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Author: foolazis Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 76397  
Subject: Re: Coin Silver Date: 3/28/2011 4:19 PM
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Before I retired in 2008, I was a regular customer of vending machines at work. One machine made change. You could put in a $5 bill and get 20 quarters, then use the quarters to buy something from the other machines.

In several years of doing this regularly I picked up all of the state quarters up to the time I retired, but nary a single silver one.


I don't think modern vending machines would even take a silver quarter now. Their magnetic signature is totally different from a clad quarter.

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