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Subject:  Coin Silver Date:  3/26/2011  7:24 PM
Author:  RetiredVermonter Number:  68713 of 97964

I'm sure I'm way to late to even think of this, but has anyone taken to going to the bank and (temporarily) buying rolls of silver coins (dimes, quarters, half dollars) to scour them for OLD silver ones? The idea obviously would be to sell any old ones (worn beyond numistmatic vakue) to coin dealers for cash, before replacing them with newer ones and returning the coins to the bank for even exchange.

With silver at $37.00 or more per ounce, it's an intriguing, if maybe goofy, idea.

Has anyone tried it? If you find even a couple of silver coins in any roll before returning them to the bank, it might be worth it.

Obvious problem: You need to find OLD, worn coins more than 35 years old....

Just wondering!

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