Silver coin; Denomination: Florin
Royal Mint, London
King Edward VII (1901-1910)

This coin was current in Australia and this was the the model (in terms of size and alloy) for this denomination among those chosen for the coinage of the Commonwealth of Australia (beginning in 1910). A florin is a 2 shillings coin.

Obverse Description

Bare head of the King facing right; below in small letters De S. (for G.W. De Saulles Mint Engraver); around, EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:

Reverse Description

Britannia standing on the prow of an ancient ship wearing helmet, armour, dress and flowing cape; holding a trident and resting left hand on shield; around, ONE FLORIN TWO SHILLINGS; in prow, 1902

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