Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Here's a quick coin update. I'll write more later when I feel better.

Twenty-six small dollars didn't produce anything.

In 3,380 quarters I found nine Canadians and one UK 10 pence.

The dimes were a bit better. I searched 3,950 of them and found two silver Rosies (1954, 1963) and six Canadians.

I didn't do too great with the nickels I searched. 3,320 of them yielded eight Canadians and two US dimes.

The pennies made me feel much better. In 10,450 I found fifty-one Wheats, ninety Canadians, two US dimes and one Bermuda 1¢. That's a much better Wheat find rate than I've had in what seems like a while. Perhaps things are back on track with the pennies for me. The Wheats were:

1918, 1928, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1942D, 1944(4), 1944D, 1944S, 1945(6), 1946(4), 1946D, 1948, 1952(3), 1952D, 1953(2), 1954, 1955(2), 1956D(7), 1957(2), 1957D(5), 1958(2), 1958D(2)

A teller also saved thee Wheat pennies for me (1941, 1954D, 1957).

Found: 3 pennies (2 at Stop & Shop, 1 at Shaw's), 1 nickel (at Stop & Shop), 1 dime (at Stop & Shop), 1 quarter (at Stop & Shop), 2 foreign coins (a Canadian dime and a Bermuda quarter at Sovereign Bank)