Jun 10, 2012, 10:53 PM
less than a month. no real collection beforehand.
No silver yet
160 in nickels. 1931 canadian 5 cents piece found. maybe 50 pre 1961 american nickels for my collection.
$20 in pennies (5 wheats from 40's and 50's, 2 copper canadian pennies, approx $3 in copper pennies.)
$12 in halves - nothing.
$10 in dimes - nothing
Various pocket change/Metal detected coins/found on ground and coinstar - nothing but a few foreign and tokens.
Jun 10, 2012 10:53 PM
Jun 10, 2012, 11:54 PM
I've only been CRH for almost 4 months, and I haven't been consistent about it. Things are looking up lately though.
"Those who fail to prepare are preparing to fail." -Benjamin Franklin
Jun 11, 2012, 03:37 AM
I started in mid-January of this year. It has been an awesome ride that keeps getting better every day!
|2013 CRH Half Dollar Totals
Skunks: 5995 - Keepers: 14 - Total Searched: 6009
Barber: 0 - Walkers: 0 - Bens: 1 - Kens: 3
Kens: 10 - 1776-1976: 0
Best Metal Detecting Find for 2013
Best Garage Sale Find for 2013
Jun 11, 2012, 10:56 AM
Started about 3-4 weeks ago and have learned a lot from you guys in that short period.
Decided to start CRH after going through some old coins that were my grandpa's with my mom on Mother's Day. Had also purchased junk and bullion silver before that. Really no need now that I know where to look for it.
2012 Half Dollar CRH Totals
(Beginning May 2012)
Amount Searched: $6516.00
Clad Proofs: 4
Silver Proofs: 0
Jun 11, 2012, 11:59 AM
Poet—Traveler—Soldier of Fortune
June 3rd was 3 months for me.
Coffee's for closers only.
Jun 11, 2012, 03:48 PM
"Hello from deep within the copper mines of Western Kentucky."
"Keep your hands off of my stack."
Jun 11, 2012, 08:20 PM
The Mad CRH
About a year and 3 months.
Jun 11, 2012, 08:45 PM
about 2 months but I used to collect foreign coins back in 2008-09..I purchase from Ebay lots of foreign coins..I guess that was the start of it..
Goal for 2012:
40% = 400
90% = 100
Walker = 10
Ben = 10
Merc = 10
90% = 50
Buff = 10
War = 10
"I'm more than active, I live here!
Jun 11, 2012, 09:15 PM
I've been CRHing about 1 year and 7 months. Was thinking about buying some silver way back then,so I goggled free silver and came across this site. I liked the idea of getting silver at face value. I read all the old posts on CRHing for a couple of months. But reading and doing it were different. I was shy at first, but now I play all the crazy games with the tellers to get at those shiny coins. I love the hunt.
Jun 12, 2012, 06:38 PM
What were your results?
Originally Posted by maine_Jim
1/100 of an American dollar is a cent. It is NOT a penny. The word penny is used by several other countries, such as Great Britain, to denote their smallest denomination. In order to be numismatically correct, you must use the term cent to describe the American coin.
Originally Posted by Edmund Burke
Jun 12, 2012, 11:36 PM
started around 1967 or 1968. Off and on since then until last 10 years when I retired and started at it in a serious manner
Jun 13, 2012, 12:41 AM
I've been doing this seriously for about a year.
However, I started hunting nickels in 1976 from laundromat coin machines.
A dime would give you two nickels. If you didn't want them, you put them back in to get a dime, which would give you two nickels. I SHOULD HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR THE DIMES ALONG WITH THE NICKELS . And then I forgot about it until last year.
I got started as a direct result of learning about the imminent collapse of the present economy and that only gold and silver are real money.
Love the forum; it's great entertainment.
Keep on Rollin' !
Jun 13, 2012, 01:33 AM
Interesting stories guys. I started CRH in about '87 @ age 13. I used to ride my bike into town with $8-10 & buy nickel rolls. Id go across the street & trade them in for different ones. I found a lot of wheats & war nicks back then. I didn't get into halves until last year, after finding this forum. I am getting close to 200 ounces of silver now.I wish I had known how much silver is out there in half rolls/boxes!
Jun 13, 2012, 10:21 AM
2 years on and off but right now i am doing 28 boxes a week, my one bank might cut me off that orders me 14 boxes a week. The only reason i am on and off with this hobby is being cut off from ordering
Jun 13, 2012, 07:50 PM
Ive ben doing it for 4 yearsstarted of. With just pennies. But in may of last year i sarted to do halves and every thing else
Originally Posted by halvesplease
Jul 10, 2012, 10:58 AM
R.I.P. Rich Hartford, You'll be missed.
Jul 10, 2012, 02:47 PM
Ordering boxes for about 8 months, been collecting for most of my life out of pocket change.
Jul 10, 2012, 03:04 PM
Jul 10, 2012, 03:19 PM
I've been going through rolls of cents and nickels since the spring of 2008. I tried a couple of boxes of dimes and a box of halves back then but didn't find any silver and didn't really have any money to do more than nickels and dimes. I started doing halves on a weekly basis last October and I try to do a box of dimes or any CWR of dimes anytime I have extra money. I've been collecting any foreign coin I come across since I can remember.
Jul 10, 2012, 03:45 PM
Mid 2009 is when I was introduced late 2009 early 2010 is when I started and got hooked. Took a small break for school and plan on picking it back up in the fall! I can't wait!
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