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Australia 50 Cent 1975 Clamshell Split Planchet Error


Coin Type:Australia 50 Cent
Mint:Royal Australian Mint
Obverse:Elizabeth II (Arnold Machin)
Reverse:Coat of Arms (Stuart Devlin)

1976 50 cent with a mostly split planchet but the two halves have not detached. Planchet split around one third of the coin’s rim forming the characteristic ‘clamshell’ shape that gives this type of error it’s name. The coin has probably been forced open.

You can read more about clamshell errors here.

Supplied in an archival SAFLIP.

SKU: 8404 Category: