Friday, February 13, 2009

Coin Drive

Do you have a real Euro coin and want to know its value? Leave a comment/question and I will do my best to find out the price and history for you.

Thinking about a post I made over at My Box Is Warm about things gone missing like thumb/flash drives I remembered a cool little one I came across.

These USB Flash Drives are made by a company I never heard of called LaCie, a quick search shows they specialize in external hard drives. Although a 7.5TB hard drive sounds cool I liked these little 8GB and 4GB flash drives pictured below.


For $29.99 and $19.99, for the 8GB and 4GB respectively, it's not a bad value for style but seeing how some people can't tell the difference between U.S. nickels and Spanish 20 Euro cents I don't think these will become common. Just a few months ago both were listed $5.00 cheaper so maybe if the have a sale it will be a good opportunity.

Check out how these drives blend with the Euros.

If I had a budget or if this blog were something more than informative I would get one of each and fill them up with the coin books I can purchase in .pdf format along with a complete list of legit coin websites built into a modified Firefox browser made for collectors. Portable OpenOffice with spreadsheets ready for a simple entry to organize your personal collection or install one of those professional coin software programs. Then do some sort of giveaway.

But alas I won't!

Do you have any type of money and want to know its value? Leave a question or comment and I will do my best to find out the price and history for you.

25 dollars worth, for Comments/Questions click here.:

Rudy said...

hey, I have a token. Is it worth anything?
Truck Washing-Truck Tub-888-878-2588 it has an eagle on the reverse.

Rudy said...

Hey. I just recently found a stash of old foreign coins, that my parents had in a small basket. heh, lucky me. Here they are. Can you please tell me their value. Thanks.
(I have no idea if this is even a coin) it says: 1.A Nuclear Age Metal-Zirconium-Wah Chang Albany-A Teledyne Company
2. It has strange writing, but it says 1960-1380-20? I'll send you a scan, maybe that'll help.
3. 1976 Diez Pesos-Estados Unidos Mexicanos
4. 1$ 1985 (thats what it says)-Mexico
5.1 centavo-1972-republic of El Salvador
6. 25 cents-1978-The Netherlands (Nederlanden)
7. Nik-O-Lok restroom token Indianapolis, Indiana
8. Nik-O-Lok Kombo Systems token
9. 25 centavos 1977 republic of el salvador
10. 50 Paise?- India 1988
11. Diez Pesos 1982 Mexico
12. 10 Koneek? 1991-Soviet Union Russia (CCCP)
13. 10 centavos-1998 mexico
14. el salvador 1987 10 centavos
15. 1 cent 1969 Canada
16. 1 Franc 1976 France
17. El Salvador 1988 1 colon
18. Canada 10 cents 1998
19. Mexico 2000 10 centavos
20. I'm guessing china. It just says 10? and it has a building on the obverse. I'll just scan that one too.
21.el salvador 1970 25 centavos
22. el salvador 1985 1 colon (it has christopher columbus on the obverse, pretty cool)
23. 1996 republic of Panama 1 centesimo de belboa
24. 1992 10 Pence i have no idea where it's from, it has Queen Elizabeth II in the obverse.
25. Canada 25 cents 1975
26. Republic of equador 1988 10 sucres
27. Sega Center token (it says no cash value) i hope it does. brownish yellow color
28. Sega Center silver color
29.Arcade Infinity token (some sort of space craft on the reverse)
30. Division of Nickels and Dimes Inc. Fun Token (Tilt Electronic America Gold Mine)
31. 1 cent 1987 Canada
32. republic of El Salvador 1992 5 centavos
33. 1 Penny 1993 Canada?
34. China? I think. 100? 1995
35. China? 10? no date. The words are all in chinese.
36. 1977 Mexico 20 centavos
37. Republic of Ecuador 20 sucres 1991
38. Mexico 1 peso 1971
39. a coin from the philipenese I cant make heads or tails of it. Great, another scan i have to make.
40.Mexico 1 peso 1977
41. CANADA 10 cents 1978
42. 25 cents Canada 1984
43. a token that has a clown on the obverse. I'll scan it.
44. Republic of El Salvador 1993 25 centavos
45. Republic of El Salvador 1975 25 centavos
46. another token i have to scan. One that has an eagle on the obverse.
47. 1 cent Canada 1976
48. Another chinese coin, i think 100? from (i think) 1946. I'll scan that one too just to make sure.
49. 1978 mexico 20 centavos 20c.
50. Republic of ecuador 1981 20 centavos
51.Canada 10 cents 1979
52. 20 centavos mexico 1979
53. republic of el salvador 1975 10 centavos
54. republic of el salvador 1993 25 centavos
55. 1 cent Canada 1991
56. 1 new penny Canada? 1978
I know it's a lot. take your time, don't rush, i'll get you the scans as soon as i can. Maybe in 10 or 12 hours. It's 12:05 am. I could sure use some good night sleep right about now!!

Rudy said...

3:09 am? That's wierd. Are you eastern time or what?

James UK said...

Those are cool... I like the drives where they've been embedded in a Lego brick, or a piece of wood.

LaCie seem OK, as I've got one of their 500GB external USB drives, and it's been fine, with no problems at all.

