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1927 Australia Commemorative Florin - King George V
This is one of the 4 commemorative silver florins released during their history. It was in fact the very first released.
It was to commemorate the opening of the Parliament House in Canberra in 1927.
The coin is in absolutely stunning condition and will be a fantastic investment into the future.
One to put away with a smile.
From 1938 to 1963 the Australian Coat of Arms by George Kruger Gray was used.
There were in total 6 varites of Florin coins minted between 1910 and 1963 when decimalisation occured.
Additionally there were a further 4 commemorative florins issued in 1934-35, 1951 and 1954.
Mints: M – Melbourne
1910-1963 - All florins during this period had the following dimensions.
Diameter 28.5 mm
Weight 11.31 grams
Edge – Milled
Composition this period:92.5 silver, 7,5% copper
Obverse: Has a portrait of King George VI by Thomas H. Paget
Reverse: Commemorating the opening of the original Parliament House. Designed by George Kruger Gray.