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 Posted 09/09/2019  12:54 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add IndianGoldEagle to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Canada (Lower) (1811-13) 1/2d token LC49A1, Host coin Bristol 1811 1/2d token



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 Posted 09/09/2019  4:46 pm  Show Profile   Check NumisRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add NumisRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great idea for a thread!

The 1919 Italian 20 centesimi was overstruck on the 1894 issue. On this coin you can just make out the '20' of the old design on the reverse, and some of the wreath on the obverse:


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An older example is this French Decime of Revolutionary Year 5, overstruck on the 2 Decimes, which had a very similar design. I haven't got an unaltered host coin, but I've arrowed the 'S' of 'DECIMES' and the edge of the bust from the original striking:



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Great topic. Ill keep checking back for examples.
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Two good additions!
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Bank of England -- 1 dollar, 1804-1811:



These were overstruck on Spanish 8 reales coins.
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United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves -- 960 reis, 1819:



You can see faint pillars on the obverse, presumable from a Mexico 8 reales coin.
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