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South Africa Florin  1923 to 1930
South Africa Florin 1923 to 1930

A florin is 2 shillings. For reasons unknown, South Africa changed the annotation on their florins to '2 shillings' in 1930. If you happen to have a 1930 coin labeled 'florin' instead of '2 shillings,' you have a very valuable coin. Only 14 such coins exist.

There are 0.291 troy ounces of silver in each coin.

For all the other dates, except 1925, here is how catalog values run:

FLORIN (all dates except 1925):
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $18
well preserved: $100
fully uncirculated: $300
florins dated 1923 are a tad more common; multiply these figures by 0.7

FLORIN DATED 1925:
worn: $100 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $300
well preserved: $1000
fully uncirculated: $2500

Refer to our Important Terminology page to understand what 'catalog value' means.

Coin: 19944 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Rajan, Mon, 14-Sep-2015 22:34:08 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 15-Sep-2015 13:03:24 GMT
Requester description: 1924 front possibly a shield a shield
reverse - george facing left wearing a crown florin front - south africa zuid afrika florin 1924
back - georgivis v rex emperator
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Thank you,
Kindest Regards
Rajan
And thank you for your interest, Rajan. - CoinQuest (Todd)

  

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