Victoria (1837-1901), Gothic Florin, 1870

Victoria Gothic Florin 1870

£125.00

Victoria (1837-1901), Gothic Florin, 1870, Queen in crown and decorated dress facing left legend in Gothic script. Die Number 20 below bust and WW

Reverse. crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles, edge milled (S.3893; ESC. 836; Bull. 2870).

Underlying hints of golden tones.

The first florin introduced was part of an new coinage experiment, decimalisation that didn’t progress. The original florins, dated 1849, omitted the reference to God from the Queen’s title and therefore attracted the name “Godless florin”, and was in 1851 succeeded by the “Gothic florin”, for its design and style of lettering.

Victoria (1837-1901), Gothic Florin, 1870

Victoria (1837-1901), Gothic Florin, 1870, Queen in crown and decorated dress facing left legend in Gothic script. Die Number 20 below bust and WW


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Description

Victoria (1837-1901), Gothic Florin, 1870, Queen in crown and decorated dress facing left legend in Gothic script. Die Number 20 below bust and WW

Reverse. crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles, edge milled (S.3893; ESC. 836; Bull. 2870).

Underlying hints of golden tones.

The first florin introduced was part of an new coinage experiment, decimalisation that didn’t progress. The original florins, dated 1849, omitted the reference to God from the Queen’s title and therefore attracted the name “Godless florin”, and was in 1851 succeeded by the “Gothic florin”, for its design and style of lettering.

Victoria (1837-1901), Gothic Florin, 1870

Victoria (1837-1901), Gothic Florin, 1870, Queen in crown and decorated dress facing left legend in Gothic script. Die Number 20 below bust and WW

Take a look at the video to appreciate what the coin will look like in the hand

take a look at https://www.acsearch.info whereby auction results can be viewed, please note that these results are normally shown before Buyers Premium and VAT
Please note that GMCoins is not responsible for the content on any associated website.

Additional information

Metal

Silver

Denomination

Florin

Weight

11.3 grams