Man said...

Truck Washing-Truck Tub-888-878-2588 it has an eagle on the reverse.

This is a fairly new local token and as far as I can tell has no value listed. Local tokens for business average about $1.00 but it would take years or some local research to find out how many and why these were given out.

Rudy said...

I also got these too:
2 Lempira R6453563 13 Julio 2006
2 Lempira Q4063103 26 Agosto 2004
2 Lempira P7950537 26 Agosto 2004
20 Lempira BG4111080 13 Julio 2006
100 Lempira AZ6125399 23 Enero 2003
50 Lempira AG0441382 26 Agosto 2004
5 Lempira AX5252441 13 Julio 2006
500 Lempira N3831377 26 Agosto 2004

Rudy said...

Here are the links to the coins i said i was going to scan much earlier.
http://s471.photobucket.com/albums/rr76/packinheat2u/?action=view&current=scan0001.jpg
and reverse
http://s471.photobucket.com/albums/rr76/packinheat2u/?action=view&current=scan0002.jpg

Man said...

1.A Nuclear Age Metal-Zirconium-Wah Chang Albany-A Teledyne Company
This is a sample coin from a metal company, in the 1970s a person requesting a catalog would get these coins as samples and "test chips" to do experiments if requested. If you also have the test chips and catalog all together it would be $50+ as a collection but the coin if Hexagonal is about $15.00 the round coin is a little less.

2. It has strange writing, but it says 1960-1380-20?
Sounds like a Muslim country since 1380 is the Islamic equal to 1960. I'll wait for a scan.

3. 1976 Diez Pesos-Estados Unidos Mexicanos
About $0.25

4. 1$ 1985 (thats what it says)-Mexico
About $0.10 it's a 1 Peso

5.1 centavo-1972-republic of El Salvador
About $0.10

6. 25 cents-1978-The Netherlands (Nederlanden)
About $0.20

7. Nik-O-Lok restroom token Indianapolis, Indiana
About $1.00 or whatever the local price is to use that toilet, these are very common.

8. Nik-O-Lok Kombo Systems token
About $0.50, these are locker or storage container tokens made in larger numbers because you have more pay lockers than pay toilets.

9. 25 centavos 1977 republic of el salvador
About $0.10

10. 50 Paise?- India 1988
About $0.25 if the minmark below the date is a diamond.
About $1.00 if the minmark below the date is either blank or a star.

11. Diez Pesos 1982 Mexico
About $0.50

12. 10 Kopeks 1991-Soviet Union Russia (CCCP)
About $0.10 there are 3 mintmarks but they all are about the same value.

13. 10 centavos-1998 mexico
About $0.10

14. el salvador 1987 10 centavos
About $0.10

15. 1 cent 1969 Canada
About $0.02

16. 1 Franc 1976 France
About $0.10

17. El Salvador 1988 1 colon
About $0.40

18. Canada 10 cents 1998
About $0.10 unless there is W under the queen then it's $0.25

19. Mexico 2000 10 centavos
About $0.10

20. I'm guessing china. It just says 10? and it has a building on the obverse. I'll just scan that one too.
I await the scan.

21.el salvador 1970 25 centavos
About $0.10

22. el salvador 1985 1 colon (it has christopher columbus on the obverse, pretty cool)
About $0.50

23. 1996 republic of Panama 1 centesimo de belboa
About $0.10

24. 1992 10 Pence i have no idea where it's from, it has Queen Elizabeth II in the obverse.
About $0.20 it's British.

25. Canada 25 cents 1975
About $0.25

26. Republic of equador 1988 10 sucres
About $0.25

27. Sega Center token (it says no cash value) i hope it does. brownish yellow color
About $1.00 from 1992-1994 for the short lived Sega centers although I here Dubai is opening a new one.

28. Sega Center silver color
About $1.00 the Bimetallic one is the most sought after averaging $5.00.

29.Arcade Infinity token (some sort of space craft on the reverse)
About $0.50

30. Division of Nickels and Dimes Inc. Fun Token (Tilt Electronic America Gold Mine)
Little info on this but it's not rare so $1.00 or less, can't be certain.

31. 1 cent 1987 Canada
About $0.01

32. republic of El Salvador 1992 5 centavos
About $0.10

33. 1 Penny 1993 Canada?
About $0.01

34. China? I think. 100? 1995
I think this must be Korean as no circulating Chinese coins have 100 on them. I await scans.

35. China? 10? no date. The words are all in chinese. All Chinese coins have English dates.
I await scans.

36. 1977 Mexico 20 centavos
About $0.10

37. Republic of Ecuador 20 sucres 1991
About $0.40

38. Mexico 1 peso 1971
About $0.20

39. a coin from the philipenese I cant make heads or tails of it. Great, another scan i have to make.
If your scanner is good enough just scan them altogether. then flip them for the other side.

40.Mexico 1 peso 1977
About $0.50 2 varieties called thick & thin dates the thin date has more value and is far from the rim while thick is nearly touching the rim.

41. CANADA 10 cents 1978
About $0.10

42. 25 cents Canada 1984
About $0.25

43. a token that has a clown on the obverse. I'll scan it.
Evil clown?

