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Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), George V, Great Britain, 1936 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1595

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Florin
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936)

George V died on 20 January, but this type of coin was struck throughout 1936. Most coins of this date are considered to have been struck during the reign of Edward VIII (1936).
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.35 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1936 AD
Denomination: Florin (2 Shillings)
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Reverse Description: Four flat topped shields forming a cross around the letter G, the shields bear the arms of England (top left and bottom right), Scotland (top right) and Ireland (bottom left); in the angles four crowned sceptres; around above, FID . DEF IND . IMP; around below, 1936 . ONE FLORIN
Edge Description: milled
Material: Silver
Issued By: King George V, England, Great Britain, 1936

Most coins of this date are considered to have been struck during the reign of Edward VIII (1936).
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1936
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4037 Pages

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