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"Clipped" Planchet Errors => Valuable?

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 Posted 01/31/2012  6:44 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add stevex6 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
"Clipped" planchet error coins => are they valuable?

Ummmm, sure, maybe they're not as valuable as a coin struck on the incorrect planchet, or even as vauable as a broadstruck coin, but are these clipped planchet coins valuable?

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 Posted 01/31/2012  7:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ugly to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not really, the only real valuable ones I've seen are the confirmed multiples. (multiple clips).

But in an open auction you never know.
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 Posted 01/31/2012  7:36 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fioti to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 01/31/2012  7:57 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I would pay in the $10 to $50 range for a clipped planchet. There would need to be some other additional factor involved for me to pay more, such as a silver coin in superior grade.

With the exception of a single coin, all of my clipped planchet errors are in base metals.
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 Posted 01/31/2012  10:33 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mysterious_dr_x to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's worth at least a few bucks, so it's always nice to find one. But usually, the bigger the clip and the bigger the denomination, the better.
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 Posted 02/01/2012  07:30 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add stevex6 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks ... I bought six clipped pennies at an auction for $35 (then afterwards, I wondered if I'd merely purchased six cents worth of damaged pennies) ...

So I'm glad to hear that at least they're worth a few bucks!
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 Posted 02/01/2012  09:17 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ugly to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well there's thing, for 35 bucks you can get hours of amusement just looking at them and seeing how the clip affects the rest of the coin. If I drive to the nearest movie theatre (which I do) 35 bucks doesn't even cover the gas never mind tickets and popcorn.

So, where's the great pics?

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 Posted 02/01/2012  10:05 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add stevex6 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I don't have any of my auction spoils, yet => but if they're purdy-enough, I'll try to post some pics, but if they suck, then I'll merely pretend that they didn't show-up (deal?)
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 Posted 02/02/2012  5:50 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Scissel to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here is a link to a price guide for Canadian curved clips. I was surprised to find it when I stumbled across it on Pat Glassford's site a while ago. Kinda neat:

http://www.coinscan.com/mintingvari...t/clipp.html
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 Posted 02/02/2012  6:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add stevex6 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
thanks Scissel => that is a useful chart
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 Posted 09/01/2014  8:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Vancouver IslandCoinKid to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I am an avid collector of clipped canadian coins, I am extremely fascinated with everything to do with clipped planchets and their origin, I am always looking for clipped canadian coins of any denomination. Thanks scissel also I learned a lot!
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 Posted 09/01/2014  8:57 pm  Show Profile   Check SPP-Ottawa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SPP-Ottawa to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Depends on the planchet.... and depends on the context...

This one is quite valuable... I found the matching triple clip of this blank planchet.

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 Posted 09/01/2014  10:05 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DBM to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice pair! How did they determine it's a 1982 planchet ?
"Dipping" is not considered cleaning...
-from PCGS website
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 Posted 09/01/2014  10:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Smallcentguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Just interjecting here.....but collecting date sets of clips coins is an interesting project.

I am sure it is harder for larger denominations (due to lower mintages), but I am now nearly complete on cents from George Vi up to the middie of Elizabeth. George V clips seem to be very tough to find as are later Elizabeth clips.
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 Posted 09/01/2014  10:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Vancouver IslandCoinKid to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
hey small cent guy, let me know when you want to sell them! drooling! wow! I have recently started up a collection, it is very tough, let me know if you want to get rid of any of your doubles! thanks for sharing sherwood park pennies! you are the man with the coin!
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 Posted 09/01/2014  11:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Smallcentguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Sorry not for sale.

Been working for maybe 10 years at it now,,,,will take a while I think.
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