Aug 04, 2012, 12:50 AM
You did not just find a gold $2.50 eagle in a roll of pennies..
Aug 04, 2012, 12:58 AM
Seeker of enough wealth to quit my job.
Aug 04, 2012, 01:05 AM
Originally Posted by jnb1994
Cents: IH (1), Wheats (371), 09 DDR (2), WAM (2-'98, 1-'00)
Nickels: V (1), Buffalo (4), War (24), Proof (2/0*)
Dimes: Merc (0), Rosie (5)
Quarters: Standing Liberty (0), Washington (1)
Halves: Walker (0), Franklin (3), 90% (20), 40% (86), 74D DDO (5), 82P No FG (9), 72D No FG (3) Proof (18/1*), Commem (1)
Aug 04, 2012, 01:17 AM
Ill happily trade that for a penny...since you're short one and all...
Seriously, thats an epic find. Congrats.
Aug 04, 2012, 02:08 AM
Daaaaammmmnnn!!!!! that should go banner!!!!!!!! .........HH
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Aug 04, 2012, 03:36 AM
I found a silver 20 centavo in very bad condition before in a penny roll.
Aug 04, 2012, 04:33 AM
They sell for $250 to $405 per eBay completed auctions.. If you really found that in pennies great find & I am floored!
Originally Posted by jnb1994
Aug 04, 2012, 05:21 AM
wow thats awesome!! I heard of a couple people finding gold while CRH so its definitly not impossible , but im guessing you could buy every box of pennys in your state for the next 20 years and not find another. great catch! this is what being in the right place at the right time means for CRH!
Aug 04, 2012, 05:28 AM
Awesome! Just one question though...is the picture flipped or something? Because the indian and eagle are supposed to face to the left.
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Aug 04, 2012, 05:59 AM
Good eye, Red. The inversion is the camera, though. If you blow up the pictures, you will note the lettering on the canvas bag has the letters upside down and backwards. Note the "R". Also, if you note the Brinks box in the background, you will see the "$25 pennies" (I hate the use of pennies and not cents) label. It too is inverted.
Originally Posted by red89
Aug 04, 2012, 06:23 AM
Aug 04, 2012, 06:24 AM
Interesting find. I do legitimately call shenanigans on this one, and according to the forum rules I'm allowed to.
I can't tell based on your web cam pictures, as I'd like to see higher resolution photos, but it appears to be stamped "COPY" on the forward shoulder of the Indian. Could you provide a higher resolution picture?
If I am wrong, congratulations on the find.
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Aug 04, 2012, 06:32 AM
I'd pack it in - you'll never top that!
............... after you check the rest, that is.
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Aug 04, 2012, 07:46 AM
That's only the 2nd time i've heard of someone finding a gold coin in a roll! A huge congrats! If you have any coin dealers near you, it might be a good idea to show it to them for an opinion on grade, value, etc. WTG from a fellow New Jersian.
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Aug 04, 2012, 07:58 AM
OMG i wish i found gold!!!
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