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Coin: Florin 1937
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value2 (x Shilling) TypeFlorin (Silver)
Year1937 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage1,190,200 (1.2 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 1,190,200 (1.2 million)
MaterialSilver 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

Bare head of King George VI facing left; around, the monarch's legend GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR; below the neck truncation in small letters are the artist's initials HP (for [Thomas] Humphrey Paget).

Obverse inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse

A kiwi bird standing, facing left; around above, NEW ZEALAND; around below, the value and date ONE FLORIN 1937; in small letters to right of date the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND ONE FLORIN 1937
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

First year of issue for King George VI.

Florin 1937: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 200 (included in main number)
Florin 1937: Photos
Florin 1937: Photo Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1937
Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1937
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Florin 1937: Photo Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1937
Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1937
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Florin 1937: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 10.1
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide144
Australian Coin ChartNF5
Florin 1937: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
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 Circulation mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mintage Circulation mintage
Australian Coin Chart 1966 Mintage Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Proof mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 Varieties Proof
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Varieties link Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
Florin 1937 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 463.90 465.54 467.17 468.81
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 251.75 250.25 248.76 247.26
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 88.87 87.72 86.58 85.43
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 26.66 25.11 23.55 22.00
Royal MintFine (F) 13.13 13.47 13.82 14.16
Florin 1937 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal MintProofProof 532.13 513.82 495.50 477.19
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 148.02 142.21 136.40 130.59
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 92.27 88.24 84.20 80.17
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 37.09 36.41 35.74 35.06
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 16.57 16.35 16.13 15.90
Royal MintFine (F) 7.42 7.87 8.33 8.79
Historic values in NZD for Florin 1937 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Florin 1937 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Florin 1937 / Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Florin 1937: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Florin > 1937
Florin 1937: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1937
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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