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1971 British Columbia Nickel Dollar - Major Error

 
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 Posted 12/14/2019  5:05 pm Show Profile   Check SPP-Ottawa's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add SPP-Ottawa to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Now that this one is safely tucked away in the safety deposit box, it is one I definitely want to share with the community. I acquired this one in late October.

This is a 1971 dollar, struck on a Canadian 10c planchet. It is uniface, which means it caught a ride on a nickel dollar planchet and was struck by the hammer die. This does not necessarily rule out shenanigans at the mint back in the early 1970s... but at least this one is plausible...

https://www.PCGS.com/cert/32960790

Somewhere, out there, is a 1971 nickel dollar with a matching indent...
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 Posted 12/14/2019  6:07 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dennman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's a unique error. What a pair of errors it would be to have both the dollar and the dime.
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 Posted 12/14/2019  6:53 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Remarkable for sure. Thanks!
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 Posted 12/14/2019  7:27 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add oriole to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Major error-you weren't kidding us.
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 Posted 12/14/2019  8:24 pm  Show Profile   Check silverwolf's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add silverwolf to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
gotta believe this would be a one of a kind.. Probably an assisted error. But a beauty coin for sure.
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 Posted 12/15/2019  09:32 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mcshilling to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Now that's a cool coin.
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