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  • datrainn
    Michelle, Thank you for asking. It s one of those questions that I ve always had in the back of my mind but never thought to ask. Thanks to everyone else for
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      Michelle,
      Thank you for asking. It's one of those questions that I've always had in the back of my mind but never thought to ask. Thanks to everyone else for all of the information.
      Denny

      --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "Tigger" <castleberrymd@...> wrote:
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      > Ahhhhh........I see thank you so much for the explanation. I had no idea that they were shipped in containers. That would explain why it doesn't matter what size the error coin is. Thank you very much for that. I would have to assume that you have a huge advantage if you work in a bank, of finding a severely deformed coin. Unless they don't go to commercial banks first. Someone has to have an edge. Thank you again. This was enlightening.
      >
      > Michelle
      >
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      > --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, mdia1@ wrote:
      > >
      > > In days past, coins were shipped out in mint bags or in bulk containers.
      > > These days they're shipped out in huge "ballistic bags" containing up to
      > > 250,000 coins (in the case of cents). These bulk containers can accomodate
      > > coins of any size and shape. As to how coins escape quality control within
      > > the Mint, that would be related to the procedures and devices used (or
      > > skipped) at any particular time.
      > >
      > >
      > > In a message dated 10/4/2009 9:51:21 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
      > > castleberrymd@ writes:
      > >
      > > Thank you that answer seems logical. But it doesn't explain how it left
      > > the mint. Do the coins leave the mind wrapped in paper rolls? Allot of the
      > > error coins I have seen wouldn't fit in a paper roll. So I guess I was
      > > wondering how they get from the hubbing process to the outside world. Thank you
      > > also for not thinking it a stupid question. :)
      > >
      > > Michelle
      > >
      >
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