CANADIAN ERROR COINS - DIE VARIETIES

Rotated Dies

Since 1908, all Canadian coins have been struck in the medal arrangement.
Coins showing different die axis arrangements are the result of a die in a wrong
position in relation to its mate.

1918 One Cent -45 degrees clockwise
1967 One Cent -20 degrees counter clockwise
1978 One Cent -20 degrees counter clockwise
1979 One Cent -135 degrees counter clockwise
1981 One Cent -20 degrees counter clockwise

1940 Five Cents -20 degrees counter clockwise
1965 Five Cents -20 degrees counter clockwise
1978 Five Cents -15 degrees clockwise

1967 Ten Cents -20 degrees counter clockwise
1968 Ten Cents Silver -180 degrees
1978 Ten Cents -180 degrees

1967 Twenty-Five Cents -15 degrees counter clockwise
1977 Twenty-Five Cents -135 degrees clockwise
1992 Twenty-Five Cents New Brunswick -45 degrees clockwise
1992 Twenty-Five Cents New Brunswick -100 degrees clockwise
1992 Twenty-Five Cents New Brunswick -180 degrees

1945 Fifty Cents -15 degrees counter clockwise
1967 Fifty Cents -20 degrees counter clockwise

1951 One Dollar -20 degrees counter clockwise
1954 One Dollar -25 degrees clockwise
1967 One Dollar -150 degrees counter clockwise
1982 One Dollar -180 degrees

1996 Two Dollars -25 degree counter clockwise
1996 Two Dollars -90 degree clockwise
1996 Two Dollars -90 degree counter clockwise

Regular Die Axis Arrangement

Dies in the medal alignment-

  • Province of Canada One Cent.
  • Canada One Cent and beginning 1908 all coinage.
  • New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Half Cent and One Cent.
  • Newfoundland One Cent except 1872.
  • Prince Edward Island One Cent.

Dies in the coinage alignment-

  • Province of Canada Five Cents, Ten Cents, Twenty Cents.
  • Canada Five Cents, Ten Cents, Twenty-five Cents, Fifty Cents to 1907.
  • New Brunswick Five Cents, Ten Cents, Twenty Cents.
  • Newfoundland -1872(only) One Cent, Five Cents, Ten Cents, Twenty Cents, Fifty Cents.

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