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1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

I have a few rolls of Sacagawea Dollars, 2000-P.
Should I open them ? :smile:

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    jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 31,935 ✭✭✭✭✭

    spend them

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    OldEastsideOldEastside Posts: 4,602 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'd get a whole bunch more rolls and stack em up on my desk and I'd pretend I was Scrooge McDuck :smiley:

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    OldEastsideOldEastside Posts: 4,602 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Promote the Hobby
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    BillDugan1959BillDugan1959 Posts: 3,821 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If you have the ability to hold them, unopened in rolls, for the next one hundred and thirty to two hundred years, then you might have something collectible.

    There are the mules, of course, but IIRC, none of those were ever shown to have been found in normal commercial channels - something else went on there. I know I hit the change machine at the local post office looking/ hoping for some Wash-Eagle mules at the time.

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    TwoSides2aCoinTwoSides2aCoin Posts: 43,848 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Um.... let me think

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    TreashuntTreashunt Posts: 6,747 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Saka-ja-wae?

    who?

    spend them.

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    MICHAELDIXONMICHAELDIXON Posts: 6,411 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Save em.

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    KkathylKkathyl Posts: 3,762 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yes

    Best place to buy !
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    BillDugan1959BillDugan1959 Posts: 3,821 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 4, 2017 12:05PM

    I have two or three blank Dansco albums with blank pages for Sackies and Prezzies (and Susies that are dated 1980, 1981 and 1999 - no 1979s). I can get nine pages in the thickest Dansco cover, so that's 144 coins. I also put two Euro coins from Germany in the last two pages of each book.

    This is one of my "cheap" collections. But the albums are dang near sixty dollars to hold 144 coins! I tell myself that this is one way to have cash on hand on the day the banks fail to open.

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    giantsfan20giantsfan20 Posts: 1,402 ✭✭✭✭

    Check if you have the "Speared Eagle Variety" clash marks middle of eagle.

    What is the current value on this one? Any demand?

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    KellenCoinKellenCoin Posts: 1,193 ✭✭✭✭

    I would spend them.

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    TwoSides2aCoinTwoSides2aCoin Posts: 43,848 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Give them to charity. Use them as payment for food. Get $.89 each at CoinStar. I could think of a million things. Wall mosaic ? Guitar pics. Ball marker. Pocket piece. Tip. Bus fair.

    First find the best ten , submit them if they are MS 68 or above. Album filler. Stocking stuffer. Piggy bank piece. A buck is a buck, right ?

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    GluggoGluggo Posts: 3,566 ✭✭✭✭✭

    At least you can get a dollar for each one! Even money.

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    jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 31,935 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Gluggo said:
    At least you can get a dollar for each one! Even money.

    Not if you bought them from the Mint. Then you lost money

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    1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

    SO.............look for the mule, the wounded eagle, any MS69's [only 4 graded at PCGS} and.....
    Cash them in :smile:

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    1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I guess there are some 'edge lettering' [or lack thereof issues also] :smile:

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    JBKJBK Posts: 14,762 ✭✭✭✭✭

    There could be a Sac minted on an SBA planchet in there.

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    1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks @JBK :smile:

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    mannie graymannie gray Posts: 7,259 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @TwoSides2aCoin said:
    Give them to charity. Use them as payment for food. Get $.89 each at CoinStar. I could think of a million things. Wall mosaic ? Guitar pics. Ball marker. Pocket piece. Tip. Bus fair.

    First find the best ten , submit them if they are MS 68 or above. Album filler. Stocking stuffer. Piggy bank piece. A buck is a buck, right ?

    All sound advice until you got to the MS68.
    They're not even worth submitting if they get that grade.
    I picked one off eBay a couple of months ago for less than $5 I think.

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    MsMorrisineMsMorrisine Posts: 32,218 ✭✭✭✭✭

    look for the enhanced tail feathers variety, then spend the rest

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    I found several 2000P with rotated reverses I’m rolls when they first came out.

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    JBKJBK Posts: 14,762 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I found one with an odd matte finish in new rolls in 2000. I still have it somewhere.

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    WillieBoyd2WillieBoyd2 Posts: 5,037 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Give them back to the Indians.

    :)

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    1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @MsMorrisine
    I looked for enhanced tail feathers and found nothing, thanks for the tip though :smile:

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    cameonut2011cameonut2011 Posts: 10,061 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Look for varieties with a premium like the wounded Eagle variety. Flip anything worth any premium and spend the rest.

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    tommy44tommy44 Posts: 2,194 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for starting this thread, now I have another $25 to spend. 2000-P but no wounded eagles.

    it's crackers to slip a rozzer the dropsy in snide

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    1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I found nothing.............tomorrow I will start on 5 rolls of 1979 P SBA's, thanks for all of the input here :smile:
    I MUST keep downsizing my 'junk' :smile:

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    BruceSBruceS Posts: 1,350 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sorry I didn't read every thread entry, but I use them in my vending machines at work, it saves me time fumbling with wrinkled bills that I have to insert multiple times and in multiple orientations before it may or may not accept them. Other than that I don't find much use for them.


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    Timbuk3Timbuk3 Posts: 11,658 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I guess I'd save um, don't know why !!!

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    MsMorrisineMsMorrisine Posts: 32,218 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 4, 2017 7:24PM

    79 P SBA - near date vs. far date
    image

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    MsMorrisineMsMorrisine Posts: 32,218 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 4, 2017 7:28PM

    you want the 1979 P wide rim/near date

    if you can find a 1980 or 1999 you'll see what a wide rim/near date looks like.

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    smokincoinsmokincoin Posts: 2,631 ✭✭✭

    @1630Boston said:
    I guess there are some 'edge lettering' [or lack thereof issues also] :smile:

    Edge lettering on the Sacs began in 2009. Although, I remember hearing somewhere of one being struck in 2007.

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    HydrantHydrant Posts: 7,773 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Buy as many as you can afford. Keep the "GOLDEN" ones. Save them for Armageddon. When times get really bad, people will think (hope) they're gold. You'll be on top.

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    1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks again @MsMorrisine :smile:

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    ECHOESECHOES Posts: 2,974 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @MsMorrisine said:
    79 P SBA - near date vs. far date
    image


    Wide rim.

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I have several rolls I put away when they first came out...just sitting in the safe.... always good to spend anyway....Cheers, RickO

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    jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 31,935 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Hydrant said:
    Buy as many as you can afford. Keep the "GOLDEN" ones. Save them for Armageddon. When times get really bad, people will think (hope) they're gold. You'll be on top.

    When Armageddon hits, I'm not trading bullets or canned goods for a bauble like gold.

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    jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 31,935 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @ricko said:
    I have several rolls I put away when they first came out...just sitting in the safe.... always good to spend anyway....Cheers, RickO

    You must have one heck of a big safe if you even through Sacs in there! :smile:

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yep...it is very large... but they do not take up much room... still plenty of space for firearms.... ;) Cheers, RickO

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    ashelandasheland Posts: 22,694 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 5, 2017 9:28AM

    They are convenient in the drive thru and vending machines. I actually use them for that, :)

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    TwoSides2aCoinTwoSides2aCoin Posts: 43,848 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @1630Boston said:
    I found nothing.............tomorrow I will start on 5 rolls of 1979 P SBA's, thanks for all of the input here :smile:
    I MUST keep downsizing my 'junk' :smile:

    Don't tell your significant other this. You may end up with a Dear John, letter.

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    DentuckDentuck Posts: 3,812 ✭✭✭

    Roll them over into a tiny interest-bearing municipal bond.

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    OverdateOverdate Posts: 6,938 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Book a trip to Ecuador.

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