Wrong Planchet Errors or Off Metal Errors

Examples of Wrong Planchet Errors and Off Metal Errors on Coins.
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Off metals and wrong planchet errors occur when a blank from one denomination is accidentally fed into a press for another denomination. Examples are a nickel struck on a cent planchet and a cent struck on a dime planchet. The coin struck on an incorrect blank will weigh exactly what the denomination of that blank would have been. An even more dramatic wrong planchet error is a coin struck on a previously struck coin of a different metal.



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One thought on “Wrong Planchet Errors or Off Metal Errors

  • March 14, 2017 at 3:34 pm

    Hallo I’m hoping you can help me .I have a Lincoln ,corn, cent,the face side is normal. But the reverse
    Has two different colours brown,and more than half knickal. I’m not sure how to atach photos
    But I’m trying to sell it on UK E BAY. I put it on for bids last night Monday 13th March. As,
    Presedent Abraham Lincoln Wheat cent miss dye.
    Could you please help me value my unusual cent.thank you.
    Mr jason h croston.


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