1 Flóirin / 2 Scilling


Issuer Ireland
Period Republic (1937-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1939-1943
Value 2 Shillings = 1 Florin = 1/10 Pound (0.1)
Currency Pound (1826-1971)
Composition Silver (.750)
Weight 11.3104 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized 6 January 1994
Number N# 12547
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 15,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Sp# 6634
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.


Cláirseach (or Gaelic harp)


Translation: Ireland


Salmon, facing right


Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.




Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1939  1 080 000 $ 6.38 $ 8.54 $ 15 52%
1939  0.5% Proof
1940  670 000 $ 7.31 $ 14 $ 15 37%
1940  0.5% Proof
1941  400 000 $ 11 25%
1941  0.5% Proof
1942  109 000 $ 7.97 11%
1943  35 1.8% ultra rare

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