Florin coins were first introduced under
Victoria, then were circulated under
all monarchs, except Edward VIII.
24 pennies = 2 shillings
= 1 florin = 1/10 of a pound
The first United Kingdom florin was
minted in 1849, with the last circulation
issue dated 1967, prior to decimilisation.
Florins were minted in 1968, with the date
of 1967, and proofs were made in 1970.
The United Kingdom florin obverse
features the monarch of the time, encircled
by a legend describing their titles.
The reverse designs changed relatively
frequently, compared to other denominations,
and generally significantly on each change.
The UK florin composition was initially
92.5% silver, until debased to 50% silver in
1920, then changing to cupro-nickel in 1947.
All Coin Values resource
UK coin values
1849 to 1967
What is a florin from the United Kingdom worth?
Values, images, and specifications for florin (two shilling) coins from the UK, Great Britain,
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, dependancies, and British colonies from 1849 to 1967.
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