In 1947 the Royal Mint removed all Silver from our coinage and it was now to
be struck in cupro-nickel. The 1947 and the 1948 issues had the normal legend
on the coins, but in 1947 India became independent and so that in 1949 changed
The Florin of King George VI issued in cupronickel was struck in 1947, 1948,
1949, 1950 and 1951. There were no coins struck for circulation in 1952 because
that was the year that the King died. The next Florin to be issued was in 1953 for
the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. We offer the complete King George VI
cupronickel Florin Collection for only £12.50.
They come in a snap-lock plastic bag, ready to be added to your collection, all
coins are in Fine condition and you get one coin of every date 1947-1951.
VIP collectors were offered Sterling Silver versions of the old round pound. This coin is dated 2006. These are the regular base
metal designs but struck in Proof Sterling Silver.
You have the Queen on the obverse and the Egyption Arch on the reverse.
Each coin comes in a protective capsule as issued and is in gleaming Brilliant Proof condition.