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2 dollars 1996

2 dollars 1996
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The first 2 dollars coin was officially launched on February 19, 1996. For the event, 60 million of coins should be available. Not yet ready with his technology to meet this demand, Canada purchased from Deutsche Nickel, a German supplier, planchets needed to produce the first 60 millions coins. These first coins represent the variety German Planchet described below.

2 dollars 1996 prices and values

The value of a canadian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1996 ---$2.00$2.00$2.00$2.00
1996 - German Planchet ------$9.80
1996 - Horn -------
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1996 $2.50$3.40$5.90$9.40$50.20$340-
1996 - German Planchet $14.70$27.00$65.90$130$250$340-
1996 - Horn -------
Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1996 ----$9.80--
1996 - German Planchet -------
1996 - Horn -------
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1996 ---$4.90$5.90$14.70$28.60
1996 - German Planchet -------
1996 - Horn -------

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Varieties

German Planchet

2 dollars 1996 - German planchet

Horn

2 dollars 1996 - Horne

Errors and varieties from the community
Planchet errors and varieties
#1166 2 dollars 1996 - Clipped andre
#494 2 dollars 1996 - Uncentered core Dot36
#515 2 dollars 1996 - Uncentered core yanouk55
#517 2 dollars 1996 - Uncentered core soustrait
#858 2 dollars 1996 - Uncentered core Lefreak
#3822 2 dollars 1996 - Uncentered core -
#3854 2 dollars 1996 - Uncentered core François Rufiange
#1174 2 dollars 1996 - Uncentred core Zatsta
#2360 2 dollars 1996 - Uncentred core Dot36
#3857 2 dollars 1996 - Foreign planchet François Rufiange
#3856 2 dollars 1996 - Wrong planchet François Rufiange
Die errors and varieties
#506 2 dollars 1996 - Double BETH 2uimx4u
#1255 2 dollars 1996 - Die chip horn Tortue
#485 2 dollars 1996 - Die chip near the bear's nose V@UTOUR
#2356 2 dollars 1996 - Die chip under the O of Dollar William
#503 2 dollars 1996 - Die clashes greatgaet
#504 2 dollars 1996 - Die clashes on initials La loutre
#1557 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack after the date al
#501 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack on A of Regina V@UTOUR
#890 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack on both sides V@UTOUR
#1556 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack on Dollars Chemicalpete
#499 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack on O of Dollars V@UTOUR
#498 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack on R of Regina La loutre
#1683 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack on the first E of Elizabeth andre
#1169 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack on the first L of Dollars andre
#1921 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack on the L of Elizabeth andre
#1168 2 dollars 1996 - Die crack on the R of Dollars V@UTOUR
#3823 2 dollars 1996 - Die cracks on reverse mart1n69
#1170 2 dollars 1996 - Double die crack on obverse Chemicalpete
#1171 2 dollars 1996 - Double die crack on reverse Chemicalpete
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3368 2 dollars 1996 - Double 2 dollars Oli1999
#3861 2 dollars 1996 - No ice François Rufiange
#3860 2 dollars 1996 - Spitting bear François Rufiange

Mintage

  • 2 dollars 1996 : 375 483 000
  • 2 dollars 1996 - German Planchet : 60 000 000
  • 2 dollars 1996 - Horn : -

Specifications - 2 dollars 1996

  • Alloy: Outer ring: 100% nickel, Core: 92% copper, 6% aluminum and 2% nickel
  • Weight: 7.3 grams
  • Diameter : 28 mm
  • Thickness: 1.8 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Dora de Pedery-Hunt, Ago Aarand, Reverse: Brent Townsend, Ago Aarand
  • Designer: Obverse: Dora de Pedery-Hunt, Ago Aarand, Reverse: Brent Townsend, Ago Aarand
  • Edge: Spline interrupted
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Last update : Tuesday, March 6, 2018

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