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1944 Australia Florin - King George VI
A very attractive coin in great condition.
This one can take pride of place in your collection for this particular year and denomination.
Just fantastic to look at.
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 1927, 1934-35, 1951 and 1954.
Mints:M – Melbourne S - Sydney USA - United States of America
Mint Marks:S - San Francisco
1910-1963 - All florins during this period had the following dimensions.
Edge – Milled
Composition this period:92.5 silver, 7,5% copper
Obverse:Has a portrait of King George VI by Thomas H. Paget
Reverse:From 1910 to 1936 the Australian coat of arms.by W.H.J. Blakemore was on the reverse. From 1938 to 1963 the Australian Coat of Arms by George Kruger Gray was used.