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  1. #1

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    Half of a half bag

    2 years ago a credit union used to sell me half dollar bags stopped because they said Brinks took over maintenance of it and the Credit Union did not have a key to it anymore.
    Well, today the manager called me and said that they took over the coin machine again and that they had to do maintenance on the machine and took all the coins out.
    If I wanted what half dollars were in it I needed to come down today as they ship out coins on friday.
    $571.00 in halves.
    Then he told me that there will be no silver in it because the machine is calibrated to reject silver.
    I took it anyway.
    (17) silver halves
    (6) 40%
    (7) 1964
    (2) Bens
    (2) WL
    PLUS there was $572.50 in halves
    $19.00 quarter
    $1.30 dimes
    .25 Nickels
    .19 cents
    Lots of foreign coins including a
    1913 Commenwealth of Australia
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    Forgot the silverClick image for larger version. 

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  3. #3
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    SCORE! Nice haul.
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    I'd take all that silvah that is not in there too!

  5. #5
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    Don't you just love it when they are WRONG.

  6. #6

    Dec 2014
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dozer D View Post
    Don't you just love it when they are WRONG.
    Yup!
    An Ode
    To William Jefferson Clinton

    He smoked but didn't inhale
    Poked, but didn't impale
    Made aware of the dress
    He was forced to confess
    A snail can't deny his own trail

  7. #7

    Jan 2016
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    I can't wait till they call me to come get another bag that has no silver it it.

  8. #8

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    Well that must have been fun. Congrats!
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    You gotta love it!
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    If it was calibrated to reject silver I wonder what it rejected? Ask the manager to turn off that feature.
    at yard sales I am dollardan

  11. #11
    us
    Sep 2011
    Denver, Colorado
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    I don't think I'd call and have the manager change anything. Just keep doing what you're doing!

 

 

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