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Best thing to do with huge bottle of 1 and 2p coins?
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It takes the OP ages with numerous visit to drain all of the coins. It is probably not even worthy to count it evey time you buy items.
In the past, a few years ago some of HSBC branches also have coin counting Machines, do not know now, but I believe it is still available.
But if you can get coin bags and don't fancy counting do the weighing trick as someone has suggested as that's what the banks do too. Post office will take a small number of bags but they must be full. Any other bank I've tried will take partial bags and will correct any that are a couple of penny over/under.
2023 £1 a day £54.26/365
My NatWest branch you can only use the coin machines for paying in if you have an account there. So the OP need to check with their own and their Nan’s bank to see what facilities they have. Then potentially take them in over a few sessions.