1 Flóirin / 2 Scilling

Features

Country Ireland
Period Republic (1937-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1939-1943
Value 2 Shillings = 1 Florin = 1/10 Pound (0.1)
Currency Pound (1928-1971)
Composition Silver (.750)
Weight 11.3104 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 01-06-1994
References KM# 15,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Sp# 6634
  • Emma Howard (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Pre-Decimal Issues (55th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667536.
  • Geoff Kitchen (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Decimal Issues (6th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667215.

Obverse

Cláirseach (or Gaelic harp)

Lettering:
éire
1940

Translation: Ireland

Reverse

Salmon, facing right

Lettering:
Flóirín
2s

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.

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1939  1,080,000 6.67 8.94 15.11 51%
1939  0.9% Proof
1940  670,000 7.65 13.39 38%
1940  0.9% Proof
1941  400,000 11.92 25%
1941  0.9% Proof
1942  109,000 12%
1943  35 1.7% ultra rare

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