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    Jun 2016
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    Another bag of halves

    I stopped by one of my banks to fill up the half dollar bag and then buy it from them. When the teller handed me the bag I could see a bright white rim staring at me. I haven't opened it yet so I'll let you know what the results are. The teller asks me if I want some two dollar bills and I say of course. I got my first red seal from a bank . And it's a star note. Not the best condition but I'll take it. Sweet.Click image for larger version. 

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    Wow I learned something today. I always thought that the star was always on the right side, guess I was wrong all these years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny5 View Post
    Wow I learned something today. I always thought that the star was always on the right side, guess I was wrong all these years.
    Modern replacement notes have the asterisk (star) following the SN. Early ones had it preceding the SN - like OP's.

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    Jun 2016
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    So not a whole lot in that bag. 2 franklins and 2 proofs. Oh well. I'll take it. Click image for larger version. 

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    Greastart, port ewen ace and TxAg like this.

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    Aug 2012
    Massachusetts
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    You are lucky you can buy bags! I have tried 15 different banks and they all say they are contracted by the armored car companies. 1 did sell me a bag of halves and dimes but not sure if they will do it again.
    2018
    10c - CWR 21r / 2 : BWR 30r / 0 BAGs 0bg / 0
    10c Boxes 0 / 0
    25c - CWR 22r / 1 : BWR 0r / 0 BAGs 1 bag / 2
    50c CWR 4r / 0 90% 0 40% : BWR 0r / 0 90% 0 40% Loose 109 / 10 40% , 1 90% - CC part bags 0/ 0 90% 0 40%
    50c Boxes 12 / 18 90% 39 40%
    Best find: 2010, 40 Walkers in 2 CWRs
    Pre 2017 totals: Halves: 62 90% 128 40% , Dimes: 60 , Quarters: 5

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    Apr 2011
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben Cartwright SASS View Post
    You are lucky you can buy bags! I have tried 15 different banks and they all say they are contracted by the armored car companies. 1 did sell me a bag of halves and dimes but not sure if they will do it again.
    This is where building relationships with the banks come in. I got that same response for years, but eventually I got several branches to sell them to me in a regular basis, even though other branches of the same bank would not.

 

 

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