1cent 1962 harp/guitar

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1cent 1962 harp/guitar

Postby mithrandir » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:33 pm

These are 2 of my favorite varieties of canadian coins.

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Postby Lightw4re » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:57 pm

These are nice coins.

The guitar one is harder to find. You can see that variety in the Errors and Variety section #12 and #13.

If you want to buy one of them, or any other 1 cent 1962 variety, I suggest you to contact Fiston2005.

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Postby BCNumismatics » Sat Sep 06, 2008 7:00 am

Lightw4re,
How scarce is the 'Guitar' variety,& what dates does it occur on?

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Postby Lightw4re » Sat Sep 06, 2008 8:21 am

I'll say like the 1948 A between denticles. If you take a look at this list, you'll get your answer for the second question:
http://www.coinsandcanada.com/index.php ... _varieties

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Postby zonad » Wed Dec 10, 2008 7:38 pm

I have a theory that the guitar and harp are the result of repetitive clashes of dies which are loose and slowly rotating. As the guitar continues to strike coins the damage caused by the clashes is worn away which results in the harp.

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Postby mkb » Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:11 am

Some nice recent trades of the Guitar Strings variety - both in MS65 color of RED:



http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie ... :IT&ih=003


http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie ... :IT&ih=003

The first one came in at $255.00 CDN and the second one came in at $250.00 CDN.

This is also and up and coming variety.


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