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by henrysmedford
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: RCM Products
Topic: Mint Marks
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: Mint Marks

The "P" is not a mintmark ... it means "plated" construction. Wikipedia calls it a mint mark :P https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Canadian_Mint P – From 2001 to 2006, most 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, and 50¢ coins issued for circulation were struck with a P Mint Mark to represent the Royal Canadian Mint'...
by henrysmedford
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: 25 cents
Topic: 2010 25 cents missing color
Replies: 6
Views: 196

Re: 2010 25 cents missing color

Google Translate came up with—- Top and bottom of the color for circulation coins 2004 to 2018 By beaver | Monday January 28, 2019 Since 2004 the Royal Canadian Mint has issued 19 coins with color patterns for the circulation currency of different denominations. This study is not intended to be tech...
by henrysmedford
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: 25 cents
Topic: 2008 25 cents with copper
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: 2008 25¢ with copper

From https://www.mint.ca/store/news/royal-canadian-mint-credits-patented-multiply-plating-for-record-year-in-minting-international-circulation-coins-5000068 RCM Multi-ply plating is a unique electroplating process which deposits thin, alternating layers of nickel and copper over a steel core, or "bl...
by henrysmedford
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: 1977 1 cent stamped on brass or bronze
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Re: 1977 1 cent stamped on brass or bronze

I and my son went looked at way to many pennies in the past and they show up in all kinds of colors.
Watch the video for some fun.
See—
https://abcnews.go.com/Business/laws-ch ... tlSft3NLdw
by henrysmedford
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: 1977 1 cent stamped on brass or bronze
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Re: 1977 1 cent stamped on brass or bronze

https://www.flickr.com/photos/23562823@ ... ed-public/

In the link above are some US cents that I have found like yours.
by henrysmedford
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: 1977 1 cent stamped on brass or bronze
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Re: 1977 1 cent stamped on brass or bronze

[youtube]https://youtu.be/5fmRfsep450[/youtube]

Just a thought watch the YouTube
by henrysmedford
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Stamps - UAE
Replies: 1
Views: 504

Re: Stamps - UAE

by henrysmedford
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: coins of the British empire/commonwealth
Replies: 2
Views: 1119

Re: coins of the British empire/commonwealth

Thanks for the post. Makes you think. I would hit the like button if there was one.
by henrysmedford
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: 1980 Error coin
Replies: 4
Views: 2324

Re: 1980 Error coin

Still learning how do you know that it came from the mint that way? And how do you tell if it’s post mint damage?
by henrysmedford
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Availability of 50 Cent and Nickel Dollars at Banks in Canada
Replies: 8
Views: 2816

Re: Availability of 50 Cent and Nickel Dollars at Banks in Canada

FlaCanadaCoinFan wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:18 pm
Thank

A big difference is we do not have an alloy recovery program, so we are able to acquire those coins at banks.
That’s because our coins down here in the states are worth recovering.
:D
If you go to the website coinflation With the composition of .999 nickel makes them worth recycling.
by henrysmedford
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Availability of 50 Cent and Nickel Dollars at Banks in Canada
Replies: 8
Views: 2816

Re: Availability of 50 Cent and Nickel Dollars at Banks in Canada

Have you tried a coin store in the US. My local coin shop has plenty of Canadian coins and they sell at a .8 of face and then an extra .8 for the exchange rate.
by henrysmedford
Tue May 21, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Sell, Buy and Trade
Topic: want to trade canadian coins for sacagawea dollar
Replies: 5
Views: 3391

Re: want to trade canadian coins for sacagawea dollar

You can also order them from the US mint and they ship to Canada.
by henrysmedford
Tue May 21, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Sell, Buy and Trade
Topic: want to trade canadian coins for sacagawea dollar
Replies: 5
Views: 3391

Re: want to trade canadian coins for sacagawea dollar

You might want to join the group over at [url]realcent.org[/url] There are several members at that site that live right on the border and trade in both Canadian and American coins.
by henrysmedford
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: 10 cents
Topic: 1965 Dime plancette error?
Replies: 4
Views: 2490

Re: 1965 Dime plancette error?

Bill in Burl wrote:What's the weight and diameter. It looks like someone shaved some silver off the rim.

I think the post listed it at.

It is 2.0g, 16.3mm x 1.1mm
by henrysmedford
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: RCM question about foreign coins struck
Replies: 2
Views: 3521

Re: RCM question about foreign coins struck

By the way I read this Wikipedia article I don’t think they made any coins in 1968.
See.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_foreign_countries_with_coinage_struck_at_the_Royal_Canadian_Mint