Jul 30, 2012, 12:21 PM
My Best Reject Tray Finds - Hunt Log
Saturday I was dumping some dimes at TD Bank, and I decided to be nice & drop off 1/2 at one, 1/2 at another, so I wouldn't fill the bag. Well, I was very happy I stopped at Bank #2.
When I got the machine going, I heard some coins spin around, and then some large clunk-clunk-clunk drop into the reject tray. So I think, maybe some big foreign coins, etc. I happily pull 6 silver quarters out with a few of my dimes in the tray! Whoa! I stuck my finger into the tube and pulled out one more!
7 silver quarters! What beats silver at face value? Free Silver! Silver quarters are awesome because they are "rare" imo. Wife took the bank run trip with me and even she was impressed!
I will post a photo/dates/mint marks when I get home later! - Happy hunting, Jonathan
UPDATE: My Second (Best) TD Bank find
Same TD Bank today, saw the coin bag blocking the reject tube. When I filled the bags, I positioned myself to get the tube contents. I saw a couple silver rosies in the machine near the tube. Grabbed all the change in/around tube with permission. Got 7 silver rosies today! Boo-yaa! Will post silver dimes & repost silver quarters tonight at home! Also scored at an estate sale on the way to work this morning, check out the post here: Indian Motorcycle Razor need help (& sterling silver thimble) - $10
Last edited by Mr. Silver Stash; Aug 16, 2012 at 07:02 PM.
Jul 30, 2012, 12:23 PM
Nice Score! Congrats.
Jul 30, 2012, 12:32 PM
R.I.P. Rich Hartford, You'll be missed.
awesome!! penny arcades by me do not spit out any silver, i did get my only 3 silver quarters over the years from reject trays of penny arcades far away though.
Jul 30, 2012, 12:39 PM
WOWW NICEEE!!! My bank has the counter behind the ... counter... haha anyway how would i go about asking if there were any rejects i could have?
Jul 30, 2012, 12:41 PM
I agree, quarters are rare. Great score. Congrats on being able to impress the wife also.
Jul 30, 2012, 01:21 PM
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Jul 30, 2012, 09:24 PM
1964 x 2
Jul 30, 2012, 09:31 PM
I stopped at a supermarket this morning on the way to work. I found 20+ pennies in the coinstar.
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Barber: 0 - Walkers: 0 - Bens: 0 - Kens: 0
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Jul 30, 2012, 10:33 PM
Seeker of enough wealth to quit my job.
I snagged a quarter from the reject tray today too! .......only mine was clad... Lol not complaining about free money but I am yet to find anything but clad in there.
Jul 31, 2012, 01:20 PM
Congrats, I've only found one silver quarter from the machines.
Last edited by sagittarius98; Aug 22, 2012 at 03:39 PM.
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.
Jul 31, 2012, 01:29 PM
Nice! I dumped some halves in a Coinstar (I get the Amazon gift cert to use for text books) and it didn't count them all. It kept 2 but it counted a few dimes. I was even but I told the woman at the counter that the machine was off because it counted some dimes that I didn't put in. She opened it up to see what was going on and discovered my halves stuck along with other dimes. She gave them all to me so I came out a head a couple dollars.
I also noticed the debris cup was about to overflow with coins in it. But she couldn't detach it from the machine and wouldn't let me reach into it. I wonder how many gold rings are just waiting in there ready to be collected... Maybe next time she'll let me dirty my hands and retrieve them.
Jul 31, 2012, 02:09 PM
Wait do coinstar machines have the tube kinda like td bank where the silver coins get stuck in the tube and never reach the tray? If that's the case then I have to check more often!
Nice finds by the way! Love those silver quarters
Jul 31, 2012, 02:13 PM
It says invalid attachment? Anyone else not able to see the pic? Good score, I thought the Penny Arcade accepted silver coins. You should hit this one up often to check for rejected silver.
Originally Posted by jonathanmilon
Jul 31, 2012, 02:25 PM
I couldn't see the picture either
Aug 03, 2012, 01:24 PM
Will repost pictures tonight!
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