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Coin: Florin 1948
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value2 (x Shilling) TypeFlorin (CuproNickel)
Year1948 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage1,750,000 (1.8 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 1,750,000 (1.8 million)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)11.3000
Obverse

King's head, bare, facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; below neck truncation in small letters the artist's initials HP ([Thomas] Humphrey Paget).

Obverse inscription KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Reverse

A kiwi standing facing left; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, ONE FLORIN 1948; after the date in small letters the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND ONE FLORIN 1948
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

After the independence of India, King George VI was no longer styled "Emperor" on coins. This is the first year with the new legend on New Zealand coins.

Florin 1948: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Florin 1948: Photos
Florin 1948: Photo GEORGE VI, florin 1948
GEORGE VI, florin 1948
Copyright: Noble Numismatics
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Florin 1948: Photo GEORGE VI, florin 1948
GEORGE VI, florin 1948
Copyright: Noble Numismatics
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Florin 1948: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 18
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide153
Australian Coin ChartNF16
Florin 1948: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mintage
Australian Coin Chart 1966 Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins 1988 Varieties Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
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Florin 1948 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 779.87 803.43 827.00
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 596.26 591.52 586.78
Royal Mint LondonAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 232.22 234.42 236.62
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 77.87 76.35 74.82
Royal Mint LondonVery Fine (VF) 18.29 17.14 15.98
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 2.92 2.86 2.81
Florin 1948 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 167.93 162.36 156.80
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 69.24 67.81 66.38
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 28.65 27.61 26.57
Royal Mint LondonVery Fine (VF) 7.40 6.60 5.80
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 1.06 1.05 1.05
Royal Mint LondonProofProof 397.70 392.36 387.02
Historic values in NZD for Florin 1948 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Florin 1948 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Florin 1948 / Proof / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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List of all (23) coins of type: New Zealand / Florin
Florin 1933 Florin 1934 Florin 1935 Florin 1936 Florin 1937 Florin 1940
Florin 1941 Florin 1942 Florin 1943 Florin 1944 Florin 1945 Florin 1946
Florin 1947 Florin 1948 Florin 1949 Florin 1950 Florin 1951 Florin 1953
Florin 1961 Florin 1962 Florin 1963 Florin 1964 Florin 1965