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1998 10c Struck On Cu-Plated Steel Foreign Planchet

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 Posted 10/04/2018  12:15 am Show Profile   Check SPP-Ottawa's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add SPP-Ottawa to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Something eye-catching and cool for a Canadian error. A 1998 10c struck on a Cu-plated steel planchet intended for a Malawi 1 Tambala coin (1.8 grams). Pretty cool, especially since the planchet was very similar in size to the nickel 10c planchet - so it is almost a full collar strike.

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 Posted 10/04/2018  12:24 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add johnnysprawl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Love those foreign planchet strikes!
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 Posted 10/04/2018  02:44 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice.

How rare is an error like this from the RCM?
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CCF member Canadian varieties has one (unattributed), also in mint state. I suspect less than five is probably a good estimate...
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 Posted 10/04/2018  10:43 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bosox to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice coin.
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 Posted 10/04/2018  3:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add john100 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wasn't these the copper plated trial pieces that escaped Winnipeg ?
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Wasn't these the copper plated trial pieces that escaped Winnipeg ?


Nope - weight is different... and collar strike is much weaker than normal.
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 Posted 10/04/2018  3:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add john100 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great to know, have to find mine out, it might have wrong slab label, and a really cool example
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 Posted 10/06/2018  12:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dorado to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply



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Interesting find Congratulations
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 Posted 10/06/2018  11:24 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Awesome error coin!
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 Posted 10/08/2018  2:56 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ShareBear to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Amazing find.
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 Posted 11/27/2018  12:12 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
John100 - nice to see you the other evening. I think your 10-cent is the same as this one (and not a test piece)...
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As always, a very cool evening, and yes most likely PCGS miss attributed
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I had mine NGC slabbed
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I share in your -ing. What a lovley, flashy piece, surprised it didn't grade higher tbh.
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 Posted 11/24/2019  01:59 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The mint luster suggests that the Canadian 10 Cents is not a copper plated fake.
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