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Coin type: Florin George VI (Silver)
Description

Starting with this issue, one florin coins now carried the denomination as "two shillings". Composition: 0.500 silver (0.1818 oz ASW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofFlorin Sub-types
Face value2 (x Shilling)
Years produced1937 - 1946 CurrentNo (demonetised 1993)
Material0.500 Silver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.3000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)11.3100
Obverse

Bare head of King George VI facing left; around, part of the the monarch's legend in Latin GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX (George the Sixth, by the Grace of God, King of all the Britains); below the neck truncation in small letters are the artist's initials HP (for [Thomas] Humphrey Paget).

Obverse inscriptionGEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Reverse

A crowned rose dividing a thistle above the letter G and a shamrock above the letter R; around above, the rest of the monarch's legend FID: DEF: IND: IMP: (Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India); around below, TWO SHILLINGS and the date. Divided by the base of the rose, in tiny letters the artist's initials KG (for George Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionFID: DEF: IND: IMP: TWO SHILLINGS [year]
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Florin George VI (Silver): Photos

Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), George VI, Great Britain, 1941
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), George VI, Great Britain, 1941
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
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List of 10 coins of type: Florin George VI (Silver) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Two Shillings (Florin) 1937 13,033,183 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1938 7,909,388 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1939 20,850,607 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1940 18,700,338 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1941 24,451,079 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1942 39,895,243 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1943 26,711,987 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1944 27,560,005 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1945 25,858,049 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1946 22,300,254 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
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