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Old Jan 22, 10, 9:14 pm
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Spent a few at happy hour: "Oh, those are those gold coins!"

Young folks really like these things. Even if there isn't chocolate inside.

Really enjoy dropping 2010 NA's.
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Old Jan 22, 10, 9:21 pm
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Originally Posted by josephstern View Post
I was just say that the end of the number was 75 cents. There were a few digits in front of it.
Based upon my experience, some of the dollars were counted as quarters. I just waited a week for the bank to audit the machine and deposit the missing money into my account. Oddly, the 'high capacity' machines are the ones that fail most often.
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Old Jan 23, 10, 6:38 am
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by now banks/retailers probably hate the coins.
it was fun last year when they had no idea about them.
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Old Jan 23, 10, 11:47 am
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Originally Posted by andyandy View Post
Just received my 2001 NAs. In a yellow/black U.S. Mint wrapper rather than the usual N.F. String wrapper. Interesting.
I can't find any response to this post. Is anyone else getting the yellow/black 2001's? I just got 2 boxes of them. I find it hard to believe the mint would ship their $35.95 Sacagawea's instead of the $25 circulated rolls. Probably just changed the wrapping on some but before I circulate them I'd like to find out. Anyone know for sure about these?
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Old Jan 23, 10, 11:55 am
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Originally Posted by rc408 View Post
I can't find any response to this post. Is anyone else getting the yellow/black 2001's? I just got 2 boxes of them. I find it hard to believe the mint would ship their $35.95 Sacagawea's instead of the $25 circulated rolls. Probably just changed the wrapping on some but before I circulate them I'd like to find out. Anyone know for sure about these?
Yes.. I recemved the yellow/blank wrapper for the 2001 coins.
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Old Jan 23, 10, 1:55 pm
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Great new use for coins.

Girl Scout Cookies!!!!
Not only don't they take credit cards -
but you should have seen her little face when I just handed her the coins.
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Old Jan 23, 10, 1:55 pm
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Originally Posted by josephstern View Post
the idea that I was short a non-round number is just absurd, or someone tampered with my bags at some point in the process.
The counting machine aren't perfect. It just means they counted one of the coins as a quarter.
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Old Jan 23, 10, 1:57 pm
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Originally Posted by buschoi View Post
Yes.. I recemved the yellow/blank wrapper for the 2001 coins.
I also got the yellow/black wrappers.
My guess is that these were actually wrapped back in 2001 and the mint did not 'invent' the white/blue/red wrappers for the direct ship program yet. I suspect that the mint decided that they have too many of these coins in stock and they are not selling well at the premium price.

I'm not sure there is really any difference in the coins, with the exception that you might be able to get someone to pay more than face value if they are a collector and feel these are worth more to them.
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Old Jan 23, 10, 3:40 pm
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Originally Posted by rc408 View Post
I can't find any response to this post. Is anyone else getting the yellow/black 2001's? I just got 2 boxes of them. I find it hard to believe the mint would ship their $35.95 Sacagawea's instead of the $25 circulated rolls. Probably just changed the wrapping on some but before I circulate them I'd like to find out. Anyone know for sure about these?
Mine were in yellow as well.
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Old Jan 23, 10, 3:59 pm
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of the 5 boxes I got, 1 came with yellow wrappers

so how do I go about getting $35 bux for a $25 roll?
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Old Jan 24, 10, 1:08 am
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anyone have success writing a letter to the mint say why you need more quantities?
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Old Jan 24, 10, 1:43 am
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Originally Posted by nwa330 View Post
anyone have success writing a letter to the mint say why you need more quantities?

no. they ask for support for claims.
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Old Jan 24, 10, 10:18 am
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Originally Posted by friedice
Has anybody had part of the order cancelled? I ordered $500 of one pres. and $250 of the other yesterday. Today the $500 had a status: line was cancelled, and $250: backordered.
This creates a little problem for you, since your order will no longer get free next day air shipping (free on orders over $300). Now they're going to send it via fedex/usps and you won't be able to track its progress well. Should always order at least a pair of whatever type.
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Old Jan 24, 10, 10:23 am
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Originally Posted by WBurcham View Post
no. they ask for support for claims.
Why didnít you provide the necessary support?
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Old Jan 24, 10, 3:42 pm
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Originally Posted by friedice View Post
Has anybody had part of the order cancelled? I ordered $500 of one pres. and $250 of the other yesterday. Today the $500 had a status: line was cancelled, and $250: backordered.
As the other poster noted, I would also suggeset always ordering 2 for the same ones.

In your case, have you called the Mint to cancel the order? I would be concerned that when the 250 ships you would be charged for S/H.
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