Counterfeit Toonies Catalogue

Since their introduction to Canadian circulation in 1996, our $2 coins, or "toonies" as we affectionately know them have been subject to two major series of counterfeit coins.

  • BWJM Numbers
    BWJM Numbers

    Discover the cataloguing system used to easily describe the features of these coins.

  • Media and Links
    Media and Links

    Counterfeit $2 coins have been featured in various media reports and other websites. Access them here.

Latest Website Update

2021-10-16:

  • Added: Obverse die crack CT02-2
  • Added: Obverse die clash CT-OC8
  • Added: Reverse die clash CT-RC5

For more updates, check the full list of Website Updates.

DISCLAIMER: This website is designed solely for educational and reference purposes. The collecting of counterfeit coins or currency is illegal and explicitly not condoned by this website.