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Great Britain 1988 One Penny Faulty Planchet Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine in September 2022. What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint We’re going to discuss an error coin this month that originated from an overseas mint. A mint that, in

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Australia 1956 Florin Struck Out of Collar Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine in August 2022. What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint If you’ve been reading our articles each month you will be familiar with the collar die, the third die

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Australia 1966-1984 Ten Cent Die Adjustment Strike Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine in June 2022. What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint Manufacturing coins is a high-pressure business, both figuratively and literally! What sorts of pressures are involved in making a

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Australia 1964 Penny Struck Through Scrap Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine in July 2022. What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint We’re sure that coin producers do their best to keep the process of making coins a neat and tidy

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Australia 2016 “Alien” Die Clash 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency Five Cent

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine in May 2022. What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint What we have to show this month is a very unique character, the 2016 ‘Alien’ five cent (see Figure

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Australia 1942I/1943I Penny Brockage Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine. What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint The image shown along with this article is one that plays tricks with your eyes. Are you looking at two distinct coins

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Australia 1966 Five Cent Upset Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine. What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint Back in the May 2021 edition of The Australasian Coin & Banknote Magazine (Volume 24 / Number 4) we talked about London

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1986 Mint Set Error – 20 Cent Struck Through Oil or Debris

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine. What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint Figure 1 shows a 20 cent with two areas that have been struck through either oil or debris. The ‘strike through’ error

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Australia 1964 Penny Error – Double Struck in Collar

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine Yearbook for 2021/2022 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint Figure 1 shows an interesting Melbourne minted 1964 penny. The sharp-eyed reader will likely be drawn to the double

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Australia 1966-1984 2 Cent Struck on Split Planchet

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine November 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint This month we have the pleasure of showcasing an error coin that is very rare indeed. What looks at first

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