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1 Markka, 1949H - Finland (Strange Error in Date!)  
 

 
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 Posted 03/21/2012  2:52 pm Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Kingz to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Looks like a extreme locally filled die, or perhaps a restrike / overstrike of the date? I also see in the catalog that there is an Iron variation and a extremely rare Copper variation (which has known counterfeits). So maybe it has something to do with this, but I doubt it.

Anyways, it's cool looking error



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03/21/2012 2:53 pm
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 Posted 03/21/2012  3:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add DVCollector to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think the "49" looks different because it was punched seperately into each die.
Here is a page discussing 1 Markka varieties for 1949
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 Posted 03/21/2012  3:29 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kingz to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for the link DVC, I think I found the correct variation. It comes the most close to my coin I think. I didn't know there were so many variations of this coin

1mk 1949 VI: Tips are different lenght, H close to a handle of the sword. "4" re-engraved! (Holmasto VI, SNY 438.4)


http://koti.mbnet.fi/jm78/1markka/1...949_eng.html
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