Monday, July 30, 2007

New House

The past few days have sure been busy. My wife and I moved to our new house. We love it. If any of our family is reading this and helped us out, thank you! We couldn't have done it without all of your help.

Despite the move I managed to do a bit of coin roll hunting. The obsession continued. I worked through two batches of hand rolled coins and a few boxes of coins. Before I got the coins to search I dumped a big load of them at my favorite dump spot. In the reject bin of the Coin Star machine I found one penny, one nickel, six dimes (one was a 1963!), two quarters and some Canadian. Not bad!

In total I searched 1,360 quarters. I found nine Canadians. My no silver quarters streak continued, but in the Canadians were two I needed, a 2006 RCM and a 1973 Small Bust.

In 6,000 dimes three silver Rosies (1948S, 2 x 1964) and twenty-two Canadians were found. In those were two varieties I needed, the 1948S and a 2007 RCM Canadian.

The nickels were even better. I looked through 4,440 of them and found one dateless Buffalo, two War Time nickels (1944D, 1945P), thirty-eight Canadians, one Bermuda nickel, and one Bahama nickel. Two of the Canadians were ones I needed, a 2006 RCM and a 2007 RCM.

The pennies weren't so good. I only searched 1,350 of them. I found only two Wheats, but I did find thirty-nine Canadians. In the Canadians were two keepers, 2005P and 2007 RCM.

Last night I replaced all of the energy wasting old style bulbs inside our new house with CFLs, except for a few special size bulbs I need to locate, and discovered that our closest grocery store discounts the bill by 3 cents for every cloth bag one uses.

Found: 7 pennies (2 at Shaw's, 2 at Sovereign Bank, 1 in Waltham Center, 2 at U-Haul), 1 nickel (at Sovereign Bank), 6 dimes (at Sovereign Bank), 2 quarters (at Sovereign Bank), 3 Foreign (at Sovereign Bank)