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Toronto Transit Commission - 2006

Toronto Transit Commission - 2006

Description

Starting November 2006, a new bi-metallic token was put into production especially to prevent counterfeiting, replacing the 30 million tokens in circulation. Heavier, 20 million tokens were ordered in 2006 and for $2 millions, 20 million more in 2008. In 2010, counterfeit tokens were discovered. They have the same weight and the same size, but there are small typographical errors and they don't work in the automatic turnstiles.

Toronto Transit Commission - 2006 values and prices

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
$3.10$3.10$3.10$3.10$3.10$3.10$3.10
Errors and varieties from the community
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#133 Toronto Transit Commission - 1966 2007 - Counterfeit -

Specifications

  • Mintage : 20 000 000
  • Date : 2006
  • Issuer: Toronto Transit Commission
  • Mint : Osborne Coinage Company
  • Composition : Proprietary Bimetallic Alloys
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight : 1.6 grams
  • Diameter : 16 mm

Last update : Friday, January 11, 2013

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