Pictures of Coins of the UK

by Tony Clayton


Florins, or Two Shilling Coins


18d and 20d <<-- : -->> Half Crown

History of the Florin
Values of Florins


Please note that as the images have come from a wide range of sources, they are not to scale relative to each other.


Click here to see some of the patterns that preceded the first issue of the florin.


The Florin, or Two Shillings


Victoria

1849 2/-

1849 (Godless) Florin
Courtesy of Spink

1864 2/-

1864 (Gothic) Florin, 48 arcs, showing die number 48 south-east of the brooch on the obverse
Courtesy of Sylvester

1865 2/-

1865 Gothic Florin, die 46, brit:, colon after date (rare, most do not have that colon)
Courtesy of Martin Platt

1865 die 46

1865 Gothic Florin, detail showing position of die number 46
Courtesy of Martin Platt

1879 2/-

1879 Gothic Florin, britt:, 39 arcs, no die number
Courtesy of Spink

1883 2/-

1883 Gothic Florin, 34 arcs
Author's Collection

1884 2/-

1884 Gothic Florin, 34 arcs
Courtesy of Martin Platt

1887 2/-

1887 Jubilee Florin
Courtesy of Sylvester

1889 2/-

1889 Jubilee Florin, modified obverse
Courtesy of Martin Platt

1901 2/-

1901 Florin
Author's Collection


Edward VII

1902 2/-

1902 florin, reverse, condition good EF
Courtesy of Harold Fears

1904 2/-

1904 florin, reverse, condition fair
Author's Collection

1905 2/-

1905 florin, condition Unc
Courtesy of Martin Platt

More on the Edward VII florin page


George V

1920 2/-

1920 florin, first reverse type, good EF
Courtesy of John Quinn

1923 2/-

1923 florin, first reverse type
VF (details clear but clearly circulated)
Author's Collection

1928 2/-

1928 florin, second reverse type, good EF
Courtesy of John Quinn

1931 2/-

1931 florin, second reverse type
nearly F (well worn over whole area)
Author's Collection


George VI

1940 2/-

1940 florin, first type, silver
Author's Collection

1948 2/-

1948 florin, first type, cupronickel
Author's Collection

1949 2/-

1949 florin, second type
Courtesy of John Quinn


Elizabeth II

1953 2/-

1953 florin, first obverse
Courtesy of John Quinn

1966 2/-

1966 florin
Author's Collection

1970 2/-

1970 proof florin
Author's Collection


Links

18d and 20d <<-- : -->> Half Crown
History of the Florin
Values of Florins
Coins of the UK Index
Main Pictures Index
UK Coin Values Index

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Pictures of Coins of UK - The Florin or Two Shillings
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