1853 Victoria Gothic Silver Florin
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The florin, one tenth of a pound, is the second date of the gothic florin. The picture shown may not be the coin you receive. Photographs shown may not be.
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I’ll never afford a Gothic crown, and a Gothic florin is out of reach right now. So… what to do?
What is a Queen Victoria florin from the United Kingdom worth? Values, images, and specifications for Queen Victoria florin coins from the UK. You are on ‘page 3’. All Coin Values resource. UK florin. Victoria, gothic.
Great Britain ‘Gothic’ Florin (2 Shilling) NGC MS Price: $1, Image 1. Larger / More Photos. Add to Wish List. ADD TO CART.
Posted on: If you enjoy this website, and would like it to remain open, please make a donation to Kate Tattersall Adventures. Click here. In British currency went through a decimalization process pence in a pound simplifying notation, pricing, and spending. This article will provide a breakdown of the old monetary system, concentrating on the Victorian era and the various coins that existed and were used in Britain, and touch on those minted for colonial holdings.
There were changes during the s that will be included. I will not cover every facet of what is a vast subject. A replica penny, halfpenny, and farthing, of the smaller bronze sizes, displayed together for reference.
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The type was issued with only that one date (although scarce proofs exist dated ), and was superseded by the Gothic florin in In the meantime.
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The florin was introduced in as the first move towards decimalisation of the British coinage. This, the second issue, is known as the “Gothic florin” because of the use of Gothic lettering in the legend. Crowned bust of Queen Victoria facing left, the dress decorated with roses, thistles and shamrocks; at edge below the bust in small letters the artist’s initials W. Four crowned shields forming a cross around a rose, the shields bear the arms of England, top and bottom, Scotland at right and Ireland at left; between shields under arched canopy, two roses, a thistle and a shamrock; around above, One florin; around below, one tenth of a pound, in Gothic letters.
Coin Type Gothic Florin The florin was introduced in as the first move towards decimalisation of the British coinage. Composition: 0.
Victoria Gothic Florin , S, KM, rare date, VF35 NGC, choice for the grade level, no damage, light – Available at September Signature.
Lettering: Victoria d:g:britt: reg:f:d:mdccclxxvii. Crowned cruciform shields of England, Scotland and Ireland, national flower emblems in angles, legend around. Lettering: One florin one tenth of a pound. Obverse die varieties: KM Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms.
They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes. Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin.
Great Britain: Victoria Gothic Florin 1854,…
Diameter is 28mm 1. Gothic type ‘B’. SCBC
Obverse. Crowned bust of Queen Victoria left, legend and date around. Lettering: Victoria d:g.
Alexandrina Victoria was born on 24th May Victoria oversaw the extensive growth and expansion of the British Empire under her rule, with dramatic changes in British culture, industry, and technology. These changes had a significant influence on the development and spread of British coinage. Victorian currency was minted throughout the world in countries such as India and Australia, as well as Britain.
To this day, it is the longest a portrait has featured on our circulating coinage , having been issued on bronze coins up until It featured the Gothic Head portrait by William Wyon which would actually go on to be regarded as one of the most beautiful representations of the Victorian age. It was swiftly withdrawn from circulation after three years.
This particular portrait represents the revival of Gothic culture across Victorian life and draws its name from the distinct gothic font used for the inscription around the edge, and the intricate detail on the crown that Victoria wears, which is considered a numismatic masterpiece. As the second Florin to promote decimalisation, the Gothic Florin again failed to gain popularity but was minted for longer than its predecessor. Click here to own a genuine Queen Victoria Silver Florin.
As part of British imperial expansion, the Royal Mint opened a branch in Sydney and the first Sovereign was minted there in This portrait was only ever seen on Australian coins , produced exclusively at the Sydney Mint for just 14 years. It depicted a younger queen with a sprig of banksia an Australia plant weaved into her hair, which gave it a distinct Australian feel.
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Discussion in ‘ World Coins ‘ started by lordmarcovan , Sep 10, Log in or Sign up. Coin Talk. I’ll never afford a Gothic crown, and a Gothic florin is out of reach right now. Just go for one of the British India Vickies!
Victoria: Silver Gothic Florin (Indistinct Date). £ 2 bids. £ postage.
An extraordinarily rare coin, and possibly the rarest Victoria florin. This is the single graded example of this type by either PCGS or NGC, and just one of three total proof florins that have been graded by either firm. The last example of this type to have been sold at public auction was a full decade ago. That coin, sold by St. James Auction 2, 11 May , lot , was described as having a ‘small scratch behind head, otherwise about FDC. James one. This coin has no flaws worthy of note and only the very lightest of handling marks visible under magnification.
Despite the scratch noted on the St. In the interim decade, the market in general, and for high-grade Victoria coins in particular, has gone up tremendously.
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The British florin , or two shilling coin, was issued from until , with a final issue for collectors dated Valued at one tenth of a pound 24 old pence , it was the last coin circulating immediately prior to decimalisation to be demonetised, in , having for a quarter of a century circulated alongside the ten pence piece , identical in specifications and value. The florin was introduced as part of an experiment in decimalisation that went no further at that time.
The original florins, dated , attracted controversy for omitting a reference to God from Queen Victoria ‘s titles; that type is accordingly known as the “Godless florin”, and was in succeeded by the “Gothic florin”, for its design and style of lettering. Throughout most of its existence, the florin bore some variation of either the shields of the United Kingdom, or the emblems of its constituent nations on the reverse , a tradition broken between and , when the coin featured a windswept figure of a standing Britannia.
In , following the accession of George V , the florin regained the shields and sceptres design it had in the late Victorian Era , and kept that motif until , when the national emblems were placed on it. The florin retained such a theme for the remainder of its run, though a new design was used from , following the accession of Elizabeth II. In , prior to decimalisation, the Royal Mint began striking the ten pence piece.
The old two shilling piece remained in circulation until the ten pence piece was made smaller, and earlier coins, including the florin, were demonetised. The drive for decimalisation of the currency in Britain dates as far back as