Foreign Coins Struck on Planchets intended for Canadian Coinage

Foreign Coins Struck on Planchets intended for Canadian Coinage
(by the Royal Canadian Mint)

Canada strikes coins for many countries.
On rare occasion a planchet intended for Canadian coinage will get mix in with planchets intended for another country.

1981 Iraq Fifty Fils
Struck on a Canada One Cent Planchet

Bronze - 2.52 grams
Should be copper nickel - 5.5 grams
This coin was found in circulation in Iraq and sold on Ebay.

 1976 Israel Ten Agorot
Struck on a Canada One Cent Planchet

Bronze - 3.25 grams
Should be aluminum bronze 4.2 grams
This coin was found in circulation in Israel and sold on Ebay.

New Zealand Two Cents
Struck on a Canada Ten Cents Planchet

Nickel - 2.06 grams
Should be bronze 4.1 grams
This coin was found in circulation in New Zealand.
Has been returned to Canada.

More information regarding foreign coins struck by Canada

Please send any information regarding a wrong planchet to Patrick

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