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  1. #1
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    James

    Jun 2012
    Ohio
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    Average wheats per box of cents?

    Don't know if this is already a thread or not, but I got my first brinks box today and I got 16 wheats all 40's and 50's. Is that average?
    2013 Goals:

    30/250 Silver Dimes
    2043/2500 Wheat Cents
    6/10 Indian Head Cents
    0/1 1984 DDO/Doubled Ear
    0/1 1995 DDO Cent
    2/1 1999 WAM Cent
    4/10 WAM Cents (not including 99s)

    Lifetime Goals:

    0/1 1992 P/D Close AM Cent
    0/1 1988D RDV-006
    0/1 1983 DDR

    Current Bankroll: $150

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    I would say that is really good.I did a box today and only got 6 wheats.

  4. #3
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    James

    Jun 2012
    Ohio
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    Beginners luck I guess
    2013 Goals:

    30/250 Silver Dimes
    2043/2500 Wheat Cents
    6/10 Indian Head Cents
    0/1 1984 DDO/Doubled Ear
    0/1 1995 DDO Cent
    2/1 1999 WAM Cent
    4/10 WAM Cents (not including 99s)

    Lifetime Goals:

    0/1 1992 P/D Close AM Cent
    0/1 1988D RDV-006
    0/1 1983 DDR

    Current Bankroll: $150

  5. #4

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    Yeah the first box of cents i ever did had 23 wheats and a 1905 indian head. You never know what you will find.and thats why i keep doing this.And for silver of course.lol

  6. #5
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    James

    Jun 2012
    Ohio
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    You must have done your first box a long time ago if you got all that. I've searcher a total of roughly $100 over the past 4 days and only have 56 wheats.
    2013 Goals:

    30/250 Silver Dimes
    2043/2500 Wheat Cents
    6/10 Indian Head Cents
    0/1 1984 DDO/Doubled Ear
    0/1 1995 DDO Cent
    2/1 1999 WAM Cent
    4/10 WAM Cents (not including 99s)

    Lifetime Goals:

    0/1 1992 P/D Close AM Cent
    0/1 1988D RDV-006
    0/1 1983 DDR

    Current Bankroll: $150

  7. #6
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    R.I.P. Rich Hartford, You'll be missed.

    Feb 2011
    Mississippi
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    anywhere from 6 to 30 is a good guess, usually around 10 though.
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    BuffaloBoy

  8. #7

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    I do 50$ in nickels and 25$ in pennies a week.i have been at it maybe 25 weeks or so.I average about 9 wheats a box.and only 1 steelie and 1 indian head.and about 300 canadian.

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    James

    Jun 2012
    Ohio
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    Ok so about 1 every 4 rolls is good. That's enough to keep me going. I'm so excited for next week! Who knows what I'll find.
    2013 Goals:

    30/250 Silver Dimes
    2043/2500 Wheat Cents
    6/10 Indian Head Cents
    0/1 1984 DDO/Doubled Ear
    0/1 1995 DDO Cent
    2/1 1999 WAM Cent
    4/10 WAM Cents (not including 99s)

    Lifetime Goals:

    0/1 1992 P/D Close AM Cent
    0/1 1988D RDV-006
    0/1 1983 DDR

    Current Bankroll: $150

  10. #9

    May 2012
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    I got maybe 25-30 wheats in june.so you got me beat.

  11. #10

    May 2012
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    Do you do anything besides pennies?

  12. #11
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    James

    Jun 2012
    Ohio
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    I'm 16 and I don't have a lot of money. I might do nickels if I get enough cash to buy a box every week.
    2013 Goals:

    30/250 Silver Dimes
    2043/2500 Wheat Cents
    6/10 Indian Head Cents
    0/1 1984 DDO/Doubled Ear
    0/1 1995 DDO Cent
    2/1 1999 WAM Cent
    4/10 WAM Cents (not including 99s)

    Lifetime Goals:

    0/1 1992 P/D Close AM Cent
    0/1 1988D RDV-006
    0/1 1983 DDR

    Current Bankroll: $150

  13. #12

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    Do you hand sort and hand wrap or does your dump bank have a coin counter?

