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by ve3msb
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 2016 delaminating Nickle
Replies: 1
Views: 7670

2016 delaminating Nickle

First noticed this nickle due to its rough edges. On closer examination, it looks like the plating is coming off. Is this a Mint defect or a normal occurrence?
by ve3msb
Tue May 03, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: 2 dollars
Topic: $2.00 Knowledge 2000
Replies: 4
Views: 6429

Re: $2.00 Knowledge 2000

Any thoughts on the extra 'lump' under the biggest bear's paw? It isn't a uniform size, i.e., not round but a 'glob'. And of course the uncentred centre. Given that the D/C on the "N" in Canada covers both parts of the coin, are the coins stamped as a whole? Or is the centre pressed separa...
by ve3msb
Tue May 03, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: 2 dollars
Topic: $2.00 Knowledge 2000
Replies: 4
Views: 6429

Re: $2.00 Knowledge 2000

Thanks for your input on this coin. I figured if it was a 'crack' as in, when the centre was attached, it would show on both sides, but the head of the coin is very clean and no marks. The obverse is full of errors, at least 4 that I can see.
by ve3msb
Mon May 02, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: 2 dollars
Topic: $2.00 Knowledge 2000
Replies: 4
Views: 6429

$2.00 Knowledge 2000

This $2.00 coin has so much wrong with it! There is a die crack in the "N" of Canada on the reverse. The centre section is offset towards the 7 O'Clock direction. There is an extra 'blob' located under the leading bear's paw and there may be a crack in the "2" of 2000. I'm fairly...