1996 toonie

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1996 toonie

Post by artist54 » Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:11 pm

I have a 1996 toonie with a cutout on the edge in the shape of a U, which cuts off part of the N and A in Regina. Not sure if it is manmade or an error. Tried looking it up but couldn't find anything.

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Re: 1996 toonie

Post by Lightw4re » Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:23 pm

Can you post pictures?

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Re: 1996 toonie

Post by artist54 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:20 am

How do I post a photo, I tried but it didn't come up? I've uploaded the pics but don't know how to get them posted.

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Re: 1996 toonie

Post by Lightw4re » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:15 am

Found it.
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Looks like it was done post-production. Worth 2$.

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Re: 1996 toonie

Post by artist54 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:47 pm

Thanks How can you tell it was done post-production?

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Re: 1996 toonie

Post by SPP-Ottawa » Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:23 pm

I have seen one other like this, where it was a legitimate planchet flaw (drill clip, or a hole drilled in the nickel sheet, possibly to move it from being rolled to the cutting mill?)

My gut instinct is that this is post-mint damage, but I would love to see this one in hand.... just to be sure

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