Great Britain 2 Shillings (Florin)  1937 to 1951
Great Britain 2 Shillings (Florin) 1937 to 1951

Hi Aubrey -- These are modern coins and are not worth very much. A collector may pay a few US dollars to add an uncirculated specimen to his or her collection. After 1946 the coins are made of copper nickel, so they do not even carry silver value. Before then, coins dated 1937 to 1946, these were made in 50 percent silver and contain 0.182 troy ounces of the precious metal.

worn: BV
average circulated: BV + $1 US dollar
well preserved: BV + $3
fully uncirculated: BV + $4

Look up the current price per troy ounce at and multiply by 0.182 to find the base value (BV) for the coin. If, for instance, silver is trading for $15 US dollars per troy ounce, BV = 0.182 x 15 = $2.70.

worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $4

Coin: 5993 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: aubrey, Tue, 16-Nov-2010 03:00:00 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 02-Nov-2013 03:06:10 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Wed, 25-Mar-2015 01:50:45 GMT
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