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    2020: Those Barren CWR

    Had a late start hunting this year, didn't pick any boxes of coins up until this past weekend. I picked up a box of halves, a box of dimes, and a box of nickels.

    But I suppose it was worth it to take the first week and some days of January off to recharge, because all the boxes gave up silver.

    The box of nickels gave up two war nickels:

    1944P
    1944D

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    The box of halves gave up two 90%ers and six 40%ers:

    1953D Ben
    1964
    1965 x 2
    1966
    1967
    1968D
    1969D

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    And, yes, I finally broke a 50+ dime box skunk streak that lasted almost all of 2019 with a box of that gave up three Roosies:

    1957
    1963D
    1965

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    The lack in quality of the dime picture is because my younger son wanted to snap it from his phone, which was my old piece of crap, that I gave him to play around with. So I obliged him.

    Anyway... what a good start to 2020!

    And as things fell apart
    Nobody paid much attention

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    Congrats! Always nice to start the year out like that.
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    That's great good start for 2020
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    Great start to 2020! Happy to hear the dime box streak ended... 50+ boxes is crazy bad luck. Were you on a streak of a lot of new boxes?
    CRH 2019 silver to date 75.3591 oz

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zomotion View Post
    Great start to 2020! Happy to hear the dime box streak ended... 50+ boxes is crazy bad luck. Were you on a streak of a lot of new boxes?
    Yeah, I saw A LOT of full 2019 boxes and quite a few full 2018 boxes as well. I just kept plugging along going through them though because there was one that had just a few coins that weren't brand new and one of those few coins was silver. I have it listed as one of my "highlights" in my 2019 thread in my year-end wrap up post.
    And as things fell apart
    Nobody paid much attention

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    Ed

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    Nice finds.....goes to show that there's still some good stuff out there.
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    Looks like a pretty strong start. Nice finds!
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    Cool! I used to blow thru boxes of nickels via edge-hunting for the war types, I later ended up dumping my large collection of 1946-60 though.
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    David

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    May your hot streak continue throughout 2020. I have never searched coin rolls but you have made think seriously about starting.
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    Nice start to 2020 and congrats on breaking that awful dime skunk streak. I have a 17 box dime skunk streak and I told my tellers to just slap me if I ask for another dime box.
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    For continuity purposes: Another one!
    And as things fell apart
    Nobody paid much attention

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    Picked up a box of halves over the weekend, it gave up a lone 90%er: 1963 Ben.
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    And as things fell apart
    Nobody paid much attention

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    Picked up $170 in CWR of halves + $200 in MWR of dimes yesterday, both of which gave up silver.

    Halves gave up one lone 40%er: 1968D.

    Dimes gave up a single Roosie: 1948S.
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    And as things fell apart
    Nobody paid much attention

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    Picked up a box of halves yesterday, it gave up two 40%ers:

    1967
    1976S Bicentennial

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    And as things fell apart
    Nobody paid much attention

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    Picked up $500 in halves yesterday from one of my pick-up banks.

    On the phone, they said they had a box. But when I got there, what they gave me was this:

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    A mix of customer- and a few different machine-wrapped rolls. Some of the CWR were rewrapped machine rolls.

    But, I did spy three enders from the MWR:

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    All of the CWR were skunks, as well as the MWR from Brinks. But out of the other $180 in MWR, I scored thirteen 40%ers!

    1965
    1966
    1967 x 5
    1968D x 3
    1969D x 3

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    Man, I wish I would've gotten a full box of those MWR that gave up the 40%ers! Probably would've been a really good one.

    And as things fell apart
    Nobody paid much attention

 

 
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