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Found this old coin counter

bigtime36bigtime36 Posts: 961 ✭✭✭✭

At a local antique shop

Collect raw morgans, walkers, mercs, SLQ, barber q. Looking at getting into earlier date coins pre 1900s.


  • MercuryMercury Posts: 1,045 ✭✭✭✭

    Very Cool

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  • 1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,665 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Did you buy it @bigtime36 :smile:

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  • bigtime36bigtime36 Posts: 961 ✭✭✭✭

    No but I started opening compartments in Hope's of finding something stuck.

    Would love to get it and clean it up

    Collect raw morgans, walkers, mercs, SLQ, barber q. Looking at getting into earlier date coins pre 1900s.

  • cameonut2011cameonut2011 Posts: 9,915 ✭✭✭✭✭

    What were they asking for it?

  • AlexinPAAlexinPA Posts: 1,458 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited June 21, 2019 12:10PM

    That is really neat. Buy it and get it working and post a video.

  • AotearoaAotearoa Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If you had the place to put it, what a great conversation piece.

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  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,725 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Does it work?

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  • bigtime36bigtime36 Posts: 961 ✭✭✭✭

    Not sure, no price on it. I'll go check this weekend

    Collect raw morgans, walkers, mercs, SLQ, barber q. Looking at getting into earlier date coins pre 1900s.

  • mustangmanbobmustangmanbob Posts: 1,890 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @1775 said:
    A coin counter that counts English pennies/// The US has never made a penny// We make CENTS!!!!

    The US MInt and US Treasury both use the term interchangeably. So, yes, we do make pennys and cents.

    That distinction disappeared long ago.

  • topstuftopstuf Posts: 14,803 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I sold mine for $100 when I quit the shop. Figuring it will be a cold day in hell when I ever want any bulk silver coins. :p

    It was different though.

    What I wish I had kept was a slotted gizmo to detect counterfeit gold coins. :'(

  • thebeavthebeav Posts: 3,732 ✭✭✭✭✭

    What are those gauges on top of it ?
    Is it steam powered ? ;)

  • Timbuk3Timbuk3 Posts: 11,658 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Very nice, I like it !!! :)

  • johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,018 ✭✭✭✭✭

    awesome, that's a nice one I like

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow... what a find... great piece for an exonumia collector... Cheers, RickO

  • RogerBRogerB Posts: 8,852 ✭✭✭✭✭

    You could still use that for sorting pepperoni for your pizzas !

  • StuartStuart Posts: 9,740 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited June 22, 2019 2:19PM

    @BigTime36 That Machine would be great for counting MS-70 Registry Set Coins!! 🤣👍

    I thought you were referring to this👇kind of Coin Counter 👍 LOL 😂


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  • DBSTrader2DBSTrader2 Posts: 3,416 ✭✭✭✭

    Resurrecting an old thread............... bigtime36: What price were they asking for the coin counter, and did you pull the trigger on it?

  • philographerphilographer Posts: 1,310 ✭✭✭✭✭

    My family would appreciate that in our living room.

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  • ms70ms70 Posts: 13,940 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It's indescribably beautiful! It reminds me of the 4th of July!

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  • abcde12345abcde12345 Posts: 3,404 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I checked Amazon: Sold out decades ago!

  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,393 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I recall that Horn & Hardarts Cafeterias in Manhattan used them to process the coinage in their teller cages. Thems was the days. Peace Roy

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  • Mr_SpudMr_Spud Posts: 3,981 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Double check the coin return slot. I heard they would reject pioneer gold coins 😉


  • joeykoinsjoeykoins Posts: 14,595 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Awesome find! :)

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  • DBSTrader2DBSTrader2 Posts: 3,416 ✭✭✭✭

    H&H!! THERE's a blast from the past! I used to go to one in downtown Philly when I would visit my grandparents & make our trek down to "Smelters Row" to check thru coffee cans full of junk silver to fill holes in my Whitman folders!

  • bigtime36bigtime36 Posts: 961 ✭✭✭✭

    The last time I was at the store it was for sale it was not in the area I saw last. But I think I remember seeing it elsewhere. I think they were asking around $1000

    Collect raw morgans, walkers, mercs, SLQ, barber q. Looking at getting into earlier date coins pre 1900s.

  • MsMorrisineMsMorrisine Posts: 31,840 ✭✭✭✭✭


    but how does one value such a thing even if it works...

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  • MeltdownMeltdown Posts: 8,536 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2, 2020 10:17AM

    My cousin has one sitting in his rec room. It works ok but does jam up from time to time. I think it's neat but also a monstrosity unless you have the space for something like that. He bought it at a thrift store a few years back...

  • ModwriterModwriter Posts: 330 ✭✭✭

    I'd buy it. Cool machine. Like an old letterpress.

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