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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
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1996 $2.50$3.40$5.90$9.30$51.60$340-
1996 - German Planchet $14.70$27.00$65.00$130$250$340-
Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1996 ---$4.80$9.80$14.60$49.50
1996 - German Planchet -------
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 -------

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Varieties

German Planchet

2 dollars 1996 - German planchet

Errors and varieties from the community
Planchet errors and varieties
#494 2 dollars 1996 - Coeur décentré Dot36
#515 2 dollars 1996 - Coeur décentré yanouk55
#517 2 dollars 1996 - Coeur décentré soustrait
#858 2 dollars 1996 - Coeur décentré Lefreak
#1166 2 dollars 1996 - Flan coupé andre
Die errors and varieties
#506 2 dollars 1996 - Double BETH 2uimx4u
#1557 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé après la date al
#890 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé des deux côtés de la pièce V@UTOUR
#1556 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé sur Dollars Chemicalpete
#501 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé sur le A de Regina V@UTOUR
#1921 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé sur le L de Elizabeth andre
#499 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé sur le O de Dollars V@UTOUR
#1683 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé sur le premier E de Elizabeth andre
#1169 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé sur le premier L de Dollars andre
#1168 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé sur le R de Dollars V@UTOUR
#498 2 dollars 1996 - Coin fendillé sur le R de Regina La loutre
#1170 2 dollars 1996 - Double coin fendillé à l'avers Chemicalpete
#1171 2 dollars 1996 - Double coin fendillé au revers Chemicalpete
#503 2 dollars 1996 - Coins entrechoqués greatgaet
#504 2 dollars 1996 - Coins entrechoqués des initiales La loutre
#1255 2 dollars 1996 - Éclat de coin au-dessus du nez de l'ours Tortue
#485 2 dollars 1996 - Éclat de coin devant le nez de l'ours V@UTOUR
#2356 2 dollars 1996 - Éclat de coin sous le O de Dollar William
Miscellaneous
#1174 2 dollars 1996 - Coeur décentré Zatsta
#2360 2 dollars 1996 - Coeur décentré Dot36
#3368 2 dollars 1996 - Double 2 dollars Oli1999

Mintage

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

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 : Thursday, December 7, 2017

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