The florin was introduced into circulation in 1849 as a first step towards decimal coinage. This coin is a rejected pattern for the florin prepared in 1848. The denomination proposed for the coin was a decade which it defines as a tenth of a pound and 100 milles.
Head of Queen Victoria facing left wearing ribbon in hair; around, VICTORIA REGINA; below, 1848.
At centre within an open wreath of oak, ONE / DECADE above a trident; around above, 100 MILLES; around below, ONE TENTH OF A POUND
Not listed in Krause.