Pictures of Coins of the UK

by Tony Clayton


Coins of Queen Victoria


Florin (Two Shillings)


Elizabeth II <-- : : --> Edward VII


Patterns


Pattern 2/-

1848 Pattern Florin, laureate head, ONE DIME
otherwise similar to the issued coin
ESC (English Silver Catalogue) 887
Courtesy of Martin Platt

Pattern 2/-

1848 Pattern Florin, laureate head, ONE DECADE
ESC 908
Courtesy of Martin Platt

Pattern 2/-

1848 Pattern Florin, plain head, ONE CENTUM
ESC 912. The term CENTUM was felt to be too easily confused with the US cent which was worth about a halfpenny at the time.
Courtesy of Martin Platt


Issued Coins


1849 2/-

1849 (Godless) Florin
Courtesy of Spink

1854 2/-

1854 Gothic Florin
Courtesy of Martin Platt

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

1868 2/-

1868 Gothic Florin, die 27, britt:
Courtesy of Martin Platt

179 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 proof Jubilee Florin
Courtesy of Spink

1889 2/-

1889 Jubilee Florin, modified obverse
Courtesy of Martin Platt

1889 2/-

1889 Jubilee Florin, VF condition
Author's Collection

1901 2/-

1901 Florin
Author's Collection


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