44. Republic of El Salvador 1993 25 centavos
About $0.10

45. Republic of El Salvador 1975 25 centavos
About $0.10

46. another token i have to scan. One that has an eagle on the obverse.
I await scans.

47. 1 cent Canada 1976
About $0.01

48. Another chinese coin, i think 100? from (i think) 1946. I'll scan that one too just to make sure.
OK.

49. 1978 mexico 20 centavos 20c.
About $0.10

50. Republic of ecuador 1981 20 centavos
About $0.10

51.Canada 10 cents 1979
About $0.10

52. 20 centavos mexico 1979
About $0.10

53. republic of el salvador 1975 10 centavos
About $0.15

54. republic of el salvador 1993 25 centavos
About $0.10

55. 1 cent Canada 1991
About $0.01

56. 1 new penny Canada? 1978
No such thing it must be from Great Britain about $0.05

If it doesn't specifically say Canada it is from Great Britain.

Are you eastern time or what?
Yes, NYC.

Man said...

2 Lempira R6453563 13 Julio 2006 about $0.11
2 Lempira Q4063103 26 Agosto 2004 about $0.11
2 Lempira P7950537 26 Agosto 2004 about $0.11
20 Lempira BG4111080 13 Julio 2006 about $1.05
100 Lempira AZ6125399 23 Enero 2003 about $5.30
50 Lempira AG0441382 26 Agosto 2004 about $2.65
5 Lempira AX5252441 13 Julio 2006 about $0.30
500 Lempira N3831377 26 Agosto 2004 about $30.00

Man said...

Scan from top left to right.

Japan 10 Yen Year.55(1980) about $0.05

Thailand 1 Baht Year.2520(1977) about $0.10

Japan 100 Yen Year.46(1971) about $0.75

Tunisia 20 Millim Year.1380(1960) about $0.30

The token is the more common circle and it's just Zirconium so about $5.00.

Man said...

I like the drives where they've been embedded in a Lego brick, or a piece of wood.

Yes I have a bunch of old drives and access to my university's labs and I want to make something cool but haven't had the time or plans drawn up.

Rudy said...

Here are the tokens i forgot to scan:
Which sega center coin is more valuable?
the dirty yellowish one or the clear one.
http://s471.photobucket.com/albums/rr76/packinheat2u/?action=view&current=scan0001-1.jpg
and the reverse. The sega center coins are the same on both sides.
http://s471.photobucket.com/albums/rr76/packinheat2u/?action=view&current=scan0002-1.jpg

Rudy said...

Hey, how much in value are U.S. Morgan Silver dollars from the 1860s-1870s.

Man said...

Which sega center coin is more valuable?

Unfortunately they all are about $1.00.

Tokens from arcades generally don't have that much value. The NO CASH VALUE tokens are standard and also not special.

U.S. Morgan Silver dollars from the 1860s-1870s.

Morgan dollars start in 1878 and average about $25.00 depending on year and mintmark.

Before that they were Seated Dollars at about $300.00 or Trade dollars at about $175.00.
Either way it is depending on year and mintmark.

Rudy said...

I'm thinking of buying a pack of almost uncirculated mercury dimes dating from 1916-1945. Is it worth buying? Are Mercury dimes valuable enough for me to buy them?

Man said...

almost uncirculated mercury dimes

If graded or you actually see they are AU they would be about $6.00 each and is a good investment because silver is always great.

It's always better to get a single high quality coin then a bunch of lower quality coins.
That said buying lots at a bargain price is fine.

Rudy said...

If i were to buy a 1 dollar silver certificate, how much would it's value be on average?

Man said...

1 dollar silver certificate, how much would it's value be on average?

About $2.50 again grading is a factor.
Silver certificates varies from $2.50 for most but the key serial numbers go as high as $2,000.

Rudy said...

I got a French coin from 1977. I franc. What would you say it's worth.
I also got a John Adams 1 dollar coin 2007D. What would you say that's worth?

Rudy said...

I got a 1940 "S" wheat penny. How much would you say it's worth? normally g-4 maybe.
could you please tell me how much it would be worth if it were normal used penny, because i got the stupid idea last year to scratch it up with an open paper clip. So now, you can barely see any the "liberty" and the lincoln memorial. It was in pretty good shape before i messed it all up. duh!!!!

Man said...

French coin from 1977. I franc.
About $0.20

John Adams 1 dollar coin 2007D.
Just $1.00

1940 "S" wheat penny
It would be about $0.15 but with the damage just $0.01. No big loss.

Anonymous said...

I have a 1950 A Series $20 bill serial # F 63171027 A Reserve bank of Atlanta, it has the number 6 in the four corners on the frontin nice shape is it worth anything?

Man said...

1950 A Series $20 bill serial # F 63171027 A
About $25.00

Anonymous said...

i have a el savador 1988 1 colon coin with columbus on it, how much is it worth, i also have a crisp 1976 2 dollar bill, how much is that worth?

Man said...

el savador 1988 1 colon coin with columbus on it
--About $0.40

crisp 1976 2 dollar bill
--About $3.50 depending on serial number