CANADIAN ERROR COINS - DIE VARIETIES
Prior to 1980, impression of a die required up to five hubbings to achieve total transfer of the design.
Slight misalignments (may be lateral, rotated or pivotal for example) between hub and die may occur.
Also includes dies that have been hubbed by two distinctly different hubs.
In the past the terms "Re-engraving", "Re-cut", "Re-entry"
and "Re-entered" were intended to describe Doubled Dies.
Shifted, Rotated, Swing and Rocking was also used to describe the "Shift".
These terms were incorrectly applied most of the time,
most coins described this way are actually Die Deterioration Doubling.
1858 Five Cents -Large Date over Small Date Reverse
1952 Fifty Cents -#1 -HP on the Obverse, later progressions exhibit a "Hoof through the Date" Die Crack.
1952 Fifty Cents -#2 -HP on the Obverse, not as extreme as #1, later progressions exhibit a "Hoof through the Date" Die Crack.
1968 One Dollar -Extra Waterlines Reverse
1974 One Dollar -Extra Yoke Reverse
- This page DOES NOT contain all the Doubled Die varieties known to the Canadian Error Coins website. Currently only those that have widely been accepted will be listed here.
- All varieties here have a premium value over their regular counterparts of the same date.
- Values for all coins listed here may be derived from dealer advertisements, auction results, coin guides and published trends of Canadian coins. Please do not contact us regarding the value of any coin. Please refer to your local library or bookstore.
- If you have knowledge of any other Canadian coin that should be included in this list,
Please contact Patrick Glassford.
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Changes last made on: 02/11/04
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