Australia 20 Cent 1975 Clamshell Split Planchet Error


Coin Type:Australia 20 Cent
Grade:Extremely Fine
Mint:Royal Australian Mint
Obverse:Elizabeth II (Arnold Machin)
Reverse:Platypus (Stuart Devlin)

1975 20 cent with a mostly split planchet but the two halves have not detached. Planchet split around more than half of the coin’s rim forming the characteristic ‘clamshell’ shape that gives this type of error it’s name.

You can read more about clamshell errors here.

Supplied in an archival Saflip.