This is not an error
By Lightw4re | Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Here are some relatively common examples of coins with marks that aren't genuine errors and varieties.
Vending machines (and parking meters)
Some vending machines (public phones, candy dispensers, etc.) draw a circular concave line on coins inserted into them. Examples:
There are many ways (soaking, coating, heating,...) to change the visual color of a coin to make it looks like a Wrong planchet. Examples:
Off center 2-dollars core
Different methods can be used to remove and to put back the core of a 2-dollars coin from its ring. Example:
In recent years, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued colored coins. The color on them can be easily removed with cleaning products that contains specific chemical properties. Examples:
- Canadian coins
- Canadian banknotes
- Canadian tokens and medals
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