Proof coin for a Florin with Queen Victoria issued by Great Britain, 1893.
Silver coin struck by Royal Mint, London.

A florin is a 2 shillings coin.

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the Queen 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.' (Thomas Brock).

Reverse Description

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.

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