George VI, Florin Choice Uncirculated, 1944

We have a small hoard of Uncirculated and Choice Uncirculated 1944 King George VI Silver Florins. The Florin is the most difficult denomination to get in most series. These Florins and beautiful silver coins, when a coin was struck in silver and you knew it. There is something about silver that makes you feel good, after all it is a precious metal. You have the bare head of King George VI on the obverse and a crowned Rose on the reverse. The Mint would only continue to use Silver in our coinage for just two more years. A scarce denomination and choice quality, what more could you ask for? The coin presented here is the Uncirculated Silver Florin.
Availability: In stock
SKU: UFL44U
£35.00
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