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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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Australia 1948 Penny Struck on Underweight Planchet

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine October 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint Our showcased error coin this month is an error type that is a particular favourite of one of the authors.

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Australia 1988 $2 with Curved Clipped Planchet Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine September 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the Mint If you’re even slightly active in the online coin community you’ll know that a major Australian media company published an

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Australia 1943I Penny Large Reverse Rim Cud Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine August 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint As error collectors the authors of this article are always on the lookout for the best examples of a particular

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Australian Decimal Banknote Plate Identification Letters

The current Renniks Australian Coin and Banknote Values catalogues lists just two Australian decimal notes with Plate Identification Letters (PILs). These are the 1991 $10 R-313a (Fraser/Cole) and 1991 $50 R-513a (Fraser/Cole). This article will display locations of PILs on

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1951 Penny Flaking Planchet Flaw Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine July 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint Collectors of error coins would know that the most common type of pre-decimal coin error is the ‘planchet flaw’. This

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1961 Elliptical Clipped Shilling

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine June 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint In this article we showcase an unusually shaped 1961 shilling which at first glance appears to be a cut down

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1966 10 Cent Upset Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine May 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint Let’s play a game! Take an Australian coin out of your purse or wallet and hold it by the edges

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1966-1984 2 Cent Off Centre Strike Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine April 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint If you’re new to coin collecting or just new to error coins then the ‘off centre’ coin error is among

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1953-1964 Half Penny Die Adjustment Strike Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine March 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint The accompanying image shows an Australian coin, half penny in size and weight, that is missing almost all the design

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