Rolled Thin Planchet

Cut from portions of strip that, due to malfunctions during rolling (e.g. roller misalignment), and are short of prescribed thickness.
These differ from Split Planchets, as there are no striation marks evident.

Rolled Thin Planchet Trends - Approximately 1/2 weight


1 5  10 25 50 $1
George VI


$35 $90 $150 $600 $3,000
Elizabeth II
1953 - 1967
$30 $25 $75 $100 $250 $2,000
Elizabeth II
1968 - Date
$20 $25 $65 $85 $150 $1,000

This thin planchet has been struck through a regular planchet. Often thin planchets whether being rolled thin or splitting due to lamination, will be fed to dies along with a regular planchet and will produce a "unifaced" appearance on the inside of the two coins struck together.

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