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1906 Edward VII British Silver Florin

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Reverse
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General
Type: Edward VII British Silver Florin 
Years: 1902 - 1910  Cat. Num.: KM# 801 
Country: Great Britain  Period: Edward VII 
Currency: Pound sterling  Face value: 1 Florin 
System: Sterling pre-decimal  4 Farthings = 1 Penny
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound (Sovereign)
21 Shillings = 1 Guinea 
Desgr/Engr: G. DeSaulles 
Obverse: Edward VII head right 
Legend: EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP: 
Reverse: Britannia standing looking right 
Legend: ONE FLORIN TWO SHILLINGS 
Edge: Reeded 
Issue
Year:
1906
Mint: The Royal Mint 
Mintage: 6,910,000 
Scarcity:
Valuation:
 
Notes:  
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Specifications
Alignment:
Medal 
 
Composition: Silver 
Fineness: 0.9250 
Weight(g): 11.3104g 
Weight(Oz): 0.36 Oz 
Net Content: 0.34 Oz (10.46g) 
Bullion Value: $6.02 
Diameter: 28.00mm 
Thickness:  
Description

The British two shilling coin, also known as the florin, was issued from 1849 until 1967. It was worth one tenth of a pound, or twenty-four old pence. It should not be confused with the medieval gold florin, which was nominally worth six shillings.

In 1968, in the run-up to decimalisation, the two shilling coin was superseded by the decimal ten pence coin, which had the same value and initially the same size and weight. It continued in circulation, alongside the ten pence, until 1993, when the ten pence was reduced in size.

Value Range 
Year Mintage G F VF EF AU UNC BU PROOF
1906 6,910,000 $8.50 $14.50 $27 $110 $210 $450
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