1 Florin - George V

Features

Issuer Australia
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1911-1936
Value 1 Florin = 2 Shillings (0.1)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 9267
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 27
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned bust left, engravers initials in truncation.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP: ·
B.M.

Translation:
GEORGIVS V DEI GRATIA BRITANNIARUM OMNIUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR INDIAE IMPERATOR
George V by the Grace of God, King of all the British territories, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India
B.M.

Engraver: Edgar Bertram Mackennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

Coat of Arms of Australia, mintmark if present under the date.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ONE FLORIN - TWO SHILLINGS
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA
1917
M

Engraver: W.H.J.Blakemore

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Perth Mint, Australia
Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
M Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)

Comments

NOTE: different mint letters
M: Melbourne Mint
H: Heaton Mint
No mintletter: either Melbourne and/or Perth Mint

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1911  950 000 9% Circulation - London Mint
1911  0.2% London Mint; Proof
1912  1 000 000 $ 10 $ 53 10% Circulation - London Mint
1913  1 200 000 8% Circulation - London Mint
1913  0.3% London Mint; Proof
1914  2 300 000 $ 4.57 $ 7.27 $ 35 14% Circulation - London Mint
1914 H 500 000 4% Circulation - Heaton Mint
1914 H 0% Proof - Heaton Mint
1915  500 000 5% Circulation - London Mint
1915 H 750 000 5% Circulation - Heaton Mint
1915 H 0.11% Proof - Heaton Mint
1916 M 2 752 000 $ 7.97 $ 5.71 $ 18 14% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1916 M 25 0% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1917 M 4 305 000 $ 5.67 $ 5.62 $ 8.01 16% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1917 M 0.11% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1918 M 2 095 000 $ 8.43 $ 11 $ 12 12% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1918 M 0.2% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1919 M 1 677 000 $ 21 6% Circulation - Melbourne Mint
1919 M 0% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1920 M* 0% Proof - Melbourne Mint (with star)
1921  1 247 000 $ 14 7% Circulation
1921  0% Proof
1922  2 057 999 $ 8.19 9% Circulation
1922  0% Proof
1923  1 038 000 7% Circulation
1923  0% Proof
1924  1 582 000 7% Circulation
1924  0.11% Proof
1925  2 960 000 $ 8.43 $ 8.19 $ 15 16% Circulation
1925  0.11% Proof
1926  2 487 000 $ 8.19 10% Circulation
1926  0.11% Proof
1927  3 420 000 $ 12 $ 15 $ 16 12% Circulation
1927  50 0.2% Proof
1928  1 962 000 $ 14 $ 18 9% Circulation
1928  0% Proof
1931  3 129 000 $ 10 $ 15 15% Circulation
1931  0.2% Proof
1932  188 000 3% Circulation
1933  488 000 4% Circulation
1934  1 674 000 $ 17 $ 14 12% Circulation
1934  100 0% Proof
1935  915 000 $ 10 8% Circulation
1935  0.11% Proof
1936  2 382 000 $ 8.99 $ 7.56 $ 14 $ 10 26% Circulation
1936  0.6% Proof

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