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Buy Presidential Dollar Coins with CC @ Face Value, Free Shipping

Old Jul 8, 08, 4:32 pm
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Originally Posted by DoubleJ View Post
I click this handy link (get taken to the USPS tracking page) and what do I see?

"There is no record of this item."
I had that happen as well.

Instead of usps.com, try pasting the so-called USPS tracking number that they give you into the DHL.com tracking screen, and you should get a hit there.
That's what I did, and it worked.
DHL delivers the package from its origin to your local post office, and the USPS takes over from there.
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Old Jul 8, 08, 11:55 pm
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It worked! Thanks, gwarboy.
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Old Jul 9, 08, 4:13 am
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I ordered a couple weeks ago and at the time I had noted that the Website had posted that shipments may not begin til 7/11 or so... currently there are no charges (for my $500 order) on my CC.

I got this email today:

Backorder - Order #2927XXXXX Wednesday, July 9, 2008 4:27 AM
From: "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
To: ME


Greetings from the United States Mint.
We regret to inform you that the item(s) listed below
are currently on backorder. Please expect your item(s)
to arrive within the timeframe listed below.
Track your order at http://catalog.usmint.gov
Thanks again for shopping with the United States Mint.

Order #: 2927XXXXX - 1
Sold To : ME
Ship To : ME
Item: Y01 Qty: 2 Exp Ship: 7/14/08
CIRC.$1 COIN DIRECT SHIP ROLLS-J Q ADAMS

This is a system generated e-mail. Please do not reply.
If you have questions, please visit the Help page at .
http://catalog.usmint.gov or call us at 1-800-USA-MINT
.

MM
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Old Jul 9, 08, 9:58 am
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My tracking number from the July 4 shipment doesn't work on the DHL site. I get an error message.
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Old Jul 10, 08, 5:58 pm
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Old Jul 10, 08, 5:59 pm
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Got mine as well. Guess I'll start putting a couple in my pocket each morning and try not to come home with them. Wonder what kind of looks I'll get if I give one to a homeless person?
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Old Jul 11, 08, 1:16 am
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Old Jul 11, 08, 11:00 am
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I used one on an SF Muni bus yesterday and it didn't register immediately when I dropped it in the coin slot. The driver had to pull some lever on the back side for it to come up as $1. Are they interchangeable with other $1 coins of the past? I thought they were.

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Old Jul 11, 08, 11:01 am
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Originally Posted by JohnDunn View Post
Are they interchangeable for other $1 coins of the past? I thought they were.
They're supposed to be.
http://www.usmint.gov/mint_programs/...ion=CircDollar
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Old Jul 11, 08, 11:37 am
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Originally Posted by youreadyfreddie View Post
I received an email saying that mine were shipped on July 4. Never did figure out how to track it, but the box was on my doorstep today with a DHL label. No what the heck am I going to do with all these silly coins?
Same here. I got mine yesterday. They will be used for tipping. Also I am headed for Vegas in 2 weeks. Do the dollar slots take them?
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Old Jul 11, 08, 3:29 pm
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Well, my status changed from "backordered" with a sliding ship date to "in stock and reserved". Still no charge on my CC, and I don't know how long it takes to actually change status to "ship" and get to me. Ha ha, it'll probably be delivered the day after I go out of town on vacation!
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Old Jul 11, 08, 3:59 pm
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Originally Posted by ET View Post
Ha ha, it'll probably be delivered the day after I go out of town on vacation!
Right now, mine's scheduled to be shipped the day I return from vacation, so I don't (currently) have that worry . . .
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Old Jul 11, 08, 4:59 pm
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Originally Posted by JohnDunn View Post
I used one on an SF Muni bus yesterday and it didn't register immediately when I dropped it in the coin slot. The driver had to pull some lever on the back side for it to come up as $1. Are they interchangeable with other $1 coins of the past? I thought they were.
fwiw, mine worked on a NYC bus

so far i've gotten very few comments when using them. if anyone says anything, it's usually to comment on how shiny they are
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Old Jul 11, 08, 7:37 pm
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Maybe in the US people will start throwing these at strippers like people do with loonies here.
I don't think this program is good for strippers at all.

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Old Jul 14, 08, 12:03 pm
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Originally Posted by bk3day View Post
fwiw, mine worked on a NYC bus

so far i've gotten very few comments when using them. if anyone says anything, it's usually to comment on how shiny they are
Must have been a one time thing as they worked fine twice yesterday.
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