Australia 1963 florin
This specimen was lot 3496 in Goldberg sale 85 (Los Angeles, June 2015), where it sold for $147. The catalog description noted, "Australia. Florin, 1963 (m). Elizabeth II. NGC graded Proof 66." The SCWC lists this type for 1956-63. This date, from the Melbourne mint, is common, tho proofs are scarce.
Recorded mintage: 12,002,000 plus 5,042 proofs.
Specification: 11.31 g, .500 fine silver, 28.5 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM-60.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 85: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2015.