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George V

1911 - 36

The George V florin series, lasting throughout George V's reign from 1911 to 1936, features the Australian coat of arms with ADVANCE AUSTRALIA across the scroll, FLORIN up the top of the reverse , and the year of issue down the bottom. The obverse features the crowned bust of King George V facing to the left and the legend , GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT : OMN : REX F. D. IND : IMP (George V, by the grace of god, Ruler and King of Britain, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India).

Like most George V series, this a very popular series to collect. In lower grade, all dates can be acquired at reasonable expense, though the 1932 tends to start at around $200. Type set collectors would do well aiming for the 1925, 1927, 1928, 1931, 1935, and 1936 for good strikes at good value. This series was struck at the London, Heaton, Sydney, and Melbourne mints . From 1911 to 1915 the London Mint struck florins, though in 1914 and 1915 the Heaton Mint assisted with examples displaying the 'H' mintmark beneath the date. From 1916 to 1919 the Melbourne mint struck florins bearing the mintmark 'M' under the date, and from 1924 to 1926 the Melbourne mint in conjunction with the Sydney mint struck florins and the rest of the series was struck solely by the Melbourne mint.

The tails side of the coinThe heads side of the coinThe inscription around the inner edge of the coina facility that produces coinsA marking, usually a letter or dot that signifies which mint struck a particular coin
 MintageVG8F12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62MS63MS64MS651911 950,00035641202603109002,6005,1005,6006,10022,0001912 1,000,0003450832606501,5002,50011,00014,00018,00032,0001913 1,200,00065961403504801,3001,4005,90014,00017,00030,0001914 2,300,0003652851602804301,0001,7002,1009,90019,0001914-H 500,0001201702804707802,2002,40016,00018,00026,00032,0001915 500,00068761003008501,0001,80018,00019,00024,00030,0001915-H 750,00059821303305307109702,9003,50012,00026,0001916-M 2,752,0003334371003104504701,3002,6005,6006,6001917-M 4,305,000262831901602505001,0001,2001,7005,0001918-M 2,095,0002940621101403205807504,4005,3008,8001919-M 1,677,00057841302707101,6001,9002,0006,2009,10020,0001921 1,247,11251791302303101,1001,1002,6009,60010,00011,0001922 2,057,858313954903303606903,3004,0006,7009,9001923 1,038,46435631102505009701,2002,7009,0009,40010,0001924 1,582,67448691102102602903601,8002,0006,5007,4001925 2,960,0002431521001201902506401,8003,9005,2001926 2,487,250192229502604805701,9002,2004,1007,4001927 1,420,970242943811502003007108501,9006,1001928 1,962,0002230341101401401705808401,6004,3001931 3,129,682242427391001201402303306201,3001932 188,0001702302806602,6007,2008,20031,00032,00038,00067,0001933 488,00047601303705001,1001,3008,50010,00014,00025,0001934 1,674,0001923311001201501506909004,1005,0001935 915,00026475058951702103307102,1003,1001936 2,382,00021232736741001202704004601,000 MintagePR60PR61PR62PR63PR64PR65PR661911 Matte Proof2       1914-H Proof4 Known78,000100,000130,000180,000250,000370,000540,0001915-H Proof2 Known       1920-* Pattern7 Known       1923 ProofUnknown       1924 ProofUnknown       1925 ProofUnknown       1926 ProofUnknown       1927 ProofUnknown       1928 Proof3 Known       1931 ProofUnknown       1934 Proof503,4004,2005,2006,4008,10010,00013,0001936 ProofUnknown        Mintage1911 SpecimenUnknown1914-H Specimen7 Known1916-M Specimen601917-M SpecimenUnknown1918-M SpecimenUnknown1919-M Specimen2 Known1922 SpecimenUnknown1932 SpecimenUnknown1933 SpecimenUnknown1935 SpecimenUnknownValues are in AUD and are retail price estimations based on past sales of coins certified by PCGS or NGC and as such values only related to such graded coins. Uncertified coins or coins graded by other services would likely be worth significantly less. For wholesale pricing please refer to the Red Sheet. While all attempts to ensure accurate pricing, data entry errors can occur and as such no warranty is expressed or implied as to the accuracy of any information published on this website. It is important to verify all published sales to ensure the accuracy of the pricing when making any purchase decision. Any personal information provided to us is protected by the Privacy Act 1988.