Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Funny Quotes and More Sickness

Henry told me two funny things lately, borrowing phrases he heard elsewhere. On Monday I told him I had to go to work the next day. His response was, "Don't think that's such a good idea, Dad." And then later I asked him if he wanted to read his new penguin book and after picking it up he said to me, "Is this the one you talking about?" What's next?

Unfortunately, Hazel's sickness has moved on to Meg and Henry. I hope it's a quick one. It was bad one for her. :(

I found some cool stuff yesterday. My end of the year push on the coins isn't going so badly.

800 small dollars turned up two mint set dollars (2004P, 2004D), four quarters (in place of one dollar coin), an arcade token, a car wash token and a Nepal 2 Rupee coin (1994?). The Nepal coin is a new type and country for me! I was pretty glad to add one more new country for 2010, especially an obscure one like that.

4 halves had nothing.

2,560 quarters produced three Canadians, one Bermuda 25¢, one British Caribbean Territories 25¢ (1965), one US penny and one Norway 1 Krone. The British Caribbean Territories coin is a new variety/type for me.

8,450 dimes yielded four silver Rosies (1958, 1964, 2 x 1964D), twelve Canadians, three UK 5 pence and two US pennies.

3,520 nickels rounded up one War Time (1945P), eight Canadians (4 Ni), two Thai 1 Baht and a Belize 5¢. The Belize coin was my second new type and country of the night and another for 2010!

5,800 pennies had twenty-one Wheats, forty Canadians, three US dimes and a Polish 5 Grozy. The Wheats were:

1924, 1929, 1930, 1938, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949(2), 1950S, 1951D(2), 1952, 1953D, 1956(2), 1957, 1957D(2), 1958D