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1 Florin - George VI

Features

Country Australia
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1945
Value 1 Florin = 2 Shillings (0.1)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 40
  • 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.

Obverse

Portrait of King George VI facing left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP.
HP

Translation: George VI by the Grace of God, King of all the British territories, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

Coat of arms

Lettering:
FLO RIN
K·G
1939
AUSTRALIA

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Milled

Mints

Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)
United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

Comments

NOTE: different mint letters
S: US San Francisco Mint
no mintletter: Melbourne Mint

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  2,990,000 13.81 8% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1938  0.5% Proof
1939  630,000 12.29 3% Circulation - Melbourne Mint - Rare
1940  8,410,000 7.10 9.13 13% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1941  7,614,000 7.20 13% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1942  17,986,000 6.83 7.73 6.26 32.32 25% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1942 S 6,000,000 9.47 7.65 9.50 14% Circulation - San Francisco Mint
1943  12,762,000 6.48 7.40 10.89 9.14 16.47 33% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1943 S 11,000,000 7.35 6.28 10.35 13.99 29.40 22% Circulation - San Francisco Mint
1944  22,440,000 6.39 7.13 10.35 20.89 27% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1944 S 11,000,000 6.29 7.54 7.96 10.66 19.04 22% Circulation - San Francisco Mint
1945  11,970,000 6% Circulation - Melbourne Mint

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