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Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), George VI, Great Britain, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 26875

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Florin
Royal Mint, London
George VI (1936-1952)

A florin is a 2 shilling (24 pence) coin
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1995
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.30 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection, HRH George VI (1895-1952)
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1937 AD
Denomination: Florin (2 Shillings)
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; below neck in small letters, HP (T. Humphrey Paget); around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Reverse Description: A crowned rose dividing a thistle above the letter G and a shamrock above the letter R; around above, FID: DEF: IND: IMP:; around below,TWO SHILLINGS 1937
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM George VI, England, Great Britain, 1937
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4081 Pages

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