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18 Jun 2017

"6 Months of saved pocket change"...

Coins | Kepi

It was time to empty the ol' jar of saved pocket change from about 6 months of tossing it in everyday!  Always exciting to see what you might find and how much you actually saved.  This jar full weighed about 19 pounds, netted me $225.00 and after going through every coin I found one 1964 Silver Quarter. Not bad for a day of fun!   : )    Now to start all over again!      Who else saves all their change?

Comments

Conan Barbarian

Level 5

nice find. i have one of those but don't get enough change as $200

user_7579

Level 4

I save all change then I sort batches and examine with a hand held digital microscope when time permits. It is amazing how many collector coins get spent at gas stations.

World_Coin_Nut

Level 5

I have been saving my spare change for years. The wife isn't patient enough to let it build up. She always rolls it as soon as there is enough to.

"SUN"

Level 6

Wow! Sounds like fun. Nice going to the 1964 quarter.

user_9073

Level 5

I save my change everyday too but for less that 6 months. I occasionally find something. I have blogged about a proof nickel I found not long ago. But what do you do with the rest of the money. I roll it up. Exchange it at the bank and add it to my stash to buy coins and books. That seems to help my budget since I usually over spend my monthly numismatic budget anyway.

Kepi

Level 6

I roll it up too. Trade it in at the bank and you got it...save to buy a special coin. : )

Mike

Level 7

Thanks Kepi and a happy Father's day to you. I have gone thru two large banks and didn't find much. A few things but I had a blast as sure as I know you did. Thanks and enjoy for the pictures and your find. Mike.

Longstrider

Level 6

WOW!! I heard from an undisclosed source, that's used to work at a bank, that the pick-up companies, such as Garda and Brinks, run their coins through a counter that picks out silver. How are we to make an extra find? Thanks Kepi. Let us know how the next jar goes, please!

CoinLady

Level 6

Love the pic! yes, I do that too. I read in one of those financial tips books that it's a good idea to save change in a jar. I've been doing it for years. And you found a silver quarter too! Once I found a SBA dollar in my holdings. I guess someone thought it was a quarter.

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