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Great Britain Florin  1911 to 1926
Great Britain Florin 1911 to 1926

Let's see. In the old British monetary system there were 4 farthings in a pence, 12 pence in a shilling, and 2 shillings in a florin. The type of florin that you have was minted between 1911 and 1926, and all these coins are about equal in value regardless of date. In worn condition they start at about $10 US dollars catalog value and get as high as $50 in well-preserved, but circulated, condition. A fully uncirculated coin catalogs near $100.

By the way, there were 5 shillings in a crown, 4 crowns in a pound (also known as a sovereign), and 21 shillings in a guinea.

Coin: 1245 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: stacey, Mon, 07-Sep-2009 18:15:14 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 18-May-2013 19:08:32 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Mon, 03-Sep-2012 14:42:37 GMT
Requester description: front of coin at top says ONE FLORIN. Picture is worn, but depicts four shildswitha triangle design in the middle with four swords separating the shields. Teh back of the coin is a head. starting in bottom left, going clockwise 'GEORGIVS V D C]BRITT:OMN:REX F.D IND:IMP'
Tags: great britain florin george crown harp lion scepter coat arms coats crests insignia crest creast shield sword sworeds swords broadsword crowned tiara crwon crpwn crowns tiarra tiera one ones four shildswitha triangle triangular triangles triange triagles sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid ashield shields head geroge stgeorge glorgivs georgius georgvs georgeivs georgious geroges georg geogivs georgian geor gearge georgium georger georgia georgvis goerg georgevs georgivs v britaain uk brit brittan brittrex brittain england britian britt english britan british britsh brilt brittish omn rex ind imp

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