These occur when the metallic content of coinage changes. A coin struck by dies intended to strike a different alloy.
Canada's most famous transitional strike is the 1944 "Tombac" five cent. 

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Canadian wrong denominations

Canadian coins struck on planchets intended for foreign coinage

Foreign coins struck on planchets intended for Canadian coinage

Canadian coins struck by foreign mint on a foreign planchet

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