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How much $$$ is a gallon of change?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by bigburrito, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:05 AM
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    bigburrito

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    Over the years I have amassed a gallon of change in an old Carlo Rossi wine jug. Its about full up to the handle, not a whole lotta pennies. Whats it worth in real money?
     
  2. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:06 AM
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    Uhhh is that a serious question?
     
  3. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:06 AM
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    steve o 77

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  4. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:09 AM
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    Go to the grocery store and pour it the Coinstar machine. They keep a small cut. Voila! Go buy a hooker with your earnings.
     
  5. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    10% more than coinstar gives you.
     
  6. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:11 AM
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    I'm sure there's a way to tell, but you'd have to be some sort of astrophysicist to calculate it. You may as well just throw it away.
     
  7. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    I started counting one day and made it up to about $80, and that was maybe an inch of change out of the jug. Theres a good 8" or so of change, so im figuring i got at least $600 bucks or so.

    f the coinstar, most banks will do it for free. not gonna let those bastards steal my hard earned change
     
  8. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    change that shit at the bank...for free! screw coin star
     
  9. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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    after i go change it in i think im going to buy some sliders, and a new jug of wine.

    forgot to mention. the oldest penny i found in there was from 1919
     
  10. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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  11. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:22 AM
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    sorry, buy i have to ask you to show your work. how did you arrive at your answer?
     
  12. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    Following averages, if there's an equal number of pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters, that works out to 10.25 cents per coin. Let's guess their is 50 coins per layer and maybe it's 100 layers deep, that's 5,000 coins.

    =$512.50

    That's my guess. Yep, go buy yourself some sliders.

    Let me know how much was in there.
     
  13. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    He looked in the back of the book! Get him!
     
  14. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:26 AM
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  15. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:32 AM
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    counter by weight:

    http://www.coincalc.com/

    if your jar is all pennies, weigh the jar and enter 1 penny in the penny box. it does the calculation based on the weight of the coins. a penny is 0.005512 pounds.
     
  16. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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    I know for a fact that if you fill up the plastic cap over of a 100pack cd-r would be $100 and that is with mostly pennies because I filled it up and brought to a coin star but they end up jacking me $10. The second times I went back is only 1/4 of that plastic cap in quarters I got atleast $50 and of course they took $5 out of my coins for charges.
     
  17. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:43 AM
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    Im gonna say there is at least 5 bucks in it.....
     
  18. Jan 15, 2010 at 12:07 PM
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    coin calc just said I got $51 in my spare change baggie.
     
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