Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Nicholas Molinari, May 18, 2022.
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Edit: OK, we posted at the same time... lol Still want to know if I read it right for the right reasons...
)), but this is often referred to as a "clipped coin" or "clipped planchet" where, as the planchet (or blank) is punched from the metal strip, the punch overlaps where another planchet was punched.
They call it a Clipped Planchet because it looks like it was clipped. But the reality is that it never was. It is incomplete because the planchet was cut out from the sheet of stock metal a bit to close to the previous planchet.
Thats funny,and I get criticized for using incomplete planchet instead!!!Insider.
The acceptable numismatic term is Curved clip.
The correct term for this is an Incomplete Planchet. There are many types but yours is the curved clip.
Here’s a few of mine:
This is a piece of the flat sheet that is left after the planchet is punched out.
This diagram shows how these types of errors are produced. They occur when the metal strip is not rolled out correctly.
In the diagram above, notice on the far right about half way from the top the Triple Clip. Here’s an example:
Never get tired of seeing this one.
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