In 1944 the Melbourne mint struck 22.44 million Australian florins bearing the Kruger Gray design of the Coat of Arms on the reverse and Paget's portrait of King George VI on the obverse . The San Francisco mint also assisted in the production of Australian florins ( ), these can be differentiated from the Melbourne mint issue by the presence of an S mintmark above the date.
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1944 Melbourne mint florin
1944 San Francisco mint florin
The Melbourne mint issue, despite the higher mintage is a much more difficult coin to acquire in mint state due to the near absence of bank rolls surfacing. Sourcing the date at MS65 and above can represent a significant challenge and for most collectors will necessitate being satisfied with an MS64 example. MintageMintageMintageValues 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.