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1 Florin - Edward VIII Pattern

1 Florin - Edward VIII (Pattern) -  obverse 1 Florin - Edward VIII (Pattern) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Pattern
Year 1937
Value 1 Florin (0.1)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 10.703 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes

Obverse

Machined off, originally had the portrait of King Edward VIII

Reverse

Based on the arms of the Commonwealth of Australia, as authorised by Royal Warrant 19 September 1912 - composed of a shield divided into six parts, each containing a representation of the badge of a State (although that of South Australia is depicted as three sheaves of wheat above a rising sun instread of the authorised Piping Shrike). The shield is supported by a kangaroo and an emu standing on a grassy mound accompanied by small branches of wattle. Above the shield is a crown instead of the Federation star.

Lettering:
FLORIN
K·G
1937
AUSTRALIA

Engraver: George Edgar Kruger Gray

Edge

Milled

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1937  Pattern

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