1 Florin - Edward VIII Pattern

1 Florin - Edward VIII (Pattern) -  obverse1 Florin - Edward VIII (Pattern) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Type Pattern
Year 1937
Value 1 Florin (0.1)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 10.703 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes


Machined off, originally had the portrait of King Edward VIII


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.


Engraver: George Edgar Kruger Gray



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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
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