Silver coin; Denomination: Florin
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936)

George V died on 20 January, but this type of coin was struck throughout 1936. Most coins of this date are considered to have been struck during the reign of Edward VIII (1936).

Obverse Description

Bare head of the King facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX

Reverse Description

Four flat topped shields forming a cross around the letter G, the shields bear the arms of England (top left and bottom right), Scotland (top right) and Ireland (bottom left); in the angles four crowned sceptres; around above, FID . DEF IND . IMP; around below, 1936 . ONE FLORIN

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