Australia 1958 florin
This specimen was lot 22025 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $223.25. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRALIA. Florin, 1958. NGC PROOF-66. Mintage of only 1,506 pieces. Brilliant and quite attractive." The type was issued 1956-63 from Melbourne and all dates are common with the 1956 being slightly scarce.
Recorded mintage: 8,972,000 + 1,506 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2017 Denver ANA Auction: Ancients, Selections from The Richard Stuart Collection & World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.