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5-Rappen Coins

While doing some cleaning today I realized I have accumulated nearly 3 swiss franks worth of 5-rappen coins since moving here a year ago.

Are there any tips on how or where these coins can be spent, or otherwise put to good use?
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Old 07.09.2008, 16:28
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Re: 5-Rappen Coins

Either you go to the Post office and ask them to exchange them for let's say, 3x 1 franc or you drop by a Kiosk and buy sweets ... it is still money and worth 3 Swiss francs, so !!!
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Re: 5-Rappen Coins

Throw them in the garbage. That's what I do every 6 month or so.
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Look for some wells around your home.
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Throw them in the garbage. That's what I do every 6 month or so.
no, you don't throw money in the garbage !!!
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Re: 5-Rappen Coins

Please keep accumulating them. When I come to Switzerland next year I will gladly take them off your hands
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Old 07.09.2008, 16:45
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Re: 5-Rappen Coins

Of course I do! Why shouldn't I? Last time I think it was 1.80 CHF I threw away.


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Re: 5-Rappen Coins

If there's a stamp machine near you, you can buy a -.85 stamp for 17 coins each.

Or you can go to the post office and get some coin roll paper for free. The -.05 coin is rolled in amounts of 50. They'll probably send you rolling anyway if you try to get rid of a big pile of coins.
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no, you don't throw money in the garbage !!!
Of course not. Throw them in the recycle bin.
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Re: 5-Rappen Coins

You can drop them in the coin boxes fir charities. I don't think they will mind the denomination. The boxes in Zurich Airport contains even foreign currency.
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Of course I do! Why shouldn't I? Last time I think it was 1.80 CHF I threw away.
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my grandmother told us that throwing away money in the garbage when young would bring you poverty with you get old.

Some african childred could have a nice meal with that.
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Old 07.09.2008, 19:30
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Some african childred could have a nice meal with that.
And how exactly can the OP with CHF3 in 5 rappen pieces go about saving the world??
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Of course I do! Why shouldn't I? Last time I think it was 1.80 CHF I threw away.
I can't belive that. You can't be serious ?

Surely you can find someone in need of a little money rather than throw it away?

Incredible !
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And how exactly can the OP with CHF3 in 5 rappen pieces go about saving the world??
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You can drop them in the coin boxes fir charities. I don't think they will mind the denomination. The boxes in Zurich Airport contains even foreign currency.
Your answer...

and also you could give some more than your "trash" money to charities or to finance medical research or other worhty movements.
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Of course I do! Why shouldn't I?
Technically, I believe that you're breaking the law... I was once told that you're not allowed to destroy money (from one of my chemistry teachers, when we destroyed a few coins to get hold of the copper and nickel in them... )

I actually started collecting 5 Rp coins: I've got a whole big jar full of them...
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Re: 5-Rappen Coins

You could even buy something to eat for someone who is begging,

I will not give money to people begging outside shops etc but I will use the money to buy them a sandwich or if they have a dog (which a lot in the UK do), I buy a tin of dog food..

I cannot understand how anyone could throw money away
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Re: 5-Rappen Coins

I think that a few people in this thread need to adjust their sarcasm detectors.

You could also buy a homeless dude a beer. Help the world be a happier place, one person at a time.
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I think that a few people in this thread need to adjust their sarcasm detectors.
For those who have one. Those who do not can use the money they were about to throw away to purchase one.
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For those who have one. Those who do not can use the money they were about to throw away to purchase one.
Bull****!!

Do you know expensive those things are these days?
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Bull****!!

Do you know expensive those things are these days?
Do you know how much cash people are ready to dump these days?
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