Jan 2010
    Fisher F2
    2 times

    Re: 444 Ike Dollars 3/9/2010

    My Credit Union was able to get me a $1000.00 bag of Ikes last year. Man was it heavy! I was hoping I would find a few silver dollars. I didn't find any SILVER though. I saved the best coins for each date. Never asked for another. Maybe I will try agin sometime.

  7. #7
    Jan 2010
    54 times

    Re: 444 Ike Dollars 3/9/2010

    Hey atx_kt, I recommend that you definitely go through them for the better conditioned ones and try to get a few of each year to make some sets. If they have been in that vault all that time they should be in very high grade. The others you can give as gifts or tips. I do that with the ones I get and everybody loves to get them.

  8. #8
    Charter Member
    Feb 2008
    Great Lakes State
    3762 times
    silver surfing
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    Re: 444 Ike Dollars 3/9/2010

    I've found that a full bag of Ikes makes for a nice boat anchor.



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