  14. #13
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    James

    Jun 2012
    Ohio
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    Unfortunately I have to hand sort and wrap. My bank doesn't have a coin dump machine. I don't think any of them by me do. I'll go looking because it sure would help. I've been keeping the copper to sell for a profit of $30 on the $100 on eBay. Might as well I figure less to get rid of too.
    2013 Goals:

    30/250 Silver Dimes
    2043/2500 Wheat Cents
    6/10 Indian Head Cents
    0/1 1984 DDO/Doubled Ear
    0/1 1995 DDO Cent
    2/1 1999 WAM Cent
    4/10 WAM Cents (not including 99s)

    Lifetime Goals:

    0/1 1992 P/D Close AM Cent
    0/1 1988D RDV-006
    0/1 1983 DDR

    Current Bankroll: $150

  15. #14

    May 2012
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    I also hand sort and wrap but its worth for the stuff i get.I only have 50$ to play with every week so on monday i get 50$ in nickels.go through,roll up,and I draw a black line in sharpie down the roll so i dont get them back.take em back wednesday and get a box of pennies and 12 rolls of nickels.then i have til the next monday to get the pennies re wrapped.

  16. #15

    May 2012
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    In my 6 month career of crh i have found 9 war nicks,2 readable buffalos,2 rolls of pre '57 nickels,6 rolls of wheats,2 proof nickels,a 1949 quarter from the teller tray,and a 1964 and 1967 half from the teller tray.

  17. #16
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    James

    Jun 2012
    Ohio
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    276 times
    Nickels seem sort of pointless though...I know people do them but what can you get out of them? I know buffalos but those are probably hard to find. 1950D's? And war times? That's it?
    2013 Goals:

    30/250 Silver Dimes
    2043/2500 Wheat Cents
    6/10 Indian Head Cents
    0/1 1984 DDO/Doubled Ear
    0/1 1995 DDO Cent
    2/1 1999 WAM Cent
    4/10 WAM Cents (not including 99s)

    Lifetime Goals:

    0/1 1992 P/D Close AM Cent
    0/1 1988D RDV-006
    0/1 1983 DDR

    Current Bankroll: $150

  18. #17

    May 2012
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    33 times
    I think they produce better than pennies unless you are doing it just for the copper in the pennies.in pennies you get a wheat every 4-5 rolls.For me with nickels i get a war nick about every 20-25 rolls and i get a pre '57 just about every roll.i have only gotten 1 v-nickel.very worn 1906.

  19. #18
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    James

    Jun 2012
    Ohio
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    276 times
    I think I'm just going to stick with pennies for now and then in a few months if pennies get old go to nickels for a while.
    2013 Goals:

    30/250 Silver Dimes
    2043/2500 Wheat Cents
    6/10 Indian Head Cents
    0/1 1984 DDO/Doubled Ear
    0/1 1995 DDO Cent
    2/1 1999 WAM Cent
    4/10 WAM Cents (not including 99s)

    Lifetime Goals:

    0/1 1992 P/D Close AM Cent
    0/1 1988D RDV-006
    0/1 1983 DDR

    Current Bankroll: $150

  20. #19

    May 2012
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    Hey its your choice and i respect that.

  21. #20
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    James

    Jun 2012
    Ohio
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    276 times
    Wait what is good in the pre 57's?
    2013 Goals:

    30/250 Silver Dimes
    2043/2500 Wheat Cents
    6/10 Indian Head Cents
    0/1 1984 DDO/Doubled Ear
    0/1 1995 DDO Cent
    2/1 1999 WAM Cent
    4/10 WAM Cents (not including 99s)

    Lifetime Goals:

    0/1 1992 P/D Close AM Cent
    0/1 1988D RDV-006
    0/1 1983 DDR

    Current Bankroll: $150

 

 
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