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UPDATE: Riley was the winner with his calcuated guess of $889.23. The correct answer was $851.51.
So I have this old Bud Light coin jar I got as a house warming present from a friend when I moved to Atlanta back in March of 1997. I had a rule (briefly) that when people visited, they must keep the Coin Jar Gods happy and contribute their loose change upon arriving (like I said, didn’t last long).
It’s been about 8.5 years since I started this, and yesterday I decided it was too full (you couldn’t fit another penny in it). I took it by the bank yesterday and they are cashing it for me. I’ll know Friday how much it held.
So does anyone want to take a guess?
I’ll go first. Based on the amount of coin I started this jar with, I’m going to take a conservative guess and say $1,633.81.
Get it cashed, for free!
Oh on a side note, do not take your change to Kroger or use those automated “cashing” machines. They charge an arm and a leg. Instead, go by your bank and ask for “Coin Bags”. These are specially re-enforced and sealable coin bags you can fill up. They will take ‘em, sort ‘em, count ‘em, and deposite ‘em into your account - for free!