CANADIAN ERROR COINS - WRONG PLANCHET STRIKES
Wrong Planchet Strikes
A coin that is unintentionally struck on a planchet that is designed for a different coinage.
Weight - 7 Grams
Composition -Aureate Bronze Plated Nickel
4 or 5 reported - *Estimated value $700.00*
This coin appears to be struck on a planchet intended for a 12 Sided Bangladesh 5 Takka coin. *Estimated value $700.00*
Canada has been striking coins for Bangladesh since 1972.
It appears that for large multi-shaped coins,
the planchets are being pre-formed to facilitate striking.
(This coin is not an overstrike)
More information on coins struck for Bangladesh by Canada
This Nunavut coin appears to be struck on a planchet intended for a Barbados One Dollar coin.
Canada has been striking coins for Barbados since 1973.
The seven arrows around the reverse image on the left indicate the "points" on this seven sided planchet.
(This coin is not an overstrike) *Estimated value $700.00*
More information on coins struck for Barbados by Canada
This Nunavut coin appears to be struck on a planchet intended for a Ghana 50 Cedis coin.
This is struck on a Nickel Plated Steel planchet,
weighing 7.5 Grams. *Estimated value $700.00*
More information on coins struck for Ghana by Canada
Unidentified Wrong Planchet Strike
This Two dollar coin is struck on a planchet that is completely Nickel. It appears to be struck on a proper planchet that did not have the centre hole punched out.
This may not be an Error coin. It is possible that it is a special planchet used for setting up the presses to strike Two Dollar coins.
The coin weighs 7.4 Grams and does not match with known foreign planchets
produced by the RCM. More information is required to be able to establish what
kind of strike this really is.
*Estimated value $700.00*
1999 One Cent Stuck on a Core
intended for a Two Dollar coin
bound to happen and now it has.
This coin is the result of a Two Dollar core being mix in with
regular Cent planchets and then being fed to the Dies and struck as a One Cent coin.
The Cent appears to be brass or maybe even plated, however, this error can be positively identified,
as the specific gravity of the alloy used to make cores is quite distinctive, due to its slight aluminum content.
*Estimated value $350.00*
Nice example of a Quarter struck on a Core intended for a Two Dollar coin. *Estimated
Please send any information regarding Two Dollar Error coins to Patrick
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