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Coin type: Florin Three Shields
Description

Composition: 0.925 silver (0.3364 oz ASW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofFlorin Sub-types
Face value2 (x Shilling)
Years produced1893 - 1901 CurrentNo (demonetised 1993)
Material0.925 Silver DesignerEdward J. Poynter
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.3000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)11.3100
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Victoria facing left wearing veil over back of crown, ribbon and star of the Garter, pearl necklet with pendant and pearl earring; text around, 'VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.'; in field below bust the artist's initials, 'T.B.' (for Thomas Brock).

Obverse inscription

VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.

Reverse

Partly within the Garter, three shields with arms of England, Ireland and Scotland below a crown; a rose, thistle and shamrock between shields; crossed scepters behind shields; around, 'ONE FLORIN TWO SHILLINGS 1893'; the date divided by the base of the Garter.

Reverse inscription

ONE FLORIN TWO SHILLINGS [year]

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Florin Three Shields: Photos

Proof Coin - Florin, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1893
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Proof Coin - Florin, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1893
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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List of 9 coins of type: Florin Three Shields from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Florin 1893 1,667,415 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Florin 1894 1,952,842 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Florin 1895 2,182,968 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Florin 1896 2,944,416 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Florin 1897 1,699,921 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Florin 1898 3,061,343 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Florin 1899 3,966,953 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Florin 1900 5,528,630 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Florin 1901 2,648,870 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.