Friday, December 21, 2012

Brazil Recalls Thousands of Flawed Coins

Silver Coin Melt Values
Casa da Moeda do Brasil, the Brazilian mint, has reported that a 50 centavos coin was received as change in the city of Rio de Janeiro with a reverse that stated only 5 centavos.

Examination of the coin revealed that it was a manufacturing flaw that affected a maximum of about 40,000 coins, or about 2 hours worth of production.

The mint will be recalling and replacing the affected coins.

Read more at Casa da Moeda do Brasil

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