- Do you pick up pennies?
EDIT: On a separate note I recently paid £1 at a supermarket self checkout machine in coppers. It felt strangely subversive. I’m not sure what any onlookers thought if they saw me giggling to myself as I shovelled handfuls of 1 and 2 pence pieces into the machine.Posted 5 years ago
I leave coppers in little piles for other people to find. They just weigh me down and hole my pockets. If I didn’t id just chuck them away so I hope someone who it might make a difference to picks them up, ive had times when every penny counted so I know they are out there.Posted 5 years agoandytherocketeerSubscriber
On a separate note I recently paid £1 at a supermarket self checkout machine in coppers.
Used to do that at old coffee machine at work. 25 1p coins for every coffee for weeks, using up my old coppers jar contents.
One day, when I used them all up I had to break a £1 coin.
Bastid machine spat out 75 1p coins in change. Was like winning the jackpot in the pub gambling machine.
Coppers I’ll leave. Bigger coins might find their way to the charity pot by the till.Posted 5 years agouser-removedMember
Proper chortle at Andyrocket’s ill fortune 😀
I keep everything from 50p downwards in a malt whisky tube and then hit the Coinstar machine just before holoday time. Usually yields close to £100 extra beer money – more if I’ve stuck in some golden nuggets.
I’d stoop for a 50p but nothing smaller.Posted 5 years agonealgloverMember
10kg of coppers = £28.00
Not sure if that’s good or bad, sort of expecting it to be worth more (been filling it for years!)
At some point I’ll take it into the local Supermarket and feed it into one of those machines…
It will then be worth £25.48
For a big jar of coins to be worth a decent amount in my experience, you need to include everything smaller than £1.
Coppers on their own amount to next to nothing 🙁Posted 5 years ago
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