What is a shotgun roll of coins?

Definition: A shotgun roll is a roll of coins of regular value which has been tightly wrapped with tamper-proof ends by a bank or minting authority.
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How many coins come in a roll of shotguns?

50 Wheat Pennies (Unsearched Shotgun Roll) - Mixed Years Circulated Good or Better.
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Can I get uncirculated coins from the bank?

The easiest way to get sealed coin rolls from the bank is to simply ask. Some bank tellers might not know exactly what customers mean when they say they want to buy rolls of circulated coins. This is okay; collectors just need to be firm and informed about what they need from the bank.
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What are unsearched coins?

To be crystal clear, "unsearched" truly means that someone found a roll of coins, never opened them, never knew or received advice from the person that rolled them and therefore there is an honest and fair chance that anything good or bad but usually a proportional mixture of each would be found in said roll.
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How do banks know if a coin roll is full?

When depositing or changing, the bags are weighed at the bank to check they contain the right amount. The contents of the clear bag are easy for the bank teller to check.
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Can you still find silver coins in bank rolls?

Customer wrapped rolls are better if you can find them. You will be able to find more silver coins and copper pennies in them. All you need to do is ask the bank teller if they have any customer wrapped rolls on hand. In addition, you can also ask the bank teller if there are any loose half-dollar coins.
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Can I get coin rolls from the bank?

You can usually request bank-wrapped rolls or customer-wrapped rolls of coins at banks where you have an account. “Coin roll hunters” build friendships with tellers at their banks, and may open accounts at other banks. This gives them access to coin rolls from more than one source.
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Are wheat pennies worth buying?

Most wheat cents (wheat pennies were minted between 1909 and 1956) are worth about 4 to 5 cents. Those in better condition can have double-digit value. Special examples (especially those in near perfect condition) can be worth much more. Indian Head pennies from 1859 to 1879 are generally worth more than $10.
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Do banks have 2 dollar bills?

Yes. Although you likely won't get $2 bills unless you specifically ask for them, most banks carry a stock of them. The amount of $2 bills each bank carries will vary, but most will have a supply you can ask for when you're taking out or converting money.
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What makes a 1964 Kennedy half dollar rare?

Still, 1964 Kennedy half-dollars were unusual among coins because each one included so much silver. The silver coin value is higher than other metals. Beyond that, the sentimental value of the coins led many people to keep their half dollars rather than spend them.
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Can you still get half dollars at the bank?

Modern-date half dollars can be purchased in proof sets, mint sets, rolls, and bags from the U.S. Mint, and existing inventory circulation pieces can be ordered through most U.S. banks and credit unions. All collector issues since 2001 have had much lower mintages than in previous years.
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How do you buy coins from the bank?

Become friendly with the head teller or manager. Ask them to call you if someone deposits unusual items, like rolls of half dollars or large size dollars, such as Eisenhower Dollars. In fact, make it a habit always of asking the teller to check the vault for rolls and partial rolls of these coin types.
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Can a bank refuse to accept coins?

There is no federal statute mandating that a private business, a person, or an organization must accept currency or coins as payment for goods or services. Private businesses are free to develop their own policies on whether to accept cash unless there is a state law that says otherwise.
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What are the odds of finding a silver quarter?

From my coin data above, 0.7273 of all coins are pre-1999. This means that of all coins, there is a 0.029 chance of finding a 1964 quarter.
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How can I get free coins for cash?

Some banks will take customer coins and turn them into cash without charging.
  1. Bank of America. Bank of America does not charge a fee for customers to cash in their own coins. ...
  2. Wells Fargo. ...
  3. US Bank. ...
  4. Walmart. ...
  5. ShopRite. ...
  6. CVS. ...
  7. Target.
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How much is a 90% silver dime worth?

Silver Dime Melt Value? The 90% silver dimes stuck in the USA have a melt value of currently around $1.30 – $1.50 (USD), depending on the spot price of silver at the time of course (current silver spot price: $17.62 oz).
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What is the best coin to roll a coin to hunt with?

Pennies are often the best bet because they're printed in large quantities and are more prone to errors, he said. They're also the least expensive coin rolls to obtain: You can have 1,000 of them and only tie up $10. A coin that's out of the ordinary in any way is likely to be worth more than face value.
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Can you weigh money to count it?

Counting money by weight is more than 6 times faster than counting it by hand, and twice as fast as using separate bill and coin counters. Smart accessories can make the process even faster.
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