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    Searching a single customer roll results in some strange finds.

    The head teller at my bank recently agreed to save all the rolls of pennies that customers bring in as long as I pick them up every Wednesday morning. My planned fishing trip was cancelled yesterday because of the rain and high winds so I spent most of the day searching rolls. I am accustomed to finding an occasional foreign coin in rolls but this one was different. The entire roll appeared to be foreign coins until I checked them all and found two US Three Cent pieces included. I guess the person who collected the coins only looked that the reverse of the three cent pieces and assumed they were foreign. It made my day!
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    Those are neat finds! I think both of those dates come in silver or coppernickel, but the little silver ones have the star on the obv.

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    That's cool!!!
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    (A.K.A. Elmer Fudd) Be verwy verwy quiet... I'm hunting coins!!! Good Hunting!!!

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    What a great example of the mystery attached to searching Lincolns!! It would make my day also!!

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    What a nice treat in those CWR's! Sounds like you have a great relationship with your bank, cool to have a nice source for CWR's! Way to go!

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    From foreign coin disappointment to "Excellent surprise".

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    Nice find in customer rolls. Love going through rolls that customers bring into the bank. I ask my tellers for customer rolls every time i go into the bank.

    Congrats on your find
    "2012 Finds HERE"

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    Very cool finds for sure!! I've messed a little with the shield nickels but not at all familiar with the 3 cent piece. Those are a fantastic find searching Lincolns!!

 

 

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