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Error Coin Spotlight – 1988 2c Struck on 1c Planchet

Coins struck on the wrong or incorrect planchets are a favourite among error collectors. In the Australian coin series wrong planchet errors are one the toughest error types to find and many collections lack an example. However, there’s one exception

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ANZAC Remembrance Medal by Dora Ohlfsen

Above you can see a remarkable 60mm bronze medal sculpted by Dora Ohflsen and released in 1919. One side depicts a fallen soldier being comforted by a female representation of Australia. The other side shows the outline of a soldier

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Error Coin Spotlight – 1974 5c Flip Over Off Centre Double Strike

Above you can see a stunning 1974 5 cent that has a second strike about 75% off centre from the first. Keen observers will also note that the second strike on the obverse shows part of the 5 cent reverse

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Error Coin Spotlight – 2001 20 Cent Struck on Bi-Metal Planchet

Above you can see a truly spectacular error, a 2001 Australian 20 cent struck on a bi-metal planchet. Wrong or foreign planchet errors are at the apex of desirability for Australian error collectors, and errors like this coin that are

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eBay Error Coins of the Week

It’s time to have a look at some of the most interesting error coins available to Australian buyers via eBay auctions or BIN listings. 1976 Broadstrike Error 5 Cent The broadstrike coin error is the most commonly available error on

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eBay Error Coins of the Week

It’s time to have a look at some of the most interesting error coins available to Australian buyers via eBay auctions or BIN listings. Australia 1964 Ramstrike Penny The ramstrike or high lip coin error is a favourite among collectors.

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eBay Error Coins of the Week

It’s time to have a look at some of the most interesting error coins available to Australian buyers via eBay auctions or BIN listings. Australian 1966 Upset Coin Error The upset 1966 London minted 10 cent is a particular favourite

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These Coins ARE NOT Errors

A look at some of the more common damaged coins that are passed off as error coins or simply mistaken as error coins.

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Elliptical Clip or Elliptical Planchet Error Coins

The rarest form of the clipped planchet error is the elliptical clipped planchet or elliptical planchet error coin. This unusual type of clipped planchet error occurs (just like the other clipped planchet errors) during the manufacture of the blanks for

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eBay Error Coins of the Week

This is the first of what we hope will be a regular feature where we look at a few of the most interesting error coins available to Australian buyers via eBay auctions or BIN listings. Australian 1962 Partial Collar (Ramstrike)

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