Nov 13, 2013, 05:19 PM
What is the single most interesting/valuable coin found while CRH?
I'm wondering what unlikely stuff is still out there in the wild. I haven't found anything very impressive as I don't do high volume. The best thing I have found was a half dollar that was struck partially out of the collar, making it half-broadstruck. It has a value of about $20. Still quite nice and interesting.
I'm interested in what you have found.
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Nov 13, 2013 05:19 PM
Nov 13, 2013, 05:33 PM
My personal best coins: Type II 1972 Ike, Wisconsin low leaf error quarter, AU walking liberty (date in the forties), wheat cent with date as "195", 1909 wheat cent (neither S or vdb), 1907 IH (my only one, ever). That's really about it
Nov 13, 2013, 05:33 PM
and then of course random half dollar commemoratives that are always neat unique finds
Nov 13, 2013, 05:39 PM
1928 Peace dollar I got from a bank about 3 weeks ago. Philadelphia, the KEY Peace dollar.
Nov 13, 2013, 06:20 PM
So far, a 1904 fine condition IH and a 1954 peseta
Nov 13, 2013, 06:54 PM
A 1907 S barber and a 1948 D MS franklin.
Nov 13, 2013, 07:02 PM
Early this year I found in a box of cents, a 1909-P in Ext Fine condition. Nearly flawless. Definitely going in my folder, and not the grandkids.
Nov 13, 2013, 07:10 PM
Nov 13, 2013, 08:13 PM
I recently found a 1927 English penny in a roll of halves. Not exactly a banner find, but I was pretty shocked at the time!
Nov 13, 2013, 09:25 PM
I found an 1854 large cent in a bag of half dollars. Also found a 1952 1 gulden coin (72% silver) from the netherlands in a bag of halves as well.
Nov 13, 2013, 10:34 PM
I've only been CRH for about 6 months and don't do a lot of volume. So I would have to say my coolest find was an 1899 IH cent. Found it in the first box I ever searched and I've been hooked ever since.
Nov 13, 2013, 11:13 PM
Probably my 1950 d nickel as well as my 1970 d half.
Nov 14, 2013, 02:18 AM
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Nov 14, 2013, 02:26 AM
1972 Doubled Die Lincoln cent - found it in '87. I have since upgraded to this little gem...
Nov 14, 2013, 05:19 AM
R.I.P. Rich Hartford, You'll be missed.
I don't have much of numismatic value in my crh collection but some items I've found from crh include: 1878 Indian head cent in f, AU 1939D nickel, AU 1950D nickel and a no-date T1 "S" mint buffalo nickel (1913-S T1 Buffalo without a date)
Nov 14, 2013, 06:02 AM
R.I.P Rich Hartford (We will miss you)
Nov 14, 2013, 08:09 AM
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Nov 14, 2013, 11:43 AM
My most interesting find was when my wife bought me $120 worth of halves from our local bank. One roll was made up of all foreign coins with most being English Pennies. Oldest find was a 1859 Canadian. I posted about it a year and a half ago. Birthday Halves
Nov 14, 2013, 11:48 AM
My best finds are a
1931-s wheat graded vf
And a 1869 seated half counter struck with a saloon in Kentucky
Nov 14, 2013, 03:42 PM
Would love to see a picture of that Half, sounds pretty sweet